Inclusion

Quantifying Hispanic and Latinx Populations’ Interest in Genetic Research Participation

Published: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:30 a.m. U.S. Central Time Media Contact: Ann Klinck, 301.634.7342, press@ashg.org Findings Reported at ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting HOUSTON, Texas – Researchers are increasingly prioritizing the need for diversity in genetics and genomics research. To help make such studies more inclusive, José G. Pérez-Ramos, MPH and Timothy D.V. Dye, PhD,... Read More

Strategic Planning Update with Eric Green, NHGRI

Strategic Planning Update with Eric Green, NHGRI

Outside Voices: National Human Genome Research Institute Director Eric Green, MD, PhD September 2019 ASHG: You have reflected on how essential strategic planning has been to NHGRI’s achievements over the past three decades. What’s changed the most from the institute’s early plans to today’s? What are some exciting or thought-provoking questions so far from today’s community?... Read More

Advancing Diversity in the Genetics Workforce

Advancing Diversity in the Genetics Workforce

June 2019 “The tremendous value of diversity and genetic variation is an elemental tenet of human genetics, and inclusion is a core value of the Society. An inclusive workforce is a scientific imperative – ensuring diverse perspectives, connections, talents, and expertise will enrich the community and its work.” —Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, PhD, ASHG president-elect This April,... Read More

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