April 2020

New Insights into Ancient Genomes: Your Questions Answered

In March, ASHG hosted a webinar to share recent findings in the population genetics of ancient humans and to explore how genetic variation may have shaped early human history. This webinar, entitled, “New Insights into Ancient Genomes” featured ASHG members David Reich, PhD and Joshua Akey, PhD. During the session, they discussed methods for isolating... Read More

Defending Reproductive Freedom

Defending Reproductive Freedom

ASHG supports a woman’s right to make her own reproductive decisions, particularly upon learning that her fetus has a genetic or congenital disorder and has been informed by a licensed or certified health care professional—a view originally articulated in 1991 and reaffirmed and updated in 2020. This includes, among other options, the right to choose... Read More

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