June 2022

Capital Hill

Hill Day Reflections from the 2022 ACGT Advocates

On May 11, 2022, ASHG hosted its second (virtual) Capitol Hill Day. This event brought together 21 Society members from the ASHG Board of Directors, the Government and Public Advocacy Committee (GPAC), and trainee advocates from the Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and Genomics Trainees (ACGT) program. ASHG advocates shared the value and progress of... Read More

Tommer Schwarz is a graduate student at UCLA.

Inside HGG Advances: A Chat with Tommer Schwarz

Posted By: HGG Advances HGGA: What motivated you to start working on this project?   TS: As RNA-seq is now the state-of-the-art method for measuring gene expression, we were motivated to help researchers better design these experiments for eQTL mapping, a common application using RNA-seq data. We found that it’s possible to boost association power by... Read More

ASHG Board Roundup from Spring 2022

ASHG Board Roundup from Spring 2022

The ASHG Board of Directors held its first in-person meeting since 2019 on April 21-22 in Rockville, Maryland. During the meeting, chaired by President Charles Rotimi, PhD, the Board discussed plans for the ASHG 2022 annual meeting, reviewed the activities and priorities of the Society’s committees over the previous year, approved the upcoming fiscal year’s... Read More

ASHG 2022 Awaits in Los Angeles

It’s time to reconnect with your genetics and genomics community in sunny Los Angeles at the ASHG 2022 Annual Meeting, October 25-29! Get ready to greet old friends and new acquaintances live and in-person, dive into discussions in front of live posters, and check out the latest tools and technologies in the Exhibit Hall. Register... Read More

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