FACING UP TO INJUStiCE IN GENOMIC SCIENCE

Nature News | April 16, 2019

Researchers from under-represented groups are making genomics more inclusive by working with communities that have been overlooked or abused. (A part of this article features the genomics work being conducted in the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians community.) | Read the article here

TCU Study Engages Tribal Communities in Genomics Research

Tribal College Journal | Volume 29, No. 4, Summer 2018 | April 24, 2018

Less than 1% of participants in genomics research are of American Indian descent. This reflects a variety of factors including misconduct by researchers, under-recruitment, and perceived lack of clinical utility. Yet, many women of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians community have participated in the Preeclampsia and Genetics Study since it began 15 years ago. | Read the article here