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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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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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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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Terence Keel discusses Christian Roots of ‘Race Science’ with UCLA Magazine

Terence Keel discusses Christian Roots of ‘Race Science’ with UCLA Magazine

Photo by Jai Lennard of UCLA Magazine In UCLA Magazine‘s “Terence Keel on the Christian Roots of ‘Race Science,’” ISG Faculty member Terence Keel shares his interest and extensive research on how Christian precepts have shaped racial and scientific attitude into the 21st century, which includes his most recent investigation into how doctors classify deaths of Black and brown people…

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