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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Grant success for Misty Jenkins

Misty Jenkins has been awarded the 2015 Tall Poppy Science Award recognising the brightest young researcher in Victoria.

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Public Lecture by Prof Simon Easteal

Prof Simon Easteal gave a well-attended public lecture at The John Curtin School of Medical Research on 25 May entitled The National Centre for Indigneous Genomics:  a national resource for Indigenous health and heritage.

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AIATSIS Council members visit NCIG

NCIG hosted members of the AIATSIS Council on 14 May for a presentation and tour of the collection.

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Sunday Dreaming at Government House

A classic autumn day at Government House was the backdrop for Sunday Dreaming, an auction and sale of Indigenous art.

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Browsing the stalls at Sunday Dreaming

"Sunday Dreaming" Preview Event

The Foyer of The John Curtin School of Medical Research, arguably something of a work of art in itself, was the impressive backdrop for a preview of  Indigenous art later auctioned at Sunday Dreaming, a fundraising event held at Government House on Sunday 3 May.

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Indigenous Art on display at JCSMR

Deputy Director receives award and launches book

NCIG’s Deputy Director, Associate Professor Emma Kowal was awarded the Academy of Social Sciences Australia (ASSA) 2014 Paul Bourke Award for Early Career Research.

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Welcome to The National Centre for Indigenous Genomics

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

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.

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About NCIG: an introduction

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Updated:  9 July 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director, NCIG/Page Contact:  Web Admin, NCIG