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Genome Collector: A Profile of Charles Rotimi
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 1, 2018
The NIH epidemiologist has worked to ensure genetic health and population genetics studies contain data from African—not just European—populations.
Study Finds No Race or Gender Bias in Grant Peer Review
Shawna Williams | Jun 1, 2018
The paper’s authors say bias may nevertheless be present in other steps of the granting process.
Race Is Not a Genomic Phenomenon
Rob DeSalle, Ian Tattersall | Jun 1, 2018
Rather, DNA sequencing can help us parse our ancestry, a subtle but important distinction.
Jim Daley | Jun 1, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2018 issue of
Study Illuminates Genetics of Skin Color
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 12, 2017
Researchers identified genes related to melanin levels in African populations.
So You’ve Been Mistaken as a White Nationalist
Kerry Grens | Aug 18, 2017
Biomedical engineer Kyle Quinn fends off a frenzied Internet mob after being wrongly identified as a Charlottesville protester.
Exploring the Epigenetics of Ethnicity
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 10, 2017
Researchers attempt to estimate how much of the human genome’s methylation patterns can be attributed to genetic ancestry.
On Race, Gender, and NIH Funding
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2016
The results of two studies suggest slightly different biases in the review of National Institutes of Health R01 grant applications from minority and/or women researchers.
Metabolic Syndrome, Research, and Race
Anthony Ryan Hatch | Jul 1, 2016
Scientists who study the lifestyle disorder must do a better job of incorporating political and social science into their work.
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Anthony Ryan Hatch | Jun 30, 2016
Author Anthony Ryan Hatch relays his personal experience with metabolic syndrome.