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Krystal Tsosie – Genes & Society: Decolonizing Human Genetic Research Workshop Series

November 7, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Genes & Society: Decolonizing Human Genetic Research Workshop Series

Dr. Krystal Tsosie, Native BioData Consortium and Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Arizona State University

Website | Twitter @kstsosie

The BAA is pleased to host Dr. Kystal Tsosie (Diné) for the Fall 2022 Workshop Series. Dr. Tsosie is one of the co-founders of the Native BioData Consortium (NBDC), a nonprofit research institute led by Indigenous scientists and Tribal members in the United States with the goal of ensuring that advances in genetics and human health research benefits all Indigenous people. She has a Masters in Bioethics from Arizona State University, a Master’s of Public Health and PhD in Genomics and Health Disparities from Vanderbilt University.

Schedule of Events:

  • November 7th: GGA Seminar 5 – 6:30 PM
    • David Clark Labs Room 101
    • light refreshments served 5:00-5:30
    • This event will be held In-Person and Live-streamed on YouTube

Click here for the Event Poster and Google Drive Schedule

While the events over the last several years in the United States have placed an important focus on issues of race, diversity, and systemic inequalities; these issues are long-standing and embedded within institutions, academic disciplines, and the broader scientific community. In response to the most recent examples of these inequalities, NC State has stated that “Diversity is critical to NC State’s mission” and that “New perspectives deepen our understanding, strengthen our community and propel our innovation.” Building upon NC State’s mission statement and past successful race and science events, NC State’s Being an Ally in Academics (BAA) group has collaborated with Genetics and Genomics Academy, the Genetics and Engineering in Society Center (GES), and TriCEM to organize a new two-day workshop series titled, “Genes and Society: Decolonizing Human Genetic Research”. The goal of this series is to explore the current and historical intersections of racism, systemic inequalities, and human genetic research with an emphasis on inviting diverse and historically underrepresented groups as seminar speakers.

Logos for: BAA (Being an Ally in Academics), GGA (Genetics and Genomics Academy), GES Center, TriCem, and NC State


November 7, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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David Clark Labs Room 101
100 Brooks Ave
Raleigh, 27607
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