Early Career

Career Interview: Diana Azurdia, PhD

Career Interview: Diana Azurdia, PhD

Director for Recruitment and Inclusion for Graduate Programs in Bioscience University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Dr. Azurdia earned her BS in Biochemistry from California State University (CSU) Los Angeles, where she was a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) trainee. She later earned her PhD in Molecular Biology and... Read More

ASHG Launches Human Genetics Scholars Initiative

Published: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 2:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org Program to Increase, Network, Mentor, and Retain Diverse Early-Career Researchers ROCKVILLE, Md. – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is pleased to announce the creation of the Human Genetics Scholars Initiative to increase and support workforce diversity in... Read More

ASHG Announces Expansion to Developing Country Awards Program

Published: Thursday, February 28, 2019, 2:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org 25 Travel Awards Will Enhance Africa’s Participation in Scientific Dialogue ROCKVILLE, Md. – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), in collaboration with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), is pleased to announce the addition of 25 awards... Read More

Career Interview: Sarah Wojiski, PhD

Career Interview: Sarah Wojiski, PhD

Director of STEM and Undergraduate Education Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM) Dr. Wojiski earned her BS from the University of Connecticut and her PhD in genetics from Harvard University. Prior to joining JAX-GM, she taught at Southern Connecticut State University and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Her job at JAX-GM includes... Read More

Early-Career Award

Early-Career Award

The ASHG Early-Career Award recognizes scientists who are in the early stages of their careers as independent investigators. The candidate must not have been an independent investigator for more than 10 years and the work submitted for consideration must have been primarily the product of the candidate’s independent lab. The awardee will receive a plaque... Read More

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