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Nick Shapiro receives the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s “Data, Justice, and Society” Grant

Nick Shapiro receives the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s “Data, Justice, and Society” Grant

Congratulations to ISG Faculty member, Nick Shapiro, who was selected  as one of five inaugural faculty members to receive the Mellon “Data, Justice, and Society” grant. The new grant is dedicated to develop new undergraduate or graduate courses to teach in the areas of critical data studies, data and society and digital humanities, using social justice frameworks. In addition to…

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2022 | Nanibaa’ Garrison: “The Humane Pangenome Project: a global resource to map genomic diversity” (2022)

2022 | Nanibaa’ Garrison: “The Humane Pangenome Project: a global resource to map genomic diversity” (2022)

Image by ISG Senior Artist Amisha Gadani Congratulations to ISG Faculty member, Nanibaa’ Garrison, for her co-authoring most recent publication, The Humane Pangenome Project: a global resource to map genomic diversity, in the nature journal on April 20, 2022. Abstract The human reference genome is the most widely used resource in human genetics and is due for a major update. Its…

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2022 | Nanibaa’ Garrison: “Using Indigenous Standards to Implement the CARE Principles: Setting Expectations through Tribal Research Codes” (2022)

2022 | Nanibaa’ Garrison: “Using Indigenous Standards to Implement the CARE Principles: Setting Expectations through Tribal Research Codes” (2022)

Image by frontiers Congratulations to ISG Faculty member, Nanibaa’ Garrison, for her co-authoring recent publication in the frontiers in Genetics journal on March 21, 2022. Abstract Biomedical data are now organized in large-scale databases allowing researchers worldwide to access and utilize the data for new projects. As new technologies generate even larger amounts of data, data governance and data management…

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2022 | Aaron Panofsky and Nanibaa’ Garrison — “Getting genetic ancestry right for science and society” (2022)

2022 | Aaron Panofsky and Nanibaa’ Garrison — “Getting genetic ancestry right for science and society” (2022)

Image by Science Magazine Congratulations to ISG Director Aaron Panofsky and ISG Associate Professor Nanibaa’ Garrison for co-authoring their latest article in the April 2022 edition of Science journal magazine, “Getting Genetic Ancestry Right for Science and Society,” in which Panofsky and Garrison examine genetic ancestry and moving away from race in genetic research. Abstract Glaring health disparities have reinvigorated…

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Jessica Lynch’s collaborative research on Brazilian squirrel monkeys receives NSF grant

Jessica Lynch’s collaborative research on Brazilian squirrel monkeys receives NSF grant

Image by Alexandria Zoo Congratulations to ISG Faculty member Jessica Lynch for her collaboration on a research study about sexual selection in tiny Brazilian squirrel monkeys. Lynch worked with lead  research team at the California Lutheran University, which includes Principal Investigator and biologist, Anita Stone, and her exceptional undergraduate students. Lynch’s collaborative research was made possible through a generous grant…

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Chris Kelty’s Labyrinth Project Podcast explores L.A.’s urban ecosystem

Chris Kelty’s Labyrinth Project Podcast explores L.A.’s urban ecosystem

Photo by ISG Senior Artist Amisha Gadani ISG Faculty member Chris Kelty‘s new UCLA podcast, “The Labyrinth Project,” captures the complexity of the urban ecosystem.  Faithful to the production of this project, five UCLA undergraduates and graduates assisted Kelty in exploring various ecological problems, such as the relationship between people’s attempts to battle one species, rats, while preserving another, mountain…

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