Courtesy of UCSF AME Center

701: Janet Wojcicki

Anthropologist and Epidemiologist

Born: 8 January 1970, California, United States of America

Janet’s sisters are the CEOs of YouTube (Susan) and 23andMe (Anne).

Janet’s main study is obesity and how it develops in large populations. She has also studied the link between nutritional factors and HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa and the link between obesity and telomere length in Latino infants and toddlers.

Janet holds a PhD and is linked to University of California San Francisco.