Celebrate DNA Day 2022 with ASHG

ASHG invites all members of the human genetics research community and beyond to celebrate DNA Day on April 25, from genetics professionals leading labs to students learning about Gregor Mendel’s pea pods for the first time. 2022 is a momentous year as it marks the 200th anniversary of Gregor Mendel’s birth. This year, ASHG’s DNA... Read More

Ben Kang

ASHG’s Career Resources for All Professionals

As an ASHG member you have access to countless career resources. No matter what career stage you are at, whether it be trainee, undergraduate, post-doc or a head of a lab, the Society has you covered. Over the past year, the Society has continued to find ways to invest in programs, resources, and tools to... Read More

Nancy Spinner, PhD, ASHG Membership Engagement Committee Chair

ASHG Members Surveyed for Benchmarking and Future Directions

As part of its continued investment and support of ASHG current and future members, the Society regularly seeks, values, and uses your input.  Most recently, a major triennial membership survey in early January of 2022 shows continued strong support and value in the Society’s many programs and highlights potential new directions.  Along with your participation... Read More

Christi Guerrini, JD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine.

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Christi Guerrini

Posted By: Sara Cullinan, PhD, Deputy Editor, AJHG SC: What prompted you to start working on this project? CG: Everyone on the team is involved in studying the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of direct-to-consumer genetic testing, and we’ve been paying attention to stories in the media about individuals who have made surprising family... Read More

ASHG’s Response to an NIH RFI on the Genomic Data Sharing Policy

ASHG’s Response to an NIH RFI on the Genomic Data Sharing Policy

ASHG recently submitted a response to the NOT-OD-22-029 Request for Information (RFI) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) pertaining to its Genomic Data Sharing Policy (GDS policy). The GDS policy regulates the expectations and procedures for researchers who generate genomic data as part of their NIH-funded research, as well as for researchers who wish to gain access... Read More

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