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Relevant Documents

1 New ASHG-NHGRI Fellows

Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship
Genetics Education and Engagement Policy Fellowship
2 NHGRI-ACMG Fellowship in Genomic Medicine Program Management
3 Genomics and Health Disparities Lecture Series
4 Genomic Medicine Working Group Lancet Series
5 'Genomics2020' Strategic Planning Process

'Genomics2020' Website
'Genomics2020' News and Events Calendar
Perspectives in Comparative Genomics and Evolution Workshop
Genomics in Medicine & Health Workshop
Strategic Planning Update with Eric Green, NHGRI
6 Mourning the Loss of James Wyngaarden
7 Mourning the Loss of Donald Lindberg
8 Paul Sieving Departs as Director, National Eye Institute
9 Linda Birnbaum Departs as Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
10 Mourning the Loss of Kary Mullis
11 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers
12 Genomicist Receives British Knighthood
13 Genomes In the News

Siberian Hamster
Komodo Dragon
White-Footed Mouse
Zebra Mussel
44 Ruminants
Bed Bug
101 Genomes from the Vertebrate Genomes Project
14 Genome Sequencing Program (GSP)

GSP Website
GSP Consortium Website
Centers for Common Disease Genomics (CCDG) Website
NHGRI Genomic Data Science Analysis, Visualization, and Informatics Lab-space (AnVIL) Site
1000 Genomes High-Quality Sequence Data: FTP Site
1000 Genomes High-Quality Sequence Data: International Genome Sample Resource (IGSR)
Centers for Mendelian Genomics (CMG) Website
Matchmaker Exchange
GSP Analysis Centers Website
Wang - A Bayesian Framework that Integrates Multi-Omics Data and Gene Networks Predicts Risk Genes from Schizophrenia GWAS Data
Xu - Genome Sequencing Analysis Identifies Epstein-Barr Virus Subtypes Associated with High Risk of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
15 Technology Development Program

Technology Development Program Website
Novel Genome Technology Development Program Announcements
Advanced Genomic Technology Development Meeting
Weinstein - DNA Microscopy: Optics-free Spatio-genetic Imaging by a Stand-Alone Chemical Reaction
Noakes - Increasing the Accuracy of Nanopore DNA Sequencing Using a Time-Varying Cross Membrane Voltage
16 ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE)

ENCODE Program Website
ENCODE Participants
ENCODE Data Utilization Workshop
Search Candidate cis-Regulatory Elements By ENCODE (SCREEN)
Zhang - Deep-Learning Augmented RNA-seq Analysis of Transcript Splicing
ENCODE Consortium Publications List on the ENCODE Portal
ENCODE Community Publications List on the ENCODE Portal
17 Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS)
18 Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE)

PAGE Program Website
Wojcik - Genetic Analyses of Diverse Populations Improves Discovery for Complex Traits
19 Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network
20 Clinical Genome (ClinGen) Resource

ClinGen Consortium Website
ClinGen Community Curation
21 Clinical Sequence Evidence-Generating Research (CSER) Program

CSER Program Website
CSER Consortium Website
Robinson - Psychological Outcomes Related to Exome and Genome Sequencing Result Disclosure: A Meta-Analysis of Seven Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) Consortium Studies
22 Newborn Sequencing In Genomic Medicine and Public HealTh (NSIGHT)

NSIGHT Program Website
Final NSIGHT Public Webinar
NPR Article - The Promises and Pitfalls of Gene Sequencing for Newborns
23 Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC®)

CPIC Website
GenomeWeb Article - Clinical PGx Consortium Taking Aim at Non-Actionable Genes, Countering 'Inappropriate' Marketing
24 Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program

ELSI Research Program Website
Center for ELSI Resources and Analysis (CERA) Request for Applications
ELSI Congress Website
25 Research Training and Career Development
26 Genomic Innovator Awards
27 Human Microbiome Project (HMP)

iHMP Nature Collection
HMP Data Coordination Center
NIH-Wide Microbiome Workshop Report
NIH-Wide Portfolio Analysis
28 Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Project (KOMP2)

NIH KOMP2 Program Website
International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium
29 Genotype-Tissue Expression Project (GTEx)

GTEx Portal
Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP)
NHGRI Genomic Data Science Analysis, Visualization, and Informatics Lab-Space (AnVIL)
30 Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa)

H3Africa Program Website
ASHG Developing Country Awards Program Expansion
31 Somatic Cell Genome Editing (SCGE)

SCGE Program Website
SCGE Funding Opportunities
32 All of Us Research Program

All of Us Research Program Website
All of Us Special Report in the New England Journal of Medicine
Color Website
All of Us News and Events
All of Us Announcement of Eric Dishman Transition
All of Us Chief Executive Office Position
33 Congressional Outreach Activities
34 New Resource Celebrating Henrietta Lacks and the Impact of HeLa Cells on Biomedical Research

New Lesson Plans Featuring Henrietta Lacks

36 Genome: Unlocking Life's Code Exhibition

Unlocking Life‘s Code Website
Turtle Bay Exploration Park
37 NHGRI Short Course in Genomics
38 NHGRI's South by Southwest Conference Proposals
39 Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine
40 Departure of NHGRI Intramural Investigator (Max Muenke)
41 International Summit in Human Genetics and Genomics
42 NHGRI Intramural Research Highlights

Rotimi - ZRANB3 is an African-Specific Type 2 Diabetes Locus Associated with Beta-Cell Mass and Insulin Response
Burgess - De Novo Assembly of the Goldfish (Carassius auratus) Genome and the Evolution of Genes after Whole-Genome Duplication
Hull - Constructing Identities: The Implications of DTC Ancestry Testing for Tribal Communities
43 The Genomics Landscape: A Monthly Newsletter from the NHGRI Director

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