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

Answering Your Questions About Genetics Careers

Answering Your Questions About Genetics Careers

Last week, the ASHG Career Development Committee (CDC) hosted a webinar in preparation for the Virtual Career Fair. During the hour-long session, the speakers discussed their experience in preparing for a job in three different career sectors: academia, industry, and biotechnology. They also shared tips on building a network, tailoring a resume, and preparing for... Read More

Workforce Survey Available mid February

Dear ASHG Members, The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), in partnership with the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG), and the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC), is conducting a survey to better understand the demographics of the genetics and genomics workforce, as well as the climate and culture in training programs... Read More

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