January 2020

How I Use Science Communication in My Career: Dana Crawford

Posted by: Anna Miller, PhD student, Case Western Reserve University  See Part 1 of this interview, which focuses on Dr. Crawford’s career.  We touched base with Dana Crawford, PhD, to share her perspectives and experience in science communication. ASHG: Tell us about how you use science communication in your career. Dr. Crawford: My use of... Read More

ASHG Survey Finds Americans Strongly Support Human Genetics Research & Potential

ASHG Survey Finds Americans Strongly Support Human Genetics Research & Potential

Published: January 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn or Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org Respondents Want Confidence in Data Privacy, Have Some Knowledge Gaps ROCKVILLE, Md. – As genetics and genomics knowledge expands rapidly throughout research, medicine, and society, Americans are excited and optimistic about this area of research and its emerging health... Read More

U.S. Public Views of Genetics: An ASHG Survey

U.S. Public Views of Genetics: An ASHG Survey

As genetics and genomics knowledge expands rapidly across research and medicine, Americans are excited and optimistic about this area of research and its possible benefits, according to a survey released in January 2020 by ASHG in partnership with Research!America. The survey finds the large majority of Americans agree genetic knowledge will be important to their... Read More

New Policy Statement Highlights Diversity and Inclusion Goals in Genetics and Genomics Research

Published: Thursday, January 23, 2020, 11:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD — The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) today announced that it has approved a new policy statement to guide its diversity and inclusion activities in support of the genetics and genomics workforce and in research participation. Last year, the... Read More

Strengthening Diversity in STEM

Strengthening Diversity in STEM

A leading U.S. research enterprise requires full engagement of the entire STEM talent pool. ASHG supports the STEM Opportunities Act of 2019 to foster inclusivity and diversity in the research workforce. Related: Letter to House Leaders Supporting H.R. 2528 (July 2019) Read More

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