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Diversity Center
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) has established a Diversity Center for Genome Research that will build UTRGV’s genomics research capacity by 1) expanding genomic research capabilities and discoveries in two innovative research projects; and 2) enhancing the size and quality of the available genomics workforce.
… of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) has established a Diversity Center for Genome Research that will build UTRGV’s … of training and research experiences. Hepatocellular Genetic Epidemiology of Fatty Liver Disease in Hispanics  … populations.  Risk for NAFLD is due to a complex mix of genetic and environmental factors that are largely …
News Release
NHGRI researchers and their international collaborators have added Williams-Beuren syndrome to the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations.
… of Medical Genetics Though Williams-Beuren syndrome is a genetic condition, most cases are not inherited. Signs and … in Diverse Populations," an ongoing series that evaluates genetic syndromes around the globe using facial analysis …
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 …
Educational Resources
A gene pool is the total genetic diversity found within a population or a species.
… Gene Pool … A gene pool is the total genetic diversity found within a population or a species. … Genetic Diversity, Genes, Extinction, Population Genetics … A …
Fact Sheet
Enhancing the diversity of the research workforce fosters innovation and creativity.
… maintaining a diverse genomics workforce?   Increasing the diversity in all spheres, including genomics, has critical … question of who is included in the research, and bring a diversity of thought and expertise from various disciplines. … focus of its efforts, the Institute recently released its Diversity Action Agenda that outlines NHGRI's commitment to …
News Release
NHGRI will fund $3.35 million over five years to launch the Genome Research Experiences to Attract Talented Undergraduates into the Genomics Field to Enhance Diversity (GREAT) program.
… Funding part of broader efforts to enhance diversity of genomics workforce … The National Human Genome … Talented Undergraduates into the Genomics Field to Enhance Diversity (GREAT) program. The program will establish … Ph.D., program director for Health Equity and Workforce Diversity within NHGRI’s Training, Diversity and Health …
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, … for all populations. … Every human has some baseline genetic risk of developing a given disease. Extensive … disease). By including populations that reflect the full diversity of human populations in genomic studies, …
News Release
NHGRI researchers collaborated with physicians and medical geneticists worldwide to create the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations.
… who are diagnosing and treating birth defects and genetic diseases in people of diverse ancestry." Congenital … on clinical genetics (the practice of medicine focused on genetic disorders) to a standing-room-only audience. … Issues Before posting photos of diverse people affected by genetic diseases, the team requested an ethics consultation …
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, …
Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office (TiDHE)
The Diversity Centers for Genome Research Consortium aims to support the development of innovative genomic research projects through infrastructure building and the formation of interdisciplinary research teams at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), institutions with a documented record and/or historical and current mission of recruiting, educating, training and graduating students from any of the populations identified as underrepresented in biomedical research.
… The Diversity Centers for Genome Research Consortium aims to … medically underserved communities. … The objectives of the Diversity Centers for Genome Research Consortium are to carry … computational and analytical capabilities of MSIs.  … Diversity Center for Genome Research at Meharry Principal …