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News Release
Diverse populations are still underrepresented in public genomic databases, according to a new study by researchers from the NIH and Harvard Medical School.
… Precision medicine will largely be built on vast troves of genomic information, but diverse populations are still … the Genome-Wide Association Study Catalog (GWAS) and the database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP). Findings were … specify inclusion standards or justification for lack of diversity as a requirement for publication. Implementation of …
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 … on increasing the diversity of the next generation of genomic researchers. The NHGRI Diversity Action Plan (DAP) … initiatives, including the Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science, genome-sequencing centers, and model …
Policy Issues
The Genome Statute and Legislation Database is comprised of state statutes and bills introduced during U.S. state legislative sessions.
… The Genome Statute and Legislation Database is comprised of state statutes and bills introduced … states that have enacted legislation on the topics in the database, together with a description of each topic. The Genome Statute and Legislation Database is reviewed and updated monthly. Searchable topics …
Policy Issues
The Genome Statute and Legislation Database is comprised of state statutes and bills introduced during U.S. state legislative sessions.
… The Genome Statute and Legislation Database is comprised of state statutes and bills introduced … legislative sessions. … The Genome Statute and Legislation Database is reviewed and updated monthly. Searchable topics in the database include employment and insurance discrimination, …
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 genomics research capacity by 1) expanding genomic research capabilities and discoveries in two … … Build research capacity by expanding the pool of diverse genomic professionals through providing a wide range of …
Fact Sheet
Diversity among genomics research participants is essential for improving the health of everyone.
… are more than 99.9% identical among people. The 0.1% genomic differences come from variations among the nearly 3 … Research Institute (NHGRI) is working to enhance the diversity of people who participate in genomics research, thereby improving our knowledge of human genomic variation and genomic information for all …
Research Funding
The ELSI Publications and Products Database organizes publications for ELSI projects and activities by the last name of the principle investigator.
… materials. Many of these products are included in this database (updates are still in progress). However, there are … with older grants. … The ELSI Publications and Products Database organizes the publications for all ELSI projects and … publication? Many of these products are included in this database (updates are still in progress). However, there are …
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
Enhancing the diversity of the research workforce fosters innovation and creativity.
… undertaking a leadership role to champion a more diverse genomic workforce. … What are the benefits of maintaining a diverse genomics workforce?   Increasing the diversity in all spheres, including genomics, has critical … further NIH's mission." For NHGRI, true diversity in the genomic workforce would showcase the contribution of people …
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 … on increasing the diversity of the next generation of genomic researchers, clinicians and trainees. Diversity of … … Action Agenda … Overview … Commentary … Our Progress … Genomic Workforce Diversity Working Group … Additional …