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Ellen Rolfes appointed new NHGRI executive officer

Read moreFollowing a rigorous national search, Ellen Rolfes, M.A., has been appointed the executive officer of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  A human resources specialist by training but broadly accomplished as an administrative professional, Ms. Rolfes has worked at NHGRI for nearly two decades and at NIH for 25 years. Read more


Closing symposium features genomics, global health and the future

Read moreFans of Genome: Unlocking Life's Code, an exhibition created by the NHGRI and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, assembled at NMNH's Baird Auditorium on Sept. 30, for a celebratory symposium, Genomics and Global Health: What does the Future Hold? The symposium was the closing event for the exhibition.  Read more


NHGRI leadership, investigators, and trainees to spotlight institute research at ASHG annual meeting

Read moreNational Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) researchers and trainees will contribute 11 platform presentations and more than 50 posters describing institute research at the 64th annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG). The highly anticipated annual meeting will focus on human genetics and cutting-edge science across this rapidly evolving field. Read more

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NHGRI has an exciting new video!

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Check out NHGRI's exciting new showcase video! The fifteen-minute montage spotlights programs - by institute scientists and NHGRI-funded institutions - that are paving the way for the genomic revolution. The fast-paced video also highlights milestones in genomic history and the pioneers who made it happen through the use of rarely seen archival videos and photos. YouTube video Watch video


The Genomics Landscape: A Message from the Director

Eric Green

Laboratory-Developed Tests: Public Comments Sought

In this month's The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Green describes a recent release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announcing the steps that they are taking to help ensure the reliability of certain diagnostic tests. The FDA announcement comes at a critical transition for genomic medicine. Read more


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Last Updated: October 20, 2014