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About the Institute

The history, mission, goals and policies
of NHGRI
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Director's Page

A monthly update from NHGRI Director Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D.
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NHGRI yearly budgets and detailed financial information
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NHGRI Organization

How NHGRI is organized by division, branch and offices
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The council and review boards
who advise NHGRI
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Long-Range Planning

NHGRI's plans for the future of the institute and genomic research
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Minority and Special Populations

Opportunities for diverse populations for research, training and education
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The NHGRI History of Genomics Program

Preserving the history of NHGRI and genomic research
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Reports and Publications

NHGRI leadership and staff publications

Highlights

The NIH Intramural Sequencing Center

Eric GreenThis month's The Genomics Landscape features stories about the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center; the latest updcoming Reddit "Ask Me Anything" sessions that will tackle gene editing and recent research from the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program; a look back at the top scientific advances for 2017; and NIH Director Francis Collins' testimony to Congress in hearings about the 21st Century Cures Act, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. 

Improving science policy and healthcare through the NHGRI-ASHG fellowship

Nikki MeadowsThe health and medical care of Americans is greatly influenced by the policy decisions that guide genomic research. NHGRI and the American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) are committed to strengthening the workforce of policy makers and analysts with genetics professionals through their Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship. The 2017-2018 fellow, Nikki Meadows, Ph.D., has just finished her first rotation at NHGRI. Learn about her experiences and what motivates her to pursue a career in science policy.

NHGRI talks diversity in genomics research for Reddit

Precision MedicineAfter recently publishing a perspective in Nature Reviews Genetics describing the challenges to achieving diversity in genomics research, NHGRI leadership held a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) on December 1 to discuss the variety of ways in which participant diversity can expand the translation of research findings and the steps they're taking to ensure all populations are included. Here we recap the discussion and point you to the full discussion on Reddit.

A Responsible Approach to Genomics Research: Investing in Diversity

Eric GreenThis month's The Genomic Landscape discusses recent studies that reveal knowledge gaps in the understanding of how the genome varies from person to person and population to population; a new educational genomics toolkit for physicians; electronic medical records and genomics; and NHGRI's Dr. Leslie Biesecker's election as the 2019 president for ASHG.