William Anderson

2024 ACGT Hill Day Reflections

2024 ACGT Hill Day Reflections

In May 2024, ASHG hosted a fourth year of virtual advocacy meetings with policymakers on Capitol Hill. Over the course of a week, participants in the  2024 cohort of the Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and Genomics Trainees (ACGT) program joined members of past  ACGT  cohorts and members of the  Government and Public Advocacy Committee (GPAC)  in meetings with 15 congressional... Read More

Alistair Pagnamenta, PhD

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Alistair Pagnamenta

Posted By: Kylee Spencer, PhD, Assistant Editor, AJHG KS: What motivated you to start working on this project? AP: I‘ve had an interest in structural variants (SVs) ever since working on microdeletions identified in array data from the Autism Genomes Project. Now that large clinical genome sequencing datasets are available via the 100k Genomes Project,... Read More

Rachel Youjin Oh, MD, is a fourth year resident in the Medical Genetics and Genomics program at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children.

Inside HGG Advances: A Chat with Rachel Oh

Posted By: HGG Advances HGGA: What motivated you to start working on this project? RO: Accurate variant interpretation is essential to both genome diagnostics and screening in medical genetics. Canonical splice site variants (CSSVs) are considered “null variants” (in the same category as nonsense, frameshift, initiation codon, single or multi-exon deletion variants) in a gene... Read More

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ASHG Announces 2024-2026 ASHG-NHGRI Genomics and Public Service Fellows

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 20, 2024, 10:00 am U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org Rockville, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is excited to announce the 2024-2026 ASHG-National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Genomics and Public Service Fellows. Ten fellows have been selected as part of a new expanded program... Read More

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