Discover Genetics

Human genetics and genomics are driving discovery and new applications across all facets of research, medicine, and society. ASHG programs enable people everywhere to better understand their genetic composition and basic genetics concepts, and to gain a new appreciation of humanity’s diversity and our shared genetic heritage as a single species.

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This contest asks students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics.

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