ASHG News

New Policy Statement Highlights Diversity and Inclusion Goals in Genetics and Genomics Research

Published: Thursday, January 23, 2020, 11:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD — The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) today announced that it has approved a new policy statement to guide its diversity and inclusion activities in support of the genetics and genomics workforce and in research participation. Last year, the... Read More

Strengthening Diversity in STEM

Strengthening Diversity in STEM

A leading U.S. research enterprise requires full engagement of the entire STEM talent pool. ASHG supports the STEM Opportunities Act of 2019 to foster inclusivity and diversity in the research workforce. Related: Letter to House Leaders Supporting H.R. 2528 (July 2019) Read More

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Andy Dahl

Posted By: Sara Cullinan, PhD, Deputy 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 Andy Dahl to discuss his paper “A robust method uncovers significant context-specific heritability in diverse complex traits.” AJHG: What prompted you to... Read More

How I Work: Dana Crawford

Posted by: Anna Miller, PhD student, Case Western Reserve University We sat down with ASHG Board Member Dana Crawford, Associate Professor of Population and Quantitative Health and Genetics and Genomics Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, to learn more about her work and what motivates her. ASHG: Tell us about your position.  Dr. Crawford: I... Read More

Michael Bamshad, MD

Michael J. Bamshad, MD, Named Inaugural Editor-in-Chief of HGG Advances, ASHG’s New Open Access Journal

Published: Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 9:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org Rockville, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) announced today that Michael J. Bamshad, MD, has been named the inaugural editor-in-chief of Human Genetics and Genomics Advances (HGG Advances), the new open access journal of the Society, which will begin accepting submissions... Read More

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