Symposium Speaker: Nanibaa’ Garrison, PhD

Dr. Garrison is Assistant Professor in the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children’s Research Institute and Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington.  She is also faculty for the Summer internship for INdigenous peoples in Genomics (SING) Workshop, a competitive yearly one-week workshop covering the uses, misuses, and limitations of genomics as a tool for indigenous peoples' communities.  Dr. Garrison's research interests include ethical issues in genetics research such as informed consent, issues with privacy and confidentiality, and special issues for diverse groups with a concentration on Native American communities.

Recent Publications

  1. Liao, WW, Asri, M, Ebler, J, Doerr, D, Haukness, M, Hickey, G, Lu, S, Lucas, JK, Monlong, J, Abel, HJ et al.. A draft human pangenome reference. Nature 2023; 617 (7960): 312-324. PubMed PMID:37165242 PubMed Central PMC10172123.
  2. Guarracino, A, Buonaiuto, S, de Lima, LG, Potapova, T, Rhie, A, Koren, S, Rubinstein, B, Fischer, C, Human Pangenome Reference Consortium, Gerton, JL et al.. Recombination between heterologous human acrocentric chromosomes. Nature 2023; 617 (7960): 335-343. PubMed PMID:37165241 PubMed Central PMC10172130.
  3. Vollger, MR, Dishuck, PC, Harvey, WT, DeWitt, WS, Guitart, X, Goldberg, ME, Rozanski, AN, Lucas, J, Asri, M, Human Pangenome Reference Consortium et al.. Increased mutation and gene conversion within human segmental duplications. Nature 2023; 617 (7960): 325-334. PubMed PMID:37165237 PubMed Central PMC10172114.
  4. Hickey, G, Monlong, J, Ebler, J, Novak, AM, Eizenga, JM, Gao, Y, Human Pangenome Reference Consortium, Marschall, T, Li, H, Paten, B et al.. Pangenome graph construction from genome alignments with Minigraph-Cactus. Nat Biotechnol 2023; : . PubMed PMID:37165083 .
  5. Porubsky, D, Vollger, MR, Harvey, WT, Rozanski, AN, Ebert, P, Hickey, G, Hasenfeld, P, Sanders, AD, Stober, C, Human Pangenome Reference Consortium et al.. Gaps and complex structurally variant loci in phased genome assemblies. Genome Res 2023; 33 (4): 496-510. PubMed PMID:37164484 PubMed Central PMC10234299.
  6. Martschenko, DO, Callier, SL, Garrison, NA, Lee, SS, Turley, P, Meyer, MN, Parens, E. Wrestling with Public Input on an Ethical Analysis of Scientific Research. Hastings Cent Rep 2023; 53 Suppl 1 : S50-S65. PubMed PMID:37079856 .
  7. Meyer, MN, Appelbaum, PS, Benjamin, DJ, Callier, SL, Comfort, N, Conley, D, Freese, J, Garrison, NA, Hammonds, EM, Harden, KP et al.. Wrestling with Social and Behavioral Genomics: Risks, Potential Benefits, and Ethical Responsibility. Hastings Cent Rep 2023; 53 Suppl 1 : S2-S49. PubMed PMID:37078667 .
  8. Kraft, SA, Porter, KM, Sullivan, TR, Anderson, EE, Garrison, NA, Baker, L, Smith, JM, Weiss, EM. Relationship building in pediatric research recruitment: Insights from qualitative interviews with research staff. J Clin Transl Sci 2022; 6 (1): e138. PubMed PMID:36590359 PubMed Central PMC9794958.
  9. Burke, W, Beans, JA, Cho, MK, Garrison, NA, Hiratsuka, V, Hopkins, S, Spicer, PG, Tsosie, KS, Woodahl, EL, Yracheta, JM et al.. Values and Practices to Strengthen Genetic Research Partnerships with Indigenous Communities. Prog Community Health Partnersh 2022; 16 (4): 583-592. PubMed PMID:36533507 .
  10. Carroll, SR, Plevel, R, Jennings, LL, Garba, I, Sterling, R, Cordova-Marks, FM, Hiratsuka, V, Hudson, M, Garrison, NA. Extending the CARE Principles from tribal research policies to benefit sharing in genomic research. Front Genet 2022; 13 : 1052620. PubMed PMID:36437947 PubMed Central PMC9691892.
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