ASHG Information for the Community – COVID-19

As the global research community, along with everyone else, begins to consider new approaches to conducting everyday work and adopts measures including working remotely to slow the spread of COVID-19, ASHG wanted to share a few useful resources to help geneticists during these uncertain times.

Message from ASHG to the Community
A Message to Our Members Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
ASHG President Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, PhD: How Genetics is Helping Fight COVID-19
An Update on ASHG’s Annual Meeting from ASHG’s President Anthony Wynshaw-Boris

U.S. Government Resources

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 
CDC: COVID-19 Genomics and Precision Public Health Weekly Update

Information on Grants
National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
National Institutes of Health – COVID-19: Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding
National Institutes of Health Guides for Grants and Contracts
Preliminary Data in COVID-19-Related Application Flexibilities (June 9)
NIH Extension of Administrative Relief for Recipients Impacted by COVID-19 (June 25)

Resources from Allied Organizations
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)
American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Society of Microbiology (ASM)
Experimental Biology
Society for Neuroscience (SfN)

Additional Resources

News Stories


Recent Relevant Science Emerging on the Topic
Global Research on COVID-19 – World Health Organization
Preprints from medRxiv and bioRxiv
COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19)


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