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Fact Sheet
Diversity among genomics research participants is essential for improving the health of everyone.
… What makes human genomes diverse? While humans are similar in most ways, our biological processes make each of us … many populations from across the globe underrepresented in genomics research. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is working to enhance the diversity of people who participate in genomics research, …
The Genomics Landscape
In the November 4, 2021 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director, Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D., details how NHGRI researchers are emphasizing the need for diversity in genomics.
… and I fully expect considerable fanfare and celebrations in the coming months to commemorate his contributions. While … Genetics and Genomic Advances that details the need for diversity and a unifying anti-racist ethos in genomics research. The commentary, entitled “Cultivating …
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 opportunities at the …
News Release
NHGRI hosts a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" about using virtual reality to study a host of questions about the human genome.
… how genomic variation contributes to health and disease in all populations. While the field of genomics has made progress in including diverse and … Reviews Genetics that lays out the challenges to achieving diversity in genomics research, the ways in which NHGRI has …
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.
… Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. … This issue of  The Genomics Landscape  comes at an especially difficult time, with the events of the last week in cities across the United States on top of the illness, … I promise you that NHGRI will continue to make safety, diversity, and inclusion a priority. As I have mentioned in
News Release
This publication and the release of the accompanying data address knowledge gaps across genomics and are certain to have a continuing impact in the field.
… humans, Africa is home to the greatest genomic variation in the world. An important limitation to the field of genomics has been the limited degree to which this variation … In addition to using these data to describe the genomic diversity within Africa with unprecedented breadth, the …
Archive
… December 5 2017 A Responsible Approach To Genomics Research Investing In Diversity … Archive …
Leadership Initiatives
NHGRI articulates goals and objectives to increase the number of individuals from diverse backgrounds in genomics.
… The promise of genomics cannot be fully achieved without successfully … that includes people from groups underrepresented in the genomics enterprise. … To be at the forefront of efforts to enhance the diversity of the genomics workforce, the  NHGRI Action Agenda …
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.
… … At the time of this webinar, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) was undergoing a Strategic … with the goal of publishing the final Strategic Plan in the fall of 2020.  Over the previous year, the NHGRI held … ambitious challenges to address in the next decade of genomics. These draft challenges, which were informed by the …
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 genomic toolkit … Such an effort is vital because a vast majority of human genomics research use data based mostly on populations of …