Inclusion

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

Human Genetics Scholars Initiative

Human Genetics Scholars Initiative

Applications for the 2021-23 program will open in May 3, 2021.   ASHG, in partnership with NHGRI, Biogen, GSK, and Roche is pleased to provide the Human Genetics Scholars Initiative, a program launched in April 2019 to help advance diversity and inclusion in the field. The program will: Identify, mentor, and help prepare a select... Read More

Preventing Sexual Harassment in Science

Preventing Sexual Harassment in Science

ASHG supports policies that enable a productive and safe working environment for all scientific professionals. The Society is committed to promoting a harassment-free workplace for geneticists, and believes that science can only achieve its goals when we are able to fully engage the minds, talent, and perspectives of all who wish to participate. Related: Letter... Read More

Question-Asking Behavior: Interview with Natalie Telis

Nascent Transcript writer Brooke Wolford interviewed Natalie Telis, a 5th year PhD student in Biomedical Informatics at Stanford University. November 2017  Diversity was a recurring theme at the American Society of Human Genetics’ 2017 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida—from the Presidential Address by Nancy Cox, PhD, to the final talk in the opening plenary session... Read More

ASHG uses cookies to provide you with a secure and custom web experience. Privacy Policy