Summer Internship for Indigenous Peoples in Genomics (SING)

SING is a week long workshop and mentoring program which covers technical and laboratory skills in genomics as well as theory, ethical and social implications of genomic research the benefits and risks of genomics for Indigenous peoples. Open to all health professionals who are interested in learning about and discussing genomic research and its implications for Indigenous peoples.


The goals of SING Australia are:

  • Equip Indigenous individuals and communities with technical and contextual knowledge about genomic research
  • Build capacity for Indigenous students and researchers in genomics and related disciplines, including bioethics and science and technology studies (STS)
  • Facilitate conversations on how Indigenous knowledge and culture can and should impact on genomic research
  • Form a SING network and web interface to facilitate communication and support surrounding genomics issues
  • Begin conversations about best practices for Indigenous genomics in Australia


The first SING Australia workshop details:

Date: Sunday 10 – Saturday 16 November 2019

Time: Full Days

Location: Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia


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