Hannah Valantine, MD, MCRP and Joshua Denny, MD, MS

NIH Leadership talks Diversity and Inclusion in Genetic Research: ASHG Interviews Hannah Valantine, MD, MCRP and Joshua Denny, MD, MS

June 2020 ASHG is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion initiatives in genetics research and building a scientific community that is welcoming to all. Genetic studies have largely focused on populations of European descent, and more work is needed to create diverse reference datasets. These tools can help to aid precision medicine discoveries for all... Read More

H3Africa Consortium Meeting

Sequencing African Genomes Yields New Data Resource with Broad Applicability

Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:50 p.m. U.S. Central Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, Findings Reported at ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting HOUSTON, Texas – By collaborating globally in a new, large-scale effort, researchers have made strong progress in sequencing genomes from regions and countries across Africa. These findings will enable more broadly representative... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Biocurator

Careers in Genetics: Biocurator

Biocurators collect and annotate the scientific community’s data in publicly accessible databases. In the era of genome sequencing and big data, scientific database curation has become very important to make sense of data in the big picture and to allow free exchange of information. Biocurators must have a strong science background to understand data sets... Read More

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