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Dr. Laura Koehly is the chief of and senior investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute.​
… M. Koehly, Ph.D., is chief and senior investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome … Dr. Koehly's research focuses on developing and applying social network methods to the study of complex social … the section members aim to examine the influence of social relationships on the communication of genetic and genomic …
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is fostering an appreciation for what our DNA means for our health, identities and culture.
… anyone's genome sequence raises many issues regarding the social context of genomics. Information about our genomes is … your society? Continued studies of the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomic advances can help to break … is helping us understand the complex and intertwined relationships between a person's or groups' ancestry, …
News and Events
Discover the secrets hidden in your genome through illustrations, videos, engaging stories, and the latest science that impacts your life.
… On Facebook, Twitter and other social media channels, the National Human Genome Research … and enhance support for its mission.  … The following social media channels are maintained by NHGRI's Office of … interest you and join the conversation! … The following social media channels are maintained by either staff in the …
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… NHGRI and Social Media … Archive …
Research at NHGRI
The Social and Behavioral Research Branch conducts research to apply genomic discoveries to improve health and clinical care.
… The Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) aims to develop … conduct research at the intersection of genomics and the social and behavioral sciences and train the next generation … research is aligned with the four themes below. The social context of genomic discovery We approach research with …
Research at NHGRI
The goal of our Caregiving Study is to understand how caregivers manage the demands of caring for a loved one with a long-term health condition and how social relationships affect caregivers' ability to cope.
… explores the impact of caregiver stress over time and how social relationships affect their ability to cope with caregiving … for a loved one with a long-term health condition and how social relationships affect caregivers' ability to cope. … …
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… A Decade of the Social and Behavioral Research Branch … Archive …
Educational Resources
Codominance is a relationship between two versions of a gene.
Event
November is Family Health History Awareness Month! To celebrate, the National Human Genome Research Institute will host several engagement events over social media on Wednesday, November 17.
… Institute will host several engagement events over social media on Wednesday, November 17. We encourage you and … … All times are in Eastern. … Family Health History Social Media Campaign … November is Family Health History … Institute will host several engagement events over social media on Wednesday, November 17. … November is Family …
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The purpose of this semi-annual lecture series is to bring distinguished researchers whose work sits at the interaction of genomics and the social and behavioral sciences to speak to the NIH community.
… The Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) Seminar … whose work sits at the interaction of genomics and the social and behavioral sciences to speak to the NIH community. … 50, First Floor Conference Room (Room 1227/1233) … Social and Behavioral Research Branch Seminar Series … The …