Career Interviews

Arvind Kothandaraman

Get to Know Arvind Kothandaraman, Science Communicator and PEAC Member

Arvind Kothandaraman is a member of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Public Education and Awareness Committee (PEAC), and Managing Director of Specialty Diagnostics at PerkinElmer, Inc. His primary professional interest is in equipping clinical laboratories with the tools needed to meet their technical and operational goals. Through his work and community relationships, he... Read More

Michelle Noyes

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Michelle Noyes

Posted By: Sara Cullinan, PhD, Deputy Editor, AJHG SC: What prompted you to start working on this project? MN: I think that de novo mutations (DNMs) are completely fascinating: they can be used to make historical inferences about how our species has evolved over time and they also serve as a lens into how humans are changing... Read More

Policy Fellow Holm picture

My Policy Fellowship Journey: from DNA to DC(A)

10 years ago, I was in my college dorm room writing my senior thesis and wondering what career could possibly combine my interest in genetics, health, communication, and translation of research. Today, I am sitting in my apartment in Washington, DC as an ASHG/NHGRI Genetics and Public Policy Fellow, working remotely at the intersection of... Read More

NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes

Q&A with NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes

The National Institute of Aging (NIA) leads NIH’s research on the biological, clinical, behavioral and social aspects of aging. Dr. Richard Hodes has served as director of the institute since 1993.  We spoke with Dr. Hodes recently about NIA’s priorities, the institute’s investments in human genetics and genomics research, and NIA’s commitment to addressing structural... Read More

Tom Richardson, PhD is Research Fellow at the MRC

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Tom Richardson

Posted By: Sara Cullinan, PhD, Deputy Editor, AJHG What prompted you to start working on this project? A critical challenge in genomic medicine is developing insight into the underlying mechanisms that are responsible for association signals detected by genome-wide association studies (GWAS). One of the primary sources of motivation for this project was to harness... Read More

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