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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

ASHG Asserts Core Genetic Data Privacy Principles for All Research and Funding Arenas

ASHG Asserts Core Genetic Data Privacy Principles for All Research and Funding Arenas

Published: Thursday, September 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m U.S. Central Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org Society Affirms Importance of Shared Genetic Data for Medical Advancement ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) today affirmed the crucial role of genetic and genomic data sharing to advance medicine and health research, and asserted... Read More

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