ASHG 2014 Tipsheet: Human History and Evolution

Media Contact:
Nalini Padmanabhan
ASHG Communications Manager

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
12:00 pm U.S. Pacific Time (UTC-05:00)


Saturday through Wednesday, Oct. 18-22, 2014


American Society of Human Genetics 2014 Annual Meeting

San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101


Invited and platform (oral) sessions and other presentations of the latest human genetics research related to human history, origins, and evolution:

Monday, Oct. 20, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, Ballroom 6CF
Platform Session: Population Structure, Admixture, and Human History

Ongoing: Posters Open for Viewing, Exhibit Hall E

Evolutionary and Population Genetics, Posters 1891-2034

About the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)

Founded in 1948, the American Society of Human Genetics is the primary professional membership organization for human genetics specialists worldwide. Its nearly 8,000 members include researchers, academicians, clinicians, laboratory practice professionals, genetic counselors, nurses, and others with an interest in human genetics. The Society serves scientists, health professionals, and the public by providing forums to: (1) share research results through the ASHG Annual Meeting and in The American Journal of Human Genetics; (2) advance genetic research by advocating for research support; (3) educate current and future genetics professionals, health care providers, advocates, policymakers, educators, students, and the public about all aspects of human genetics; and (4) promote genetic services and support responsible social and scientific policies. For more information, visit:

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