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American Society of Human Genetics Statement Regarding Concepts of “Good Genes” and Human Genetics

American Society of Human Genetics Statement Regarding Concepts of “Good Genes” and Human Genetics

Published: Thursday, September 24, 2020, 12:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org Attributable to Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, PhD, ASHG President Note: In light of recent comments about the role of genetics in society, the American Society of Human Genetics is issuing this statement to reiterate genetics facts and knowledge, as well... Read More

Advancing Diverse Participation in Research

Advancing Diverse Participation in Research

ASHG remains committed to its vision that people everywhere realize the benefits of human genetics and genomics research. It is imperative for participation in genetics and genomics research to reflect humanity’s diversity. In engaging with vulnerable populations, it is essential that researchers guard against harm resulting from their participation. Related: AJHG Perspective: Advancing Diverse Participation... Read More

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

Supporting Geneticists in Advocating for Research

Supporting Geneticists in Advocating for Research

Continued funding and public support are essential for driving progress in genetics and genomics research. ASHG is committed to supporting members and the greater community in advocating for research to policymakers. Related: AJHG Perspective: Advocating for Genetics and Genomics Research to Policymakers (February 2020) Read More

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