Adam de Smith, PhD (photos courtesy of Dr. de Smith).

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Adam de Smith

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 Adam de Smith to discuss his paper, “Genetic determinants of blood-cell traits influence susceptibility to childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia”. AJHG: What caused you to start working on this project?  AdS:... Read More

2021 Gruber Genetics Prize

The Gruber Genetics Prize is presented by The Gruber Foundation to a leading scientist, or up to three, in recognition of groundbreaking contributions to any realm of genetics research. Dr. Orkin’s remarkable body of work has not only revolutionized our understanding of how these illnesses occur but has also led to promising new gene-based therapies for thalassemia... Read More

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Meet Genetics & Public Policy Fellow: Katharine Nichole Holm

Katharine Nichole Holm, PhD,  joined ASHG as the ASHG/NHGRI Genetics & Public Policy Fellow in August. ASHG and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) co-sponsor the Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship to give early-career professionals the opportunity to explore a career in science policy. We spoke with Dr. Holm to learn more about how... Read More

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