Exceptional Science on Tap at ASHG 2020 Virtual Meeting

Plenary sessions showcase speakers who can inspire and energize attendees with their cutting-edge research and ideas.

The ASHG 2020 Virtual Meeting will feature 16 action-packed plenary talks (Session numbers 8, 19, 32 and 45), showcasing speakers who will inspire and energize attendees with their cutting-edge research and ideas, including highlighting some of the most exciting work in genetics and genomics.

To kick-off the meeting, ASHG President, Dr. Anthony Wynshaw-Boris will provide a warm welcome to ASHG’s global audience with is Presidential Address entitled “The Big Tent of Genetics/Genomics around the World” which begins at 10:30 am east coast time) on Tuesday, October 27.

The Presidential Plenary Symposium, “The Big Tent of Genetics and Genomics: Research, Translation and Advocacy,” moderated by Eric Green, Director NIH/NHGRI, will engage global research leaders from NIH institutes, biopharmaceutical companies, and advocacy organizations who share a passion for the application of genetics and genomics.

Introductory Remarks:

Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, PhD ASHG President


Eric Green, MD, PhD Director, NIH/NHGRI


Gary H. Gibbons, MD Director, NIH/NHLBI
Diana Bianchi, MD Director, NIH/NICHD
Diana Bianchi, MD
Director, NIH/NICHD
George Yancopoulos, MD, PhD
President/CEO, Regeneron
Mary Woolley President, Research!America
Mary Woolley
President, Research!America

The ASHG 2020 Virtual Meeting will include four stimulating and full days of emerging science, packed with plenary sessions, platform sessions, posters, invited sessions, and other special events! For more information on the ASHG 2020 Virtual Meeting, email ashgmeetings@ashg.org or visit the frequently asked questions on our website.

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