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NHGRI Genomic Data Science Virtual Town Hall

November 19, 2019

12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Webinar Information Strategic Planning Themes

NHGRI Genomic Data Science Virtual Town Hall

October 31, 2019

12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Webinar Information Strategic Planning Themes

World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics

October 26, 2019

5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - NHGRI-NIMH Strategic Planning Session 

Anaheim, CA

Event Summary

American Society of Bioethics and Humanities Annual Meeting

October 25, 2019

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. - ELSI Affinity Group
1:45 – 3:15 p.m. - Integrating the Past and Future of ELSI Research: A Strategic Planning Workshop 

Pittsburgh, PA

Event Meeting Summary

American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Meeting

Poster Session

October 15-19, 2019
Houston, TX

Event

Genomics in Medicine & Health

Strategic Planning Workshop

September 26-27, 2019
Bethesda, MD

Event Webcast

Equity, Diversity, and Data Science in Genomics Workshop

September 3-5, 2019
Champaign, IL

Perspectives in Comparative Genomics & Evolution

August 15-16, 2019 
Rockville, MD

Event

Strategic Planning Town Hall (Trainee-only Session)

July 17, 2019 
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Richard B. Simches Research Building Auditorium
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Summary

Strategic Planning Town Hall (Main Session)

July 17, 2019 
11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Richard B. Simches Research Building Auditorium
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Summary

ELSI NHGRI Strategic Planning Webinar

Genomic Decision-Making: Power and Identity

July 9, 2019
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Event

ELSI NHGRI Strategic Planning Webinar

Appropriate Use and Implementation of Genomics in Diverse Communities

June 28, 2019
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Event

NIH Community Town Hall

June 20, 2019 
1:30 - 3:30 P.M. 
Lipsett Amphitheater
Bethesda, MD

Webcast Meeting Summary

Functions of Epitranscriptomes

Poster Session

June 17-18, 2019
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Event

Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

Meeting Session

May 31, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Event

NHGRI Advanced Genomic Technology Development Meeting

May 31, 2019
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Northeastern University
Boston, Mass.

Biology of Genomes Meeting

Poster Session

May 8-12, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

2019 NHGRI Research Training and Career Development Annual Meeting

April 7, 2019
The Chase Park Royal Sonesta
St. Louis, MO

Meeting Session

American Medical Informatics Association 2019 Informatics Summit

March 28, 2019 
San Francisco, CA 

Event

Grand Challenges in Genomics: An NHGRI and Wellcome Trust Strategy Meeting

February 25-26, 2019 
London, England 

From Genome to Phenotype: Genomic Variation Identification, Association and Function in Human Health and Disease

January 22-24, 2019 
8:30 A.M.-3:00 P.M. 
Rockville Hilton Hotel 

Event

Meeting Session: National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Meeting

November 17, 2018 
Atlanta, GA 

Event

National Association of Biology Teachers 2018 Professional Development Conference

November 10, 2018 
9:00 A.M. – 9:15 A.M. 
Sheraton Dan Diego Hotel & Marina, Nautilus 3
San Diego, CA 

Meeting Session: Establishing a 2020 Vision for Genomics: Society, Education and Engagement

Satellite Meeting: AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium

November 7, 2018 
San Francisco, CA 

Event

Satellite Meeting: CSHL Biological Data Science Conference

November 7-10, 2018 
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 

Event

13th Annual Meeting of the International Conference on Genomics

October 27, 2018 
Shenzen, China

Summary

Notice Inviting the Community to Contribute to the Generation of NHGRI's '2020 Vision for Genomics'

October 23, 2018 
 

Notice

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Conference

October 19, 2018 
12:45 P.M.-1:45 P.M. 
Disneyland Hotel 

Event Report

Satellite Meeting: American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

October 16, 2018 
7:30 P.M.-9:30 P.M. 
San Diego Convention Center
Room 29AB Upper Level 

Event

Global Alliance For Genomics & Global Health 6th Plenary Meeting

Thursday, October 4, 2018 
12:50 P.M. – 1:50 P.M. 
Congress Center Basel
Basel, Switzerland 

Event

NHGRI Strategic Planning Community Meeting

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 
Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care Auditorium
Morehouse School of Medicine 

NHGRI will host a Town Hall at Morehouse School of Medicine to gather ideas and feedback from trainees, researchers, industry experts, healthcare professionals and other interested stakeholders in the Atlanta area about current and future opportunities in genomics research and applications.

Flyer Agenda Summary

11th Conference of African Society of Human Genetics

Thursday, September 20, 2018 
Kigali, Rawanda 

Summary Event

Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research Investigators Meeting

September 13, 2018

Genomic Medicine XI: Research Directions in Genomic Medicine Implementation

September 5, 2018 
8:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M. 
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines 

Event

NHGRI Strategic Planning Town Hall

July 17, 2018 
8:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. 
McCaw Hall
Arrillaga Alumni Center
Stanford University 

NHGRI will host a Town Hall at Stanford University to gather ideas and feedback from trainees, researchers, industry experts, healthcare professionals, and other interested stakeholders in the San Francisco Bay area about current and future opportunities in genomics research and applications.

Agenda Flyer Summary

Meeting Session: Human Mammalian Genetics and Genomics: The 59th McKusick Short Course

July 15-27, 2018 
The Jackson Laboratory 

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NHGRI Strategic Planning Town Hall

June 19, 2018 
Hogness Auditorium
University of Washington 

NHGRI will host Town Halls at the University of Washington to gather ideas and feedback from trainees, researchers, industry experts, healthcare professionals and other interested stakeholders about current and future opportunities in genomics research and applications.

Agenda Flyer Summary

NIH SciEd Conference: Establishing a 2020 Vision for Genomics: Society, Education and Engagement

May 30, 2018 
1:30 P.M. – 2:45 P.M. 
Grand Hyatt Washington 

This discussion centered around several Grand Challenges, such as to "Meet the educational and professional development needs of K-12 educators and healthcare providers to increase the awareness and understanding of genomic information." This was an important opportunity for educators to influence the future landscape of genomics research and its intersection with society, education and community engagement.

Event

NHGRI Advanced Genomic Technology Development Meeting

May 30-June 1, 2018 
9:00 A.M.-5:30 P.M. 
Northeastern University 

This meeting brought together, for a day of intensive scientific exchange, NHGRI Advanced Sequencing Technology Program grantees and other scientists and engineers who may have insights that would help to achieve the goal of sequencing human genomes at high quality for $1,000 or less.

Event Summary

Advisory Meeting: Genomics and Society Working Group Meeting

May 23, 2018 

Working Group

Meeting Session: CHSL Biology of Genomes

May 9, 2018 
 

NHGRI Strategic Planning Virtual Town Hall

May 4, 2018 
12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M. 
 

NHGRI hosted a "virtual" town hall about the recently launched strategic planning process to gather ideas and feedback from researchers, trainees, industry experts, healthcare professionals, and other interested stakeholders about current and future opportunities in genomics research and applications.

Slides Summary

Revisiting the Missing Heritability of Complex Diseases, Ten Years On

May 1-2, 2018 
8:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. 
Sheraton Silver Spring 

Event

Meeting Session: Annual Genome Sequencing Program

April 4-6, 2018 
 

Webinar: Increasing ELSI's Reach and Impact

March 26, 2018 
 

Following the 2017 ELSI Congress and entering a new phase of strategic planning for the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program hosted a webinar to gather ideas from the research community on needs and resources to increase the reach, impact and transparency of ELSI research.

This webinar included a brief introduction by NHGRI staff followed by a moderated discussion open to all webinar participants.

Event

Advisory Meeting: Community Engagement and Genomics Working Group

March 20, 2018 

2020 Strategic Planning Process Launches

February 20, 2018 
 

NHGRI Director Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D., launched the NHGRI 2020 Strategic Planning process on February 12, 2018, during a presentation at the 82nd meeting of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research in Rockville, Maryland.

"En Route to a 2020 Vision for Genomics: The Next Round of NHGRI Strategic Planning"

News Release

Advisory Meeting: Genomics and Society Working Group Meeting

January 24, 2018 

Last updated: November 27, 2019