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Taylor Morriseau

Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
Indigenous Scholar and PhD Candidate
Taylor Morriseau is an Indigenous Scholar and PhD Candidate within the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba. As a recipient of a CIHR Vanier Scholarship, she investigates gene-environment interactions underlying type 2 diabetes among Indigenous youth. Her research integrates basic science tools with Indigenous knowledge on traditional foods in pursuit of culturally-safe therapeutic strategies. Taylor is proud to represent her own community, Peguis First Nation in her commitment to broader scientific and societal challenges encompassing Indigenous health, genomics, equity and diversity, and science policy. She is an alumna of Equal Voice’s Daughters of the Vote, Indigenize the Senate, and the Summer Internship for Indigenous Peoples in Genomics (SING). She currently serves on the Chief Science Advisor’s Youth Council and the following boards: CIHR Institute for Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), Research Canada, and the Native BioData Consortium.

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