DNA Nation raises tough questions for Indigenous Australians

Emma Kowal (Deputy Director, NCIG) and Misty Jenkins (Governance Board member) contributed to The Conversation with this piece on 26 May 2016.

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Native Americans and Indigenous Australians have a shared experience of genomics

NCIG is delighted to have a representative at the Summer Internship for Native Americans in Genomics.

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DNA Nation starts Sunday 22 May on SBS

We are looking forward with interest to DNA Nation, a three-part documentary series airing on SBS from 22 May. 

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Encounters Exhibition at NMA

NCIG’s Simon Easteal and Ms Azure Hermes met Senator Nova Peris OAM at the opening of the National Museum of Australia’s Encounters exhibition, Wednesday 2 December 2015.  The exhibition features rare, early Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander objects from the British Museum and runs until 28 March 2016.

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NCIG and Nobel nobility

NCIG Chairman Mick Gooda, and Board Member Dr Misty Jenkins bumped in Nobel laureates Emeritus Professor Rolf Zinkernagel and Prof Brian Schidmt.

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Welcome to The National Centre for Indigenous Genomics

The National Centre for Indigenous Genomics (NCIG) aims to establish a national resource, under Indigenous governance, for appropriate and respectful genetic and genomic research that will benefit Indigenous Australians.

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Acknowledgement of country

We acknowledge and celebrate the First Australians on whose traditional lands we work, and pay our respects to the elders of the Ngunnawal people past and present.

Kulama 2012 Image used by kind permission of the artist, Timothy Cook.

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