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Fact Sheet
Diversity among genomics research participants is essential for improving the health of everyone.
… Research Institute (NHGRI) is working to enhance the diversity of people who participate in genomics research, … disease). By including populations that reflect the full diversity of human populations in genomic studies, … for the genomics research workforce to reflect a similar diversity as the communities that the research is intended to …
News Release
NIH-funded research highlights need for diversity in study populations, creates a comprehensive genomic toolkit for scientists
… Ganguly, Ph.D. … NIH-funded research highlights need for diversity in study populations, creates a comprehensive … studies. This paper gives us a glimpse of how ethnic diversity can be harnessed to better understand disease … an important comprehensive effort to incorporate diversity into large-scale studies, from study design to data …
The Genomics Landscape
In the June 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green details NHGRI's new Diversity in Genomics Workforce Initiative.
… I promise you that NHGRI will continue to make safety, diversity, and inclusion a priority. As I have mentioned in … supporting training programs that focus on increasing the diversity of the next generation of genomic researchers. The NHGRI Diversity Action Plan (DAP) program aims to increase the pool …
Event
The NHGRI and NCI held a pre-application webinar on May 15, 2020, for the Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) RFA-HG-20-001 and RFA-HG-20-002.
… will be made available on this page. … Webinar … PRS Diversity Consortium Webinar … The NHGRI and NCI held a …
Leadership Initiatives
NHGRI articulates goals and objectives to increase the number of individuals from diverse backgrounds in genomics.
… … To be at the forefront of efforts to enhance the diversity of the genomics workforce, the  NHGRI Action Agenda … efforts to build a genomics workforce that reflects the diversity of the human population. This will require greatly … of supporting training programs focused on increasing the diversity of the next generation of genomic researchers, …
About NHGRI
NHGRI's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within our Institute to achieve the highest level of genomic innovation, reduce health disparities and foster health equity in areas related to genomics and genomic medicine.
… School of Public Health … NHGRI is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within our Institute to … related to genomics and genomic medicine. … Cultivating diversity as an ethos with an anti-racism approach in the … and Commentary … Additional Resources … Our Commitment … Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at NHGRI … Diversity, Equity, …
Research Funding
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) provides both institutional and individual funding to promote diversity in the genomics workforce. Our programs offer opportunities at the undergraduate, postbaccalaureate, graduate, postdoctoral and faculty levels.
… both institutional and individual funding to promote diversity in the genomics workforce. Our programs offer … Talented Undergraduates into the Genomic Field to Promote Diversity (GREAT) Program (R25) The overarching goal of this … :  Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics: Diversity Action Plan (R25) This funding opportunity …
Event
The Ethical Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Research Program is hosting a webinar to gather specific feedback on four potential goals for the field of ELSI research over the next decade.
Research Funding
Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Diversity Consortium will work together to develop and implement approaches to integrating extant genotype and phenotype data for the purpose of conducting and disseminating Consortium-wide PRS analyses.
… Members of the PRS Diversity Consortium will work together to develop and … … NHGRI intends to fund a Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Diversity Consortium in 2021. The Consortium will comprise … with the primary objectives of: 1) leveraging genetic diversity to develop methods and improve the applicability of …
Organizational Structure
NHGRI’s Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office (TiDHE) works to champion a diverse genomics workforce, address health disparities and reach a more equitable and healthy society.
… NHGRI’s Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office (TiDHE) develops and … address  and sign up to receive updates about Training, Diversity and Health Equity Initiatives! … Get Updates … Staff … NHGRI’s Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office (TiDHE) works to champion …