Christine Bear is a professor at the University of Toronto and senior scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children. She is also a fellow in global journalism at the Munk School of Global Affairs.
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Bridging the 'genomic divide': Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers
Problems are inherent in using genetic databases to unearth Indigenous ancestry, but efforts are underway to help Indigenous students acquire skills that would help them move into advisory and leadership roles within genomic research.