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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, press@ashg.org 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

Advancing Research and Privacy Protections

Advancing Research and Privacy Protections

The responsible use of large-scale data to advance genetics and genomics research incorporates protections preserving the confidentiality of personal genetic information. ASHG asserts core privacy principles should be applied to all research, regardless of the funding source. Related: AJHG Perspective: Advancing Research and Privacy: Achievements, Challenges, and Core Principles (September 2019) Press Release: ASHG Asserts... Read More

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