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Population genomics is the application of genomic technologies to understand populations of organisms.
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Leadership Initiatives
NHGRI aims to ensure all populations are knowledgeable about and can participate in genomics research.
… the science underpinning the human genome project and genomics research, and have the opportunity to participate in … legal and social implications resulting from genetics and genomics research. in may 2001, the national advisory council … underrepresented minorities pursuing research careers in genomics and related sciences. the  minority action plan  was …
Event
On September 16, 2015, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) convened a roundtable to discuss the current status of the engagement and inclusion of underrepresented populations in genomics research.
… and inclusion of underrepresented populations in genomics research.   … nih intramural sequencing center … and engagement of underrepresented populations in genomics … on september 16, 2015, the national human genome … and inclusion of underrepresented populations in genomics research. … on september 16, 2015, the national …
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.
… bonham is also the senior advisor to the nhgri director on genomics and health disparities. "because genomic information … researchers can contribute new knowledge of the role of genomics - with lifestyle and environment - on human health," said dr. heidi l rehm, co-author and chief genomics officer in the center for genomic medicine and …
Research Funding
The PAGE Consortium investigates ancestrally diverse populations to gain a better understanding of how genetic factors influence susceptibility to disease.
… explore initial findings in non-european populations . the population architecture using genomics and epidemiology (page) consortium ( rfa hg-07-014 … is defining the epidemiological architecture of cross- population allele frequencies, relative risks, and …
News Release
NHGRI researchers collaborated with physicians and medical geneticists worldwide to create the Atlas of Human Malformation Syndromes in Diverse Populations.
… and deputy director of the nih center for research on genomics and global health. "this project was born out of a …
News Release
Researchers identified regions of the genome associated with skin color variation in some African populations, furthering skin disease and cancer research.
… … in the first study of its kind, an international team of genomics researchers has identified new regions of the human …
News Release
Researchers show critical association between diabetes and previously unlinked ZRANB3 gene.
… the paper and senior investigator with the nhgri medical genomics and metabolic genetics branch. “thus, studying the … may influence the impact of a gene on disease in a given population .   “the findings of this study further … novel discoveries that will not only help the specific population but also people all around the globe,” said dr. …
The Genomics Landscape
In the January 7, 2021 edition of The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Eric Green details NHGRI's new agenda on enhancing genomics workforce diversity.
… the pandemic and to pursuing exciting opportunities in genomics . the genomic medicine working group of the national … a genomics workforce that reflects the diversity of the us population . nhgri’s commitment to such a goal was also … genomics videos genomic data sharing policies webinar population genetics in an era of genomic health - eimear …
The Genomics Landscape
In the May 2021 issue of the Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director, Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. notes that a number of individuals with strong ties to NHGRI have been nominated and/or appointed to serve on the White House Science Team.
… it comes many opportunities to engage in areas related to genomics and the biomedical research enterprise. recently, … starting at 11:30 a.m. et to hear updates about nhgri and genomics research more broadly. i am also pleased to announce … research in human genomics will have moved beyond population descriptors based on historic social constructs …