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ASHG Opens Applications for the New ACGT Program

ASHG Opens Applications for the New ACGT Program; Apply Today!

Last month, ASHG launched the new Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and Genomics Trainees (ACGT) program. ACGT is a competitive, year-long program aimed at providing trainee ASHG members pursuing a research or clinical career with an introduction to science policy and human genetics and genomics advocacy. The program is a Government and Public Advocacy Committee... Read More

ASHG: Verdicts in Chauvin Trial

ASHG: Verdicts in Chauvin Trial

The guilty verdicts in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin deliver one measure of justice in a society that far too often fails to recognize the humanity of Black Americans. As ASHG expressed last summer following George Floyd’s murder, we know the source of inequality and inequity rests not in our biology but in “core... Read More

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ASHG Statement Regarding Hatred Against Asian Americans

“Just a little over one week ago, eight people – six of them Asian American – were brutally killed in Atlanta. The incomprehensible loss of these eight lives occurred amid a rising number of acts of hate directed toward members of the Asian American community across the United States. As we shared in our statement... Read More

ASHG Shares Anguish and Anger Over Tragic Deaths

ASHG Shares Anguish and Anger Over Tragic Deaths

I write to you today on behalf of the ASHG Board of Directors. The anguish and anger over the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other people have generated protests and violence in U.S. communities and around the world. In support of our mission to advance human genetics and genomics... Read More

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