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Inside AJHG: A Chat with Sriram Sankararaman

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Sriram Sankararaman

Posted By: Sara Cullinan, PhD, Deputy Editor, AJHG What prompted you to start working on this project? SS: For a few years now, I have been thinking about Biobank-scale methods that can allow us to learn about aspects of the genetic architecture (e.g. heritability) of complex traits from millions of genomes. A major challenge in... Read More

ASHG Opens Applications for the New ACGT Program

ASHG Opens Applications for the New ACGT Program; Apply Today!

Last month, ASHG launched the new Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and Genomics Trainees (ACGT) program. ACGT is a competitive, year-long program aimed at providing trainee ASHG members pursuing a research or clinical career with an introduction to science policy and human genetics and genomics advocacy. The program is a Government and Public Advocacy Committee... Read More

NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes

Q&A with NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes

The National Institute of Aging (NIA) leads NIH’s research on the biological, clinical, behavioral and social aspects of aging. Dr. Richard Hodes has served as director of the institute since 1993.  We spoke with Dr. Hodes recently about NIA’s priorities, the institute’s investments in human genetics and genomics research, and NIA’s commitment to addressing structural... Read More

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