New Policy Statement Highlights Diversity and Inclusion Goals in Genetics and Genomics Research

Published: Thursday, January 23, 2020, 11:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, ROCKVILLE, MD — The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) today announced that it has approved a new policy statement to guide its diversity and inclusion activities in support of the genetics and genomics workforce and in research participation. Last year, the... Read More

Strengthening Diversity in STEM

Strengthening Diversity in STEM

A leading U.S. research enterprise requires full engagement of the entire STEM talent pool. ASHG supports the STEM Opportunities Act of 2019 to foster inclusivity and diversity in the research workforce. Related: Letter to House Leaders Supporting H.R. 2528 (July 2019) American Physiological Society community letter: to Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (Sept. 2020) Read More

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, 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

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