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ASHG Journals Seek Respondents for Reader Survey

ASHG Journals Seek Respondents for Reader Survey

Scientific publishing has been central to the mission of The American Society of Human Genetics since its inception, first with the establishment of the American Journal of Human Genetics in 1949 and more recently with the launch of Human Genetics and Genomics Advances in 2020. The pace of advance of human genetics and genomics research... Read More

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Aaron Quinlan

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Aaron Quinlan

Each month, the editors of The American Journal of Human Genetics interview an author of a recently published paper. This month, we check in with Aaron Quinlan to discuss his paper, “De novo structural mutation rates and gamete-of-origin biases revealed through genome sequencing of 2,396 families”. AJHG: What caused you to start working on this... Read More

ASHG Statement Regarding Hatred Against Asian Americans

“Just a little over one week ago, eight people – six of them Asian American – were brutally killed in Atlanta. The incomprehensible loss of these eight lives occurred amid a rising number of acts of hate directed toward members of the Asian American community across the United States. As we shared in our statement... Read More

A Conversation on Polygenic Risk Scores: Uses and Misuses in Health, Research, and Society

Professional Practice and Social Implications Committee (PPSI) Co-chairs Kyle Brothers, MD, PhD, and Sarah Tishkoff, PhD, recently organized a session titled, “Polygenic Risk Scores: Uses and Misuses in Health, Research, and Society.” They held the session on February 10, 2021, part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2021 Annual Meeting, to... Read More

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