March 2021

ASHG Statement Regarding Hatred Against Asian Americans

“Just a little over one week ago, eight people – six of them Asian American – were brutally killed in Atlanta. The incomprehensible loss of these eight lives occurred amid a rising number of acts of hate directed toward members of the Asian American community across the United States. As we shared in our statement... Read More

Meet Your New Leaders (Board Roundup)

Meet Your New Leaders (Board Roundup)

ASHG extends sincere congratulations to its new 2021 board members and officers who began their terms on January 1.  The membership elected Charles Rotimi, PhD, National Institutes of Health as president-elect. The other new members of the Board of Directors are Claudia Gonzaga-Jauregui, PhD, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals; Heather Mefford, MD, PhD, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital; Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH, ML, University of Pennsylvania; and Ebony Shah-Williams, MS,... Read More

ASHG To Launch New Discover Genetics Page

ASHG To Launch New Discover Genetics Page

ASHG is launching new public engagement and education initiatives to connect ASHG members with the public and share the benefits of human genetics and genomics research. Later this year, ASHG will launch its new Discover Genetics section on ASHG.org as part of the Society’s strategic goal to increase public awareness of the benefits and impact... Read More

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