Workshop 2018


22 - 24  January 2018


Wellington School of Medicine Newtown, Wellington


Maui Hudson, Phil Wilcox, 
Katherina Ruckstuhl

The Workshop


Ngā mihi

Welcome to the third SING Aotearoa internship programme.  The Summer Internship for Indigenous Genomics is an initiative that emerged from the Te Waka o Tama-rereti project and is continuing as a key activity within Genomics Aotearoa. 

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This event ran over 5 days – Monday, 22 June to Friday, 26 June 2018.

Day 1:   Whanaungatanga and Dinner
Day 2:   Pōhiri and introductions to Māori research and ethics, Genetics and Epigenetics
Day 3:  Human Genetics Laboratory, Bioinformatics, CELSI: Cultural Foundation
Day 4:   Research Case Studies, Māori Perspectives & Gene Editing
Day 5:   Gene Editing Workshop and Poroporaki

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We are grateful to have over 20 speakers and mentors present at the event. They included researchers and practitioners in the areas genomics and plant and food research.

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This year we had 18 new Interns and a returning Alumni member. 

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The presentations and papers from Workshop 2018 have been made available for alumni and anyone interested in the information shared by our presenters.  

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Workshop Report

The SING Aotearoa 2018 Workshop Report is available for review.

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We captured a number of photos from the day and have shared them to provide a flavour of the Workshop people and activities.

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