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Inside AJHG: A Chat with Katie Lewis

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Katie Lewis

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 Katie Lewis to discuss her paper, “Engagement and return of results preferences among a primarily African American genomic sequencing research cohort”. AJHG:... Read More

Human Genetics and Genomics Advocates Join ASHG’s First-Ever Hill Day

Published: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 4:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – Earlier today, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) hosted its first ever Hill Day. Due to the continued impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hill Day 2021 was hosted virtually, making advocating for geneticists more accessible than ever.... Read More

ASHG: Verdicts in Chauvin Trial

ASHG: Verdicts in Chauvin Trial

The guilty verdicts in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin deliver one measure of justice in a society that far too often fails to recognize the humanity of Black Americans. As ASHG expressed last summer following George Floyd’s murder, we know the source of inequality and inequity rests not in our biology but in “core... Read More

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

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 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:... Read More

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