April 2023

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Attending Scientific Meetings on a Budget

ASHG 2023 will be here before you know it! Sessions are being crafted, workshops organized, exhibits developed, and people from around the world are preparing to gather in Washington, DC from November 1-5 to discuss the newest, most exciting research in human genetics. Ask Your Institution Some institutions build professional development into their annual budget, so... Read More

ASHG Announces 2023 Winners of International DNA Day Essay Contest
Contest Begins Society’s 75th Anniversary Celebrations

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, (202) 257-8424, press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – As part of its celebration of National DNA Day, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) today announced the winners of its 2023 DNA Day Essay Contest, which encourages high school students and teachers... Read More

2023 DNA Day Essay Contest: Full Essays

1st Place: Jennifer Zhong, Grade 12 Teacher: Ms. Maria Zeitlin School: Smithtown High School East Location: Saint James, New York “One humanity, many genomes” captures the essence of the human species. While we are all united under a shared genetic structure, our remarkably diverse genomes greatly impact our lives, allowing us to become phenotypically different as well as have different predispositions... Read More

2023 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all who participated. Happy DNA Day! 2023 Question In 2023, The American Society of Human Genetics celebrates its 75th anniversary! We want to kick off the festivities with you, the next generation of human geneticists. The theme of our celebrations is “One Humanity, Many Genomes™.” In your... Read More

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