Ms Dawn Lewis
Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Dawn (she/her) is a Woolwonga PhD Candidate in Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) in association with the National Centre for Indigenous Genomics the ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH) and Telethon Kids Institute. She is primarily supervised by A/Prof Bastien Llamas and co-supervised by Prof Alex Brown and Mrs Azure Hermes. Her research in Indigenous Genomics is multi-disciplinary, with a focus on community leadership.
Dawn previously completed an MSc (Archaeological Science) at the University of Oxford and a BA (Archaeology) / BSc (Genetics) with Honours and the University Medal at the University of New England. She is a research assistant and member of the organising committee for the Summer Internship for Indigenous Peoples in Genomics (SING) Australia (www.singaustralia.org).
Date Position Institution name 2022 - ongoing Research Assistant Summer Internship for Indigenous Peoples In Genomics Australia 2018 - 2020 Tutor University of New England
Date Institution name Country Title 2020 - 2021 University of Oxford United Kingdom Master of Science in Archaeological Science 2019 - 2020 University of New England Australia Bachelor of Science with Honours and University Medal 2015 - 2019 University of New England Australia Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
Research InterestsAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Archaeology Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledge Management Anthropological Genetics Archaeological Science Epigenetics General Science & Technology Genetics Genomics Proteomics and Intermolecular Interactions
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