Awards

ASHG Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research

ASHG Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research

In January 2023, as part of its response to the Facing Our History – Building an Equitable Future initiative findings, ASHG suspended the use of individual names for all of its awards, pending review of any affiliation with eugenics or other harms. Until decisions are made about a naming policy and practice, ASHG’s awards have only descriptive titles. While... Read More

Human Genetics Scholars with ASHG Board and HGSI Advisory Group Members along with representatives of HGSI funding partners, NHGRI and Biogen, during the ASHG 2019 Diversity Reception.

Human Genetics Scholars Initiative

2023 HGSI Application Now Open! Applications for the 2023-25 program will open late April 2023. ASHG, in partnership with NHGRI, Biogen, GSK, Roche, and Merck & Co is pleased to provide the Human Genetics Scholars Initiative, a program launched in April 2019 to help advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the field. The program will: Identify,... Read More

Resource-Limited Travel Awards

Resource-Limited Travel Awards

Resource Limited Travel Awards Resource-Limited (formerly known as Developing Country) Awards help defray the costs of ASHG Annual Meeting participation for individuals living in resource-limited countries categorized by the World Bank as having low income or lower middle-income economies (see the list of eligible countries). The ASHG Program Committee will select award recipients based on the... Read More

ASHG Announces 2022-2024 Human Genetics Scholars

ASHG Announces 2022-2024 Human Genetics Scholars

Published: August 17, 2022, 10:45 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, (202) 257-8424, press@ashg.org ASHG with generous support from National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Biogen, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Merck & Co., Inc, and Roche, is pleased to recognize this year’s Scholars. The Human Genetics Scholars Initiative was developed to help advance diversity and... Read More

2021 Gruber Genetics Prize

The Gruber Genetics Prize is presented by The Gruber Foundation to a leading scientist, or up to three, in recognition of groundbreaking contributions to any realm of genetics research. Dr. Orkin’s remarkable body of work has not only revolutionized our understanding of how these illnesses occur but has also led to promising new gene-based therapies for thalassemia... Read More

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