The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) congratulates the 2018 recipients of the Society’s seven prestigious prizes in human genetics.

The 2018 ASHG Awards will be presented to this year’s recipients during the 68th ASHG Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, October 16-20, 2018.

In addition, ASHG will award 10 Developing Country Awards to individuals living in countries categorized by the World Bank as having low-income or lower-middle-income economies, who submitted abstracts to the ASHG 2018 Annual Meeting.

This year’s honorees are listed below. Click on each image to learn more.

Eric S. Lander, PhD Sekar Kathiresan, MD Jan M. Friedman, MD, PhD James R. Lupski, MD, PhD
Eric S. Lander, PhD
2018 William Allan Award
Sekar Kathiresan, MD
2018 Curt Stern Award
Jan M. Friedman, MD, PhD
2018 Education Award
James R. Lupski, MD, PhD
2018 McKusick Award

Mary-Claire King, PhD Cecilia Lindgren, PhD Andrew Adey, PhD
Mary-Claire King, PhD
2018 Advocacy Award
Cecilia Lindgren, PhD
2018 Mentorship Award
Andrew Adey, PhD
2018 Early-Career Award