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New Study: Alcohol and Tobacco Use Affects “Epigenetic Age”

New Study: Alcohol and Tobacco Use Affects “Epigenetic Age”

Published: Monday, October 18, 2021, 11:30 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – Alcohol and tobacco use are associated with increased “epigenetic age” in adults and heavy alcohol use in men was associated with increased epigenetic age acceleration in their offspring, according to new research presented by Wei Zhao, PhD, an... Read More

De Novo Mutations in Male Infertility

De Novo Mutations in Male Infertility

Published: Monday, October 18, 2021, 11:30 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – New research has identified several genes in which de novo mutations – ones that are not present in either parent – may be associated with male infertility. An international team of researchers examined the DNA sequences of 185... Read More

Today is Poster Engagement Day!

Dear ASHG 2021 Attendees: On behalf of the Program Committee, I welcome you to the ASHG 2021 Annual Meeting. While we regret that the global pandemic prevented us from holding the conference in Montreal this year, we are excited about the opportunities of holding our second innovative virtual conference. Today marks Poster Engagement Day, an... Read More

Continuing Education Credits: What You Need to Know

Continuing Education Credits: What You Need to Know

Dear ASHG 2021 Attendee, Thank you for purchasing continuing education credits for the American Society of Human Genetics 2021 Annual Meeting. We look forward to your participation and attendance. The ASHG Annual Meeting is a forum for the education of scientists in the field of genetics. By attending the meeting presentations, scientists (including genetic counselors,... Read More

Know Before You Connect

Dear ASHG 2021 Registrants, The ASHG 2021 Annual Meeting is almost here! We look forward to seeing you online from October 18-22 for an exciting five days of science, networking, and much more. Before you join us, we want to provide you with all the necessary tips and information to ensure you have the best experience! Login... Read More

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