Confronting the Past – A Necessary Path to Equity

To chart a path toward an equitable future, ASHG’s Board of Directors considered and approved in April 2021 an updated Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force Action Plan that recognizes a key strategic focus area, which is to acknowledge and reckon with a history of past harms linked to racism, eugenics, or other systemic forms... Read More

2021 DNA Day Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all who participated. Happy DNA Day! Thank you for making this another successful year! We received many submissions from students in 40 U.S. states, and 30 countries. We would also like to thank the ASHG members who participated in judging the essays. Continue the celebration: ASHG has even... Read More

ASHG Connects with Students and Teachers to Share Resources

ASHG Connects with Students and Teachers to Share Resources

ASHG envisions a future with an informed public that continues to understand basic genetic concepts, receives equitable access to genetic information, and understands and appreciates humanity’s diversity. To achieve this, the Society has exhibited at a few 2020 conferences for the science-interested public and science educators. The goal of attending these conferences was to increase awareness of ASHG and its resources, as well as connect with a larger public community.   During the month of... Read More

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