24 - 29 January 2016
The University of Otago campus,
Phil Wilcox, Khyla Russell,
Katharina Ruckstuhl, Maui Hudson,
Dan Hikuroa, Kimiora Henare
Welcome to the inaugural SING Aotearoa internship programme. The Summer Internship for Indigenous Genomics is an initiative led by Te Waka o Tama-rereti, an emerging network of Maori with interests in Genomics, Informatics and Technology as part of a Vision Matauranga Capability Fund project.
This event ran over 5 days – Sunday, 22 June to Friday, 27 June 2017.
Day 0: Whanaungatanga and Dinner
Day 1: Pōwhiri, Introductions, Gaining consent for DNA Extraction, Introduction to Genetics, CELSI 101
Day 2: Human Genetics Laboratory, Biostatistics, Interpreting Information, CELSI: Cultural Foundation
Day 3: Plant Genetics Laboratory, Genetic Techolologies & the Evolution of Corn, Commercialisation and Benefit sharing
Day 4: Research case studies, Tikanga in the Lab, ELSI
Day 5: Community-Based Collaborations Brainstorm and Poroporaki
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.
The presentations and papers from Workshop 2018 have been made available for alumni and anyone interested in the research made available by our presenters.
The SING Aotearoa 2016 Workshop Report is available for review.