ASHG News

My First Six Months in the Genetics Education and Engagement Fellowship

Posted By: Sarah Robbins, PhD, 2019-2020 ASHG/NHGRI Genetics Education & Engagement Fellow Are you thinking about applying for the ASHG-NHGRI Genetics Education & Engagement Fellowship? Are you unsure if this fellowship is for you? From my own application process, here’s some more information about what the review committee is looking for and what you’ll learn during your 16-month experience.  I joined ASHG as a member in 2015. I... Read More

NIH and Other Related Resources for COVID-19

As the impact of the coronavirus pandemic extends to every facet of daily life, the research community is coming together to find ways to manage in the new circumstances. The NIH has recognized that flexibility is required in the agency’s response to help NIH applicants and recipients of NIH funding and so has a dedicated... Read More

Dr. Katta Goes to Washington

Posted by: Samata (Sammy) Katta, PhD, Genetics & Public Policy Fellow As the ASHG/NHGRI Genetics & Public Policy Fellow for 2019-2020, I’ve completed my first rotation at the National Human Genome Research Institute and have recently started my second rotation on Capitol Hill. I’ve been working with the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee,... Read More

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Alicia Martin

Posted By: Sarah Ratzel, PhD, Science Editor, AJHG 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 Alicia Martin (@genetisaur) to discuss her paper, “Population histories of the United States revealed through fine-scale migration and haplotype analysis”. AJHG: What... Read More

Get to Know Kate Garber, Educator and Science Communicator

Posted By: Evelyn Mantegani, Public Education & Engagement Specialist, ASHG   Kate Garber, PhD, is a member of the GENE Network and co-chair of the ASHG Public Education & Awareness Committee. She is on the faculty at Emory University in Atlanta, where she runs the genetics curriculum for medical and physician assistant students and directs... Read More

ASHG uses cookies to provide you with a secure and custom web experience. Privacy Policy