Data

How The UK Biobank Exemplifies the Democratization of Science

Training & Development Committee member Chris Nowak interviewed Tim Frayling, PhD, about the role of big data in genetics. May 2016 The UK Biobank offers a unique open access resource with records of 500,000 people aged 40-69 years who, between 2006-2010, underwent detailed measurements, including genotyping, biochemical tests and lifestyle questionnaires, and who have been followed up... Read More

Career Interview: Tina Hambuch Hawks, PhD

Career Interview: Tina Hambuch Hawks, PhD

Director of Clinical Services Illumina Clinical Services Laboratory ASHG: What are the biggest challenges you encountered when acclimating to the pace and demands of industry? What skills do you wish you had worked on in advance? Dr. Hambuch: One particular challenge for people who have trained extensively in academia is learning to communicate your work... Read More

Geneticists Reconstruct Population History of New York City

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Friday, October 9, 2015 4:45 pm U.S. Eastern Time (UTC-05:00) Findings Reported at ASHG 2015 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – By combining genetic data, ancestry information, and electronic health records, scientists are able to identify neighborhood-level patterns of migration in the New York... Read More

Career Interview: Marie Lee, PhD

Career Interview: Marie Lee, PhD

Applications Scientist, Production Genomics Fluidigm ASHG: If you could go back to when you were a trainee, what is one piece of advice you would give yourself for your current career? Dr. Lee: I would have taken the time to learn some bioinformatics and dealing with big data. My PI always thought I should have taken... Read More

Career Interview: Jay Shendure, MD, PhD

Career Interview: Jay Shendure, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Genome Sciences University of Washington ASHG: If you could go back to when you were a trainee, what is one piece of advice you would give yourself for your current career? Dr. Shendure: I’m pretty happy with how things turned out, so I probably wouldn’t advise my younger myself to do anything... Read More

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