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Relevant Documents

1 NIH PuppyCam 2020

YouTube Video
NIH Record Article
2 'Genomics2020' Strategic Planning Process

'Genomics2020' Website
'Genomics2020' News and Events Calendar
3 Mourning the Loss of Duane Alexander
4 NIH COVID-19 Information Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website
NIH Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website
Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients
NIH Director's Blog
5 Funding for COVID-19 Research

NIH Institutes and Centers Funding Opportunity Announcements
NOT-HG-20-030 - Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) Regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus
6 Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations
7 Mourning the Loss of Ken Paigen
8 Mourning the Loss of Mary Shimoyama
9 Mourning the Loss of James Taylor
10 Elected to National Academy of Sciences
11 New Executive Vice President of Genentech Research and Early Development
12 ICGC/TCGA Pan-Cancer Analysis
13 Mendelian Genomics Research Consortium

RFA-HG-20-007 - Mendelian Genomics Research Centers (U01)
RFA-HG-20-008 - Mendelian Genomics Data Coordinating Center (U24)
14 Human Genome Reference Program (HGRP)

HGRP Website
Human Pangenome Reference Consortium
15 Technology Development Program

RFA-HG-20-014 - Novel Synthetic Nucleic Acid Technology Development (R01)
RFA-HG-20-015 - Novel Synthetic Nucleic Acid Technology Development (R21) 
RFA-HG-20-016 - Novel Synthetic Nucleic Acid Technology Development (R43/R44)
RFA-HG-20-019 - NHGRI Technology Development Coordinating Center (U24)
Technology Development Program Website
Novel Genome Technology Development Program Announcements
NHGRI Advanced Genomics Technology Development Meeting
16 Phenotypes and Exposures (PhenX) Toolkit
17 Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen)

ClinGen Consortium Website
PAR-20-101 - Genomic Expert Curation Panels (U24)
18 Polygenic Risk Score Diversity Consortium

RFA-HG-20-001 - Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry – Study Sites (U01)
RFA-HG-20-002 - Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry – Coordinating Center (U01)
19 Stakeholder Engagement Supplements
20 Training and Career Development

NOT-HG-20-028 - Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors
NOT-HG-20-029 - Research Experiences for M.S. Data Scientists
NOT-HG-20-020 - Healthcare Providers Training Modules in Genomic Medicine
NOT-NR-20-003 - Healthcare Providers Training Genomic Nurses
21 Extramural Meeting Schedule Changes

ELSI Virtual Forum
ELSI Virtual Forum Registration
22 Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa)

H3Africa Program Website
Sequencing of the First African SARS-CoV-2 Genome
23 Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History

The Gene Website
PBS Learning Website
Smithsonian NMNH DiY Exhibits Website
24 National DNA Day 2020
25 Inter-Society Coordinating Committee for Practitioner Education in Genomics
26 HHS Career Achievement Award

NIH Record Article
MIT Technology Review Article
27 The Genomics Landscape: A Monthly Newsletter from the NHGRI Director

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