SING Canada

Summer internship for INdigenous peoples in Genomics

The Summer internship for INdigenous peoples in Genomics Canada (SING Canada) is an annual one-week intensive workshop designed to build Indigenous capacity and scientific literacy by training undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral, and community fellows in the basic of genomics, bioinformatics, and Indigenous and decolonial bioethics. This all expenses paid residential program invites Indigenous participants to engage in hands-on classroom, lab, and field training in genomic sciences and Indigenous knowledge. The curriculum includes an introduction to leading advances in and Indigenous approaches to genomics and its the ethical, environmental, economic, legal, and social (GE3LS) implications. We invite you to explore our site and learn more about SING Canada.




2024 Symposium and Workshop

We are foregoing our usual summer internship in 2024 and are busy preparing for the Global Indigenous Leadership in Genomics Symposium.  Hosted by SING Canada but organized by the entire SING Consortium, the Global Indigenous Leadership in Genomics Symposium (or SING Global for short) will bring together alumni from across the 5 SING programs, along with experts and leaders in Indigenous Genomics.  The event will feature alumni networking events, plenary sessions, keynote speakers, a welcome feast, career development workshops, demonstrations and a gala showing of Tipi Confessions:  Sexy Science.

Registration is open until May 6th.  Visit the symposium web page for more information.

For  more information about this year’s workshop or past events, click below.