Public Policy

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

Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and Genomics Trainees

Applications for the 2022 program are OPEN! Applications are due January 7, 2022. ASHG is committed to helping our members champion human genetics and genomics research, and advocate for policies that support research and advance the field. The Society provides opportunities and resources to support members in engaging with policymakers through the ASHG Advocates network... Read More

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Meet Genetics & Public Policy Fellow: Katharine Nichole Holm

Katharine Nichole Holm, PhD,  joined ASHG as the ASHG/NHGRI Genetics & Public Policy Fellow in August. ASHG and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) co-sponsor the Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship to give early-career professionals the opportunity to explore a career in science policy. We spoke with Dr. Holm to learn more about how... Read More

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