Catch up with Cassandra White, 2019-20 GW Undergraduate Research Awardee

Cassandra White
Cassandra White, a senior majoring in biology and public health, became interested in research after taking a class on human evolutionary genetics. (Harrison Jones/ GW Today)
February 05, 2020

A senior majoring in biology and public health at GW, Cassandra White has recently been featured in GW Today!  A recipient of a GW Undergraduate Research Award, Cassie is researching relations of genetic and environmental factors to primates’ personality, specifically examining the DNA of chimpanzees and comparing that with validated personality data available to GW's Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology.

Cassie has been working on this project under Brenda Bradley, Associate Professor of Anthropology.