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Trainee Paper Spotlight: Marcos Araújo Castro e Silva

Author: Marcos Araújo Castro e Silva, M.Sc., B.Sc Ph.D. Candidate Department of Genetics and Evolutionary Biology Institute of Biosciences University of São Paulo (Photo courtesy Castro e Silva) Castro e Silva MA, et al. Genomic insight into the origins and dispersal of the Brazilian coastal natives. 2019 PNAS. Feb 4;117(5):2372-2377 The indigenous populations of the... Read More

Finding Success in your Postdoc with Derrick Morton, PhD

Postdoctoral training prepares newly minted PhD or MD researchers for careers in academia, industry, and other scientific professions by honing their research skills. Selecting the right lab or mentor can set you up for success. ASHG spoke with 2019-2021 HGSI Scholar Derrick Morton, PhD about his postdoctoral experience at Emory University as an IRACDA fellow.... Read More

The logo is owned by Decolonize DNA Day and the Native BioData Consortium; Powerful and impactful, Oglala Lakota artist Walt Pourier of Vision Maker Media designed this logo for the Decolonize DNA Day event. It uses the fist, a common motif in protest imagery. It also reflects the topic of DNA and genomics.

The Decolonization of DNA DAY

National DNA Day, designated as April 25th by the 108th U.S. Congress, celebrates the DNA double helix discovery of 1953 and the completion of the human genome project as two of the most significant scientific accomplishments in the past 100 years. ASHG has a long tradition of celebrating DNA day through a variety of individual... Read More

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