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ASHG Launches Impact Partnerships for Equity in Genetics and Genomics Research

As part of its sustained and growing commitment to realize a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive future, ASHG has launched the Genetics and Genomics Impact Partnerships program this January to strengthen partnerships with like-minded organizations sharing these goals Illumina, a leader in next-generation genomic sequencing technologies, and Invitae, a leading medical genetics company, have joined... Read More

Ben Kang

ASHG’s Career Resources for All Professionals

As an ASHG member you have access to countless career resources. No matter what career stage you are at, whether it be trainee, undergraduate, post-doc or a head of a lab, the Society has you covered. Over the past year, the Society has continued to find ways to invest in programs, resources, and tools to... Read More

Nancy Spinner, PhD, ASHG Membership Engagement Committee Chair

ASHG Members Surveyed for Benchmarking and Future Directions

As part of its continued investment and support of ASHG current and future members, the Society regularly seeks, values, and uses your input.  Most recently, a major triennial membership survey in early January of 2022 shows continued strong support and value in the Society’s many programs and highlights potential new directions.  Along with your participation... Read More

ASHG Opens Applications for the New ACGT Program

ASHG Opens Applications for the New ACGT Program; Apply Today!

Last month, ASHG launched the new Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and Genomics Trainees (ACGT) program. ACGT is a competitive, year-long program aimed at providing trainee ASHG members pursuing a research or clinical career with an introduction to science policy and human genetics and genomics advocacy. The program is a Government and Public Advocacy Committee... Read More

NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes

Q&A with NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes

The National Institute of Aging (NIA) leads NIH’s research on the biological, clinical, behavioral and social aspects of aging. Dr. Richard Hodes has served as director of the institute since 1993.  We spoke with Dr. Hodes recently about NIA’s priorities, the institute’s investments in human genetics and genomics research, and NIA’s commitment to addressing structural... Read More

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