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Respect Indigenous ancestors: Scholars urge community engagement

April 26, 2018

A new article in the journal Science provides guidance for those intending to study ancient human remains in the Americas. The paper, written by Indigenous scholars and scientists and those who collaborate with Indigenous communities on studies of ancient DNA, offers a clear directive to others contemplating such research: First, do no harm.


April 26, 2018


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Ripan Malhi featured on Day of Archaeology website

July 16, 2014

"Day of Archaeology" is a project that aims to provide a window into the daily lives of archeologists from all over the world.  The project asks people working, studying or volunteering in the archeological world to participate in a “Day of Archaeology” each summer by recording their day through text, images or videos and sharing them on their website.

This year, associate professor of anthropology and IGB member Ripan Malhi was featured in an article entitled "Molecular Archeology Puts Artifacts in Perspective.”


July 16, 2014


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IGB Hosts Second Summer Internship for Native Americans in Genomics

August 26, 2013

IGB Hosts Second Summer Internship for Native Americans in Genomics

More than a dozen students from across North America attended the Summer Internship for Native Americans in Genomics (SING) workshop at the Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) on August 4–11 to discuss the potential, as well as the risks, for genomic research in Native American communities.

Marcus Briggs-Cloud was one of over a dozen attendees to the 2013 SING workshop.


August 26, 2013


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Mitochondrial DNA Ties Ancient Remains to Living Descendants

July 5, 2013

Study of Mitochondrial DNA Ties Ancient Remains to Living Descendants

Researchers report that they have found a direct genetic link between the remains of Native Americans who lived thousands of years ago and their living descendants. The team used mitochondrial DNA, which children inherit only from their mothers, to track three maternal lineages from ancient times to the present.


July 5, 2013


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