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The study administrator will review your registration and will let you know if your request for contribution is approved.
Once approved, you will be notified and will be able to log into the portal where you can contribute genomics-related words, idioms, sayings and proverbs in your indigenous language of choice and their English equivalents.
The words will be reviewed by the Administrator and expert consultation may be initiated before the submission is approved.
Once approved, the words will appear on the page dedicated to that language and your contribution will be acknowledged on the Acknowledgement page.
The Indigene Project is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant No. U01HG007654 and is one of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Consortium projects. We thank all team members who worked on the Indigene Project.
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