June 2024

Bruce D. Gelb, MD, ASHG President

Message from the President – Summer 2024

By Bruce D. Gelb, MD It is a thrilling time in our field. It is hard to imagine medical practice without the expansive knowledge of human genetics and genomics that has been accumulated over the last few decades. Today, it is not only possible to sequence the entirety of the human genome within a few... Read More

ASHG CEO Amanda Perl

A Letter from ASHG CEO Amanda Perl

I hope you are enjoying the early days of summer. It is an honor to serve as your new CEO and I’m grateful to the search committee and Board of Directors for their confidence in me. ASHG is a community of dedicated and talented members and staff – I admire all of you and am... Read More

ASHG at ACMG 2024

Expanding Our Presence: ASHG attends ACMG 2024

In March 2024, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting was held in Toronto, Canada. ACMG is a professional membership organization that represents individuals in the medical genetics field. The ACMG meeting focused on discoveries and developments in genetic disorders, genetic testing and screening, treatments, and delivery of genetic... Read More

Athena Starlard-Davenport and ASHG President Bruce Gelb at the ASHG HBCU Summit

ASHG Engages Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Advance Equity and Inclusion in Genomics Research and Workforce

As the leading professional scientific membership organization for human genetics and genomics researchers, ASHG convened its first-ever Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Partnership Summit. This Summit, which is a key activity of the ASHG Diversity Equity and Inclusion Task Force Action Plan FY2021-2024, aimed to bring together and meaningfully engage faculty, administrators, students, funders,... Read More

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