Public Engagement

Efforts to Indigenize Genomics with Support of the HGSI

Posted By: Krystal Tsosie, MPH, MA, 2019-21 Human Genetics Scholar As an ASHG Human Genetics Scholars Initiative awardee, I want to thank the Society for enabling my international research endeavors to connect globally with Indigenous scholars. I was invited to present at the SING Indigenous Genomics conference at the University of Waikato in New Zealand... Read More

ASHG Survey Finds Americans Strongly Support Human Genetics Research & Potential

ASHG Survey Finds Americans Strongly Support Human Genetics Research & Potential

Published: January 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn or Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org Respondents Want Confidence in Data Privacy, Have Some Knowledge Gaps ROCKVILLE, Md. – As genetics and genomics knowledge expands rapidly throughout research, medicine, and society, Americans are excited and optimistic about this area of research and its emerging health... Read More

U.S. Public Views of Genetics: An ASHG Survey

U.S. Public Views of Genetics: An ASHG Survey

As genetics and genomics knowledge expands rapidly across research and medicine, Americans are excited and optimistic about this area of research and its possible benefits, according to a survey released in January 2020 by ASHG in partnership with Research!America. The survey finds the large majority of Americans agree genetic knowledge will be important to their... Read More

ASHG Names New Senior Communications, Public Engagement Leader

ASHG Names New Senior Communications, Public Engagement Leader

Published: Monday, September 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m. U.S. Central Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org Flynn Brings 20 Years of Communications Experience, Innovation, Management ROCKVILLE, MD – Kara Flynn has been named senior director, public engagement, communications, and marketing of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG). This is a new position that will... Read More

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