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Seeking: Director, Division of Genome Sciences 

Read moreThe 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. Read more 

A Quarter Century after the Human Genome Project's launch presents: Dr. David Bentley

Image of David BentleyThe NHGRI History of Genomics Program closed its six-part seminar series featuring Human Genome Project (HGP) participants who helped launch the HGP with the talk: The Genome is for Life, by David Bentley, D.Phil., on Thursday, May 26th. Dr. Bentley is vice president and chief scientist at Illumina Inc. His long-term research interest is the study of human sequence variation and its impact on health and disease.  Read more about the series

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The Genomics Landscape: A Message from the Director

From Bedside Back to Bench: Bringing Genomic Medicine Full Circle

Eric GreenAugust is a quiet month in D.C., but once the fall begins, our heads will spin with important events: the last Fiscal Year 2016 meeting of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research, developments from the Precision Medicine Initiative and all the latest news in genomics! This issue of The Genomics Landscape features NHGRI's ninth Genomic Medicine Meeting, highlights a meeting with Israeli research leaders and provides an opportunity to comment on new guiding principles for DNA sequencing-based clinical tests. Read more

Cristina Kapustij joins NHGRI as policy chief

Read moreCristina Kapusti, M.S., has been named chief of the Policy and Program Analysis Branch (PPAB) at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). In her new role, she will oversee policy activities and evaluation as well as program reporting and assessment to support institute priorities. PPAB is a part of the Division of Policy, Communications and Education (DPCE), whose mission is to promote the understanding and application of genomic knowledge to advance human health and society. Read more

Last Updated: August 17, 2016