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Snapshots of 2018: ASHG Fosters the Field’s Future

Snapshots of 2018: ASHG Fosters the Field’s Future

December is a time for reflection, looking back on a terrific year for ASHG and looking forward to new directions and goals in 2019. What were your best 2018 ASHG memories, your proudest research accomplishments, your biggest professional challenges overcome? How do these inform your year ahead and how you’d like to engage with ASHG?... Read More

Exploring Science in Society with AAAS CEO Rush Holt

Exploring Science in Society with AAAS CEO Rush Holt

Outside Voices: AAAS CEO Rush Holt, PhD December 2018 ASHG: At its core, science drives new evidence and information that informs public life. Yet today, the idea of evidence is facing greater challenge and skepticism – climate change denial, the misuse of genetics to feed racist views, and misinformation about vaccines come to mind. As a... Read More

Fall 2018 Board Meeting Advances Future ASHG Direction and Growth

Fall 2018 Board Meeting Advances Future ASHG Direction and Growth

The Fall 2018 ASHG Board Meeting occurred October 15-16 before the Annual Meeting in San Diego. In addition to oversight and financial management responsibilities, the Board continued setting course for ASHG’s growth and new directions to serve members and the field ever more effectively. Annual Meeting and AJHG Remain Vibrant Leaders in the Field Given its proximity... Read More

Commemorating 70 Years of ASHG

Commemorating 70 Years of ASHG

From the President’s Desk: David L. Nelson, PhD September 2018 This month, ASHG marks 70 vibrant years since the adoption of its charter in 1948. The Society was formed by a bold group of geneticists who sought to encourage improvement in human genetics research in the aftermath of a horrendous world war responsible for the... Read More

Welcome to ‘The Messenger’: Your Quarterly Member Newsletter

Welcome to ‘The Messenger’: Your Quarterly Member Newsletter

Executive Update: Mona Miller, Executive Director September 2018 Welcome to the first edition of The Messenger, ASHG’s new quarterly member newsletter. It seeks to keep you informed about important Society news and programs, offer perspectives from the ASHG president and others, identify resources that help you advance your science, and share tools for public education and advocacy. With... Read More

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