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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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Nick Shapiro’s Research Featured in News on the Impact of the Climate Crisis on Structurally Vulnerable Incarcerated Populations

Nick Shapiro’s Research Featured in News on the Impact of the Climate Crisis on Structurally Vulnerable Incarcerated Populations

The Intercept recently published two articles featuring Nicholas Shapiro’s ongoing research on carceral ecologies. In addtion, the same publication produced an interactive map using data Shapiro and his lab collected titled Climate and Punishment. MIGRANTS FLEEING HURRICANES AND DROUGHT FACE NEW CLIMATE DISASTERS IN ICE DETENTION Angel Argueta Anariba fled a 1998 hurricane in Honduras, only to get lashed by…

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Bharat Venkat’s students reflect on completing their research at UCLA Library while learning remotely

Bharat Venkat’s students reflect on completing their research at UCLA Library while learning remotely

Photo credit to UCLA Library During a time of campus closure and remote learning, UCLA Library reimagined its services critical for students to carry out their research and academic coursework. Two students of ISG Faculty member, Bharat Venkat‘s “Red Hot LA” class, Alexandra Nechaev (’21) and Alice Lu (’21),  shared their reflections on the invaluable support, ingenuity and dedication that…

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