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ASHG Launches Impact Partnerships for Equity in Genetics and Genomics Research

As part of its sustained and growing commitment to realize a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future, ASHG has launched the Genetics and Genomics Impact Partnerships program this January to strengthen partnerships with like-minded organizations sharing these goals Illumina, a leader in next-generation genomic sequencing technologies, and Invitae, a leading medical genetics company, have joined... Read More

ASHG's recently launched new initiative is a critical first step

Addressing Cultural Awareness and Competency around Human Genetics in the Classroom

Through public engagement and education initiatives, ASHG strives to be a reliable and sought-after source for public information on the benefits of human genetics and genomics research. This information should be accessible to anyone with an interest in the field. While many people enrich their knowledge of this field through ASHG’s Discover Genetics resources, classrooms are often the first place that introduces someone... Read More

Confronting the Past – A Necessary Path to Equity

To chart a path toward an equitable future, ASHG’s Board of Directors considered and approved in April 2021 an updated Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force Action Plan that recognizes a key strategic focus area, which is to acknowledge and reckon with a history of past harms linked to racism, eugenics, or other systemic forms... Read More

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