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National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research

National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research Council Members and Ad Hoc Advisors
National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research Council Members and Ad Hoc Advisors

Overview

The National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research (NACHGR) advises the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), on genetics, genomic research, training and programs related to the human genome initiative. NACHGR performs second-level peer review for grant applications, and determines the program priorities for NHGRI and the goals for the government's efforts in the International Human Genome Project (HGP). NACHGR meets three times a year.

Upcoming Meeting

Dates for Upcoming NACHGR Meetings
Meeting Date Date/Time of Public Session Meeting Location
May 20-21, 2019 May 20: Closed Executive Session 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Open Session: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed Session: 3:00 p.m. - to 6:00 p.m.
May 21: Closed Session: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
6700B Rockledge Drive
Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20871
Sept. 16-17, 2019  Sept. 16: Closed Executive Session 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Open Session: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed Session: 3:00 p.m. - to 6:00 p.m.
Sept. 17: Closed Session: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
6700B Rockledge Drive
Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20871
Feb. 10-11, 2020 Feb. 10: Closed Executive Session 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Open Session: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed Session: 3:00 p.m. - to 6:00 p.m.
Sept. 17: Closed Session: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
6700B Rockledge Drive
Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20871
May 18-19, 2020 May 18: Closed Executive Session 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Open Session: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed Session: 3:00 p.m. - to 6:00 p.m.
Sept. 17: Closed Session: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
6700B Rockledge Drive
Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20871
Sept. 14-15, 2020 Sept. 14: Closed Executive Session 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Open Session: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed Session: 3:00 p.m. - to 6:00 p.m.
Sept. 17: Closed Session: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
6700B Rockledge Drive
Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20871

 

Past Meetings

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004

Past Meeting Summaries

Working Groups

  • Genomic Data Science Working Group
    Created in 2017 to facilitate a deeper engagement of the NACHGR in the numerous and increasingly complex issues at the interface between genomics and data science. 
  • Genomics and Society Working Group
    Established in 2012 to provide advice on short- and long-range planning and priority setting for Genomics and Society activities at the institute.
  • Genomic Medicine Working Group
    Genomic Medicine Working Group (GMWG) was established in 2011 as a working group to advise NHGRI on the progress of genomic medicine implementation and identify research and implementation gaps and areas of need.  
  • Community Engagement in Genomics Working Group
    The NHGRI Community Engagement in Genomics Working Group (CEGWG) was established in 2017 as a working group of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research. The mission of the CEGWG is to engage communities to ensure that genomics and genomic medicine benefits all.

Reports

Human Genome Project Five-Year Plans

 

Last Updated: February 15, 2019