There's Something About Neanderthals
In this episode of The DNA Download, Halleta meets Alexandra Langston, who explains who the Neanderthals were and why we care about their DNA. Hint: They’re family!

Key words: Neanderthals, Neander Valley, ancient humans, migrations

Alexandra Langston is a Customer Operations Specialist and a member of the Customer Care Team. Alex graduated from Saint Mary’s College of California, where she studied Biology and Music/Vocal Performance! She then joined the Peace Corps and served as a Health Promoter in rural Guatemala. She is excited to be in a position at 23andMe where her love for health and science intersects with her desire to empower people to be proactive about their own health and life journeys. Outside of work, Alex sings in a Bay Area semi-professional a cappella group called “Smorgaschord.” She also enjoys rock climbing and loves to travel. Alex is a firm believer that exploring the world is one of the best forms of education!