Genomics

ASHG Honors Nicholas Katsanis with 2017 Curt Stern Award

For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 5, 2017 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org Geneticist to Receive Award at ASHG 2017 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Nicholas Katsanis, PhD, Director of the Center for Human Disease Modeling, Professor of... Read More

Career Interview: Mark McCarthy, MD

Career Interview: Mark McCarthy, MD

Robert Turner Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Oxford and the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics Dr. McCarthy, a physician-scientist and human geneticist, has presented several invited sessions on the genetics of type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases. Chris Nowak, ASHG: How do you keep on top of the rapidly expanding bioinformatics field and... Read More

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

Parents of Children with Cancer Value Sequencing Results, Even if Non-actionable

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:15 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time Findings Reported at ASHG 2016 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – Parents of children newly diagnosed with cancer value the results of whole exome sequencing for a variety of reasons beyond clinical actionability, according to... Read More

Researchers Perform Large Genome-wide Analysis of Multiple Sclerosis

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Tuesday, October 18, 2016 6:00 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time Findings Reported at ASHG 2016 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – In a large-scale, genome-wide analysis of more than 110,000 samples, a worldwide consortium of scientists has identified 200 genetic loci associated with multiple sclerosis... Read More

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