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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 | 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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ISG Professor Wayne Grody receives the 2021 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award

ISG Professor Wayne Grody receives the 2021 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award

Congratulations to ISG Professor Wayne Grody for being selected as one of the recipients of the 2021 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award.¬† Dr. Grody has been awarded with $1250 and will be acknowledged in the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony’s oath program.  

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ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro selected to receive Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars

ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro selected to receive Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars

ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro has been selected as one of five faculty members to receive the Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars. This program, supported with the funding from the Chancellor’s Office, annually supports a cohort of UCLA faculty who will design a new course to integrate undergraduates into their community-engaged research projects. Shapiro has been granted $10,000 in research funds.…

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ISG Professors Soraya de Chadarevian and Nicholas Shapiro receive Life Sciences Excellence Award

ISG Professors Soraya de Chadarevian and Nicholas Shapiro receive Life Sciences Excellence Award

Congratulations to ISG Professors Soraya de Chadarevian and Nicholas Shapiro for receiving the 2021 Life Sciences Excellence Award. The quality of nominations was outstanding this year which is a reflection of our commitment to world class research, educational innovation, and inclusive excellence in Life Sciences at UCLA. Excellence in Research Award for a Tenured Professor ISG Professor Soraya de Chadarevian…

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ISG Professor Bharat Venkat receives a Career Development Award 2020-2021 from the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Congratulations to ISG Professor Bharat Venkat who among 30 UCLA Faculty members was selected for a Career Development Award granted by the Office of Equity Diversity & Inclusion (EDI). EDI annually solicits applications for the Faculty Career Development Award program (FCDA). Faculty Career Development Awards are given annually to regular rank Assistant Professors and Assistant Professors in-Residence, providing research support…

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