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ISCC-PEG 11th Annual Meeting (Virtual)

Event Details


  • All times Eastern
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions

    Rich Haspel, M.D., Ph.D.,

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Donna Messersmith, Ph.D.
    Education and Community Involvement Branch, NHGRI
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    ISCC-PEG Scholar Presentations
  • Samantha Bailey, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
    Disseminating pharmacogenomic education: understanding the needs of ISCC-PEG partner organizations

    Rene Begay, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
    G3C Case Study: Providing Healthcare for Indigenous Patients with Inherited Cardiomyopathy

    Kelsey Ellis, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Genetic Counseling: Developing an App for Non-Genetics Providers Working with Rare Disease Patients

    Katherine Robinson, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Optimizing Oncology Care With Germline Pharmacogenomics: Case-Based Education for Oncology Practitioners

  • 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Break
  • 1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Working Sessions (Break-out Rooms)
  • 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Project Group Summaries and "Asks" of ISCC Membership
  • 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Keynote Presentation
  • Vence Bonham Jr. J.D., Acting Deputy Director, NHGRI and Associate Investigator, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, NHGRI
    Advancing the Equitable Implementation of Genomics into Clinical Care
  • 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Future Directions


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Byeon YJJ, Islamaj R, Yeganova L, Wilbur WJ, Lu Z, Brody LC, Bonham VL. Evolving use of ancestry, ethnicity, and race in genetics research-A survey spanning seven decades. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 Dec 2;108(12):2215-2223. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2021.10.008. PMID: 34861173; PMCID: PMC8715140.

Thomas SP, Amini K, Floyd KJ, Willard R, Wossenseged F, Keller M, Scott JB, Abdallah KE, Buscetta A, Bonham VL. Cultivating diversity as an ethos with an anti-racism approach in the scientific enterprise. HGG Adv. 2021 Sep 21;2(4):100052. doi: 10.1016/j.xhgg.2021.100052. PMID: 35047843; PMCID: PMC8756537.

Bonham VL, Green ED. The genomics workforce must become more diverse: a strategic imperative. Am J Hum Genet. 2021 Jan 7;108(1):3-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2020.12.013. PMID: 33417888; PMCID: PMC7820786.

Building a Diverse Genomic Workforce: An NHGRI Action Agenda


Last updated: April 7, 2022