Supporting the Scientific Enterprise

ASHG Opposes New Federal Rule on Online Training of International Students

ASHG Opposes New Federal Rule on Online Training of International Students

Media Contact: Kara Flynn, ASHG Senior Director, Public Engagement, Communications & Marketing, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org For Immediate Release ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) opposes the new rules announced by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program of U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) regarding online learning by international students attending U.S. universities and... Read More

ASHG opposes the White House’s new Executive Order as it imposes new restrictions on visas used by early-career international scientists

ASHG opposes the White House’s new Executive Order as it imposes new restrictions on visas used by early-career international scientists

Media Contact: Kara Flynn, ASHG Senior Director, Public Engagement, Communications & Marketing, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org For Immediate Release ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) opposes and urges the White House to rescind its Executive Order issued yesterday, as it will significantly impede the progress of science and better human health by limiting... Read More

Partnering with the Community to Support Science

Partnering with the Community to Support Science

ASHG partners with many professional societies and organizations on a multitude of issues important to the biomedical research community. Related Diversity and Inclusion Efforts AAAS community letter: supporting Congressional resolutions to denounce anti-Asian discrimination as related to COVID-19 (April 2020) American Institute of Physics community letter: opposing the elimination of federal training programs related to... Read More

Preventing Sexual Harassment in Science

Preventing Sexual Harassment in Science

ASHG supports policies that enable a productive and safe working environment for all scientific professionals. The Society is committed to promoting a harassment-free workplace for geneticists, and believes that science can only achieve its goals when we are able to fully engage the minds, talent, and perspectives of all who wish to participate. Related: Letter... Read More

ASHG Opposes New Executive Order Restricting Travel to the U.S.

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org For Immediate Release Tuesday, March 7, 2017 2:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time BETHESDA, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) opposes and urges the White House to rescind its recent Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” issued... Read More

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