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Meet the Trainee Leader, Beryl Cummings, PhD

ASHG trainee newsletter writer Ryan Collins interviewed Beryl Cummings, member of the ASHG Program Committee, 2016 ASHG Charles J. Epstein Predoctoral Award Recipient, and PhD student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program at Harvard Medical School (HMS). February 2017 ASHG: Can you give us a brief overview of your scientific background? Ms. Cummings: I began my... Read More

Highlights from Vancouver: Mentorship and Professional Development

November 2016 “A prominent theme of ASHG 2016 in Vancouver, Canada, was mentorship. The topic was highlighted in many sessions throughout the meeting, including the Presidential Symposium (“Mentoring in a Challenging Environment”), a joint Building Bridges Session with ESHG (“Navigating the Myriad Career Paths in Human Genetics”), and presentation of the first ASHG Mentorship Award... Read More

Meet the Trainee Leader, Julie Nadel, PhD

TDC member Emily Olfson, MD PhD, interviews Julie Nadel, PhD, ASHG/NHGRI Genetics & Education Fellow November 2016 ASHG: Tell us a bit about yourself. Dr. Nadel: I like hot sauce, my dog, and talking about science. My graduate work at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine focused on the non-canonical nucleic acid structure, RNA:DNA hybrids,... Read More

Interview with Tatiana Tatarinova, Computational Biologist

TDC member Julie Jurgens interviews Computational Biologist and Ancient DNA Researcher, Tatiana Tatarinova August 2016 I have always been fascinated by human history and its puzzling nature. For the longest time, I wanted to participate in a project that solves these historic mysteries. That chance came when I met several bright individuals who research ancient... Read More

Meet the Trainee Leader, Jonathan Kocarnik

TDC member Doug Dluzen interviews Jonathan Kocarnik, ASHG Social Issues Committee Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Associate, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/University of Washington  August 2016 ASHG: Please tell us a bit about yourself. Dr. Kocarnik: I grew up in the Pacific Northwest and I currently live in Seattle, WA. My education took me to the... Read More

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