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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.

NACHGR Charter, 2018-2020

NACHGR Roster

 

Council Advisory Members

 

Latest Meeting

May 16-17, 2022

May 16: Closed Executive Session 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Open Session: 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
May 17: Closed Session: 11:00 a.m. to Adjourn

All times Eastern

Open Session Agenda Webcast

Upcoming Meetings

Meeting Date Date/Times
Sept. 19-20, 2022 Sept. 19: Closed Executive Session 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Open Session: 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 20: Closed Session: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Feb. 13-14, 2023 Feb. 13: Closed Executive Session 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Open Session: 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Feb 14: Closed Session: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
May 15-16, 2023 May 15: Closed Executive Session 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Open Session: 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
May 16: Closed Session: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sept. 18-19, 2023 Sept. 18: Closed Executive Session 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Open Session: 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 19: Closed Session: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

In-person Advisory Council meetings take place at the following location:

6700B Rockledge Drive
Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20871

Working Groups

The council has established a series of working groups to provide more in-depth exploration and recommendations regarding complex issues facing the field of genomics. 

Contacts

Rudy Pozzatti, Ph.D.
Rudy Pozzatti, Ph.D.
  • Deputy Director
  • Division of Extramural Operations
Comfort W. Browne
Comfort W. Browne
  • Meeting Coordinator and Program Support Staff
  • DIvision of Extramural Operations

Last updated: May 6, 2022