This fall, Cari Young, Sc.M., and Julie Nadel, Ph.D., will join the National Human Genome Research Institute as American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)/National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) education and public policy fellows. Ms. Young will spend time working with NHGRI's Policy and Program Analysis Branch, while Dr. Nadel will direct her talents to the Education and Community Involvement Branch. Both credit their high school biology classes with inspiring the direction of their careers. Read more
The HHS Ignite Accelerator program, inspired by Silicon Valley start-up methods, nurtures innovative ideas that might improve government operations. Now this seed funding and mentorship program could help create a digital "LabGenius" and, according to NIH Director Francis Collins, "has the potential to streamline our labs ... which could have a big impact." Read more
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) invites students in grades 9-12 to participate in the 11th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest! Get ready to submit your essays beginning in January 2016! Read more
NHGRI's Dr. Larry Brody, Chief of the Division of Genomics and Society, hosted a HOT (Human Origins Today) Topic at the Hall of Human Origins, National Museum of Natural Hisotry (NMNH), Smithsonian Institution on April 24th from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. as part of the National DNA Day's Ambassador Program. Read more
The Genomics in Medicine Lecture Series
Read about and view a series of lectures about genomic medicine.
Last Updated: September 25, 2015