Annual Meeting

Highlights from Vancouver: Mentorship and Professional Development

November 2016 “A prominent theme of ASHG 2016 in Vancouver, Canada, was mentorship. The topic was highlighted in many sessions throughout the meeting, including the Presidential Symposium (“Mentoring in a Challenging Environment”), a joint Building Bridges Session with ESHG (“Navigating the Myriad Career Paths in Human Genetics”), and presentation of the first ASHG Mentorship Award... Read More

Drosophila Study Hints at Diet-Based Treatment for NGLY1 Deficiency

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:30 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time Findings Reported at ASHG 2016 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – Researchers studying Drosophila fruit flies have found that in flies, providing a common dietary supplement prevents death caused by Pngl deficiency, the fly analog... Read More

Parents of Children with Cancer Value Sequencing Results, Even if Non-actionable

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:15 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time Findings Reported at ASHG 2016 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – Parents of children newly diagnosed with cancer value the results of whole exome sequencing for a variety of reasons beyond clinical actionability, according to... Read More

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