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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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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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ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro inspires conversation of ‘Chemo-ethnography’ in his interview with “Chemistry World”

ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro inspires conversation of ‘Chemo-ethnography’ in his interview with “Chemistry World”

In his interview with Chemistry World, a publication of the Royal Society of Chemistry, ISG Professor Nicholas Shapiro discusses his research and analysis in an emerging subfield ‘Chemo-ethnography,’ which probes how chemistry impacts human culture. Additionally, Shapiro utilizes his research to support that an issue involves examining both the chemical and cultural context.   ‘Chemo-ethnography is simply anthropology recognising that…

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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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