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ASHG Ancestry Testing Statement and Recommendations: Guidelines for Understanding the Issues and Implications Involved


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Submit an Invited Proposal to the 59th ASHG Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, October 20-24, 2009


Extended Deadline to Submit:

December 10, 2008



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Visit the New ASHG Education Web site


4th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest

Deadline: March 16, 2009 - Essay Questions are now posted!


58th Annual Meeting

November 11-15, 2008


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Press Releases/Webcasts

View the following recorded presentations:

  • Curt Stern Award

  • Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education

  • Leadership Award

  • Plenary Session: Genome-Wide Association Studies and Their Follow-up

View How the ASHG 2008 Exhibit Show Grew from an Empty Hall to a Successful Exhibit!

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The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), founded in 1948, is the primary professional membership organization for human genetics specialists worldwide. The Society’s nearly 8,000 members include researchers, academicians, clinicians, laboratory practice professionals, genetic counselors, nurses and others who have a special interest in the field of human genetics.





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