Genomics

ASHG’s Response to an NIH RFI on the Genomic Data Sharing Policy

ASHG’s Response to an NIH RFI on the Genomic Data Sharing Policy

ASHG recently submitted a response to the NOT-OD-22-029 Request for Information (RFI) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) pertaining to its Genomic Data Sharing Policy (GDS policy). The GDS policy regulates the expectations and procedures for researchers who generate genomic data as part of their NIH-funded research, as well as for researchers who wish to gain access... Read More

NIST Workshop on Cybersecurity of Genomic Data

On January 26, 2022, The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) hosted a virtual workshop on the Cybersecurity of Genomic Data. The event had 593 attendees and 20 presenters, including ASHG 2021 President Gail Jarvik and NHGRI Program Director Heidi Sofia. The workshop represented a collaboration of experts... Read More

NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes

Q&A with NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes

The National Institute of Aging (NIA) leads NIH’s research on the biological, clinical, behavioral and social aspects of aging. Dr. Richard Hodes has served as director of the institute since 1993.  We spoke with Dr. Hodes recently about NIA’s priorities, the institute’s investments in human genetics and genomics research, and NIA’s commitment to addressing structural... Read More

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