Composition and Tenure

The ASHG Awards Committee shall comprise six (6) members appointed for three (3)-year terms, with one-third (⅓) of the members rotating off the committee each year, to be replaced by new appointments. No member may serve more than two (2) consecutive terms. The President shall be an ex-officio member of this committee, with voting rights.

Mandate

The Committee shall recommend the recipients of the Society’s awards to the Board of Directors for approval.

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2017 Committee Members


Fowzan S. Alkuraya, MD Chair (2019)
Department of Genetics
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
MBC-03 PO BOX 3354
Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11211
T: +966114427875
falkuraya@kfshrc.edu.sa
Charles Lee, PhD (2019)
The Jackson Laboratory Institute for Genomic Medicine
10 Discovery Drive
Farmington, CT, 06032
T: (860) 837-2458
Charles.Lee@jax.org
Katie Rudd, PhD (2018)
Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
1904 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709
T: (919) 361-7755
ruddm2@labcorp.com
Jay A. Shendure, MD/PhD (2019)
Genome Sciences
University of Washington
3720 15th Ave NE, S250 - Foege Bldg South
Seattle, WA, 98195-5065
T: (206) 685-8543
shendure@u.washington.edu
Michael E. Talkowski, PhD (2018)
Center for Human Genetics Research
Harvard Medical School
185 Cambridge St CPZN5400
Boston, MA, 02114
T: (617) 643-3097
talkowski@chgr.mgh.harvard.edu
ex officio
Nancy J. Cox, PhD (2017)
Vanderbilt Genetics Institute
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
519C Light Hall
Nashville, TN, 37232-0700
T: (615) 322-2091
nancy.j.cox@vanderbilt.edu