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Career Interview: Michael Snyder, PhD

Career Interview: Michael Snyder, PhD

Professor Michael (“Mike”) Snyder, PhD, Chair of Genetics and director of the Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine at Stanford University shared what Trainees interested in big data medicine should look for. Chris Nowak, ASHG: What are some challenges for trainees interested in a career in functional genomics and big data medicine? Dr. Snyder: Good quantitative skills and... Read More

ASHG 2016 Tipsheet: Precision Medicine and Electronic Health Records

ASHG 2016 Tipsheet: Precision Medicine and Electronic Health Records

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Monday, October 3, 2016 12:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time (UTC-05:00) WHEN: Tuesday through Saturday, Oct. 18-22, 2016 WHERE: American Society of Human Genetics 2016 Annual Meeting Vancouver Convention Centre 999-1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, B.C. V6C 0C3 WHAT: Invited and platform (oral) sessions and... Read More

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

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