ASHG Announces 2020 Winners of International DNA Day Essay Contest

Published: Friday, April 24, 2020, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, Contest Addressed Ancestry Tests and Cultural Heritage ROCKVILLE, MD – As part of its celebration of National DNA Day, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) announced today the winners of its 2020 DNA Day Essay Contest, which encourages... Read More

Denouncing the Misuse of Genetics

Denouncing the Misuse of Genetics

ASHG denounces the misuse of genetics to feed racist ideologies, and affirms that the research community should be clear about genetic knowledge related to ancestry and genomic diversity. Any attempt to use genetics to rank populations demonstrates a fundamental misunderstanding of genetics. Related: AJHG Perspective: ASHG Denounces Attempts to Link Genetics and Racial Supremacy (November... Read More

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