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Kathie Brown (

Prof Simon Easteal (

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Ingrid Mason (

Project Status:


Extending the benefits of genome science to Indigenous Australians through appropriate and respectful data sharing

Australian National University

Project Description

Through this project the National Centre for Indigenous Genomics (NCIG) will contribute to inclusion of Indigenous Australians in the health, economic, educational and social benefits of genome science. Under Indigenous governance and through community engagement, NCIG will create a resource of genomic data and associated records that will be available for health and historical research of benefit to Indigenous Australians.

Data Type:

Human genome sequences and associated metadata; field notes, correspondence, laboratory records.