As you celebrate Thanksgiving with your family, remember that this special day is also National Family Health History Day, a day that can be important to the health of you and your family. Collecting your family health history can help you detect unique disease risks, manage them before becoming sick, and aid in treatment and diagnosis if you do become sick.
In this issue of The Genomics Landscape, we feature the history of the Centers of Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research (CEER) Program dating back to the early days of genomics. We also highlight recent workshops on sharing summary statistics in genomic data and investigative device exceptions, the next stop on the Genome: Unlocking Life's Code traveling exhibition and NHGRI's summer trainees.
The National Human Genome Research Institute, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Division of Genome Sciences. The ideal candidate will have the knowledge and expertise to lead NHGRI's funding for extramural research and training that is aimed at advancing the understanding of the structure and function of genomes and their implications for biology and disease etiology.