Career Development Committee

The Career Development Committee shall recommend, and upon approval by the Board of Directors, carry out activities concerned with the training and career development of ASHG members. The committee will guide career fairs, career panels, mentoring, etc., with an initial focus on career needs during the training and early-career periods. Topics might include careers outside academia, mentoring, soft skills, work-life balance and mental health, lab management grant writing, etc. Committee meets at the Annual Meeting and by web conference as needed.

View the Career Development Committee’s Action Plan

Committee Group: Membership & Career Growth, along with Awards and Membership Engagement Committees

2020 Committee Members

  • Co-chair: Mila Mirceta, The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Co-chair: Emily Davenport, PhD, Pennsylvania State University
  • Ky’Era Actkins, BS Vanderbilt, University Medical Center/Meharry Medical College
  • Andrew Adey, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Yaniv Erlich, PhD, MyHeritage, Columbia University
  • Benjamin Kang, PhD, Emory University
  • Grace Kwon, University of Connecticut Health and The Jackson Laboratory
  • Latrice Landry MS, PhD, MSC, Harvard Medical School
  • Andrew Marderstein, BS/BA, Cornell
  • Jennifer Posey, MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Amanda Price, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Danjuma Quarless, PhD, Abbvie
  • Honey Reddi, PhD, The Jackson Laboratory
  • Christopher Robles, BS/BA, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Saumya Sisoudiya, BS/BA, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Tuck, MA, Genspace


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