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Job Posting

Postdoctoral Fellow in ELSI Research

Up to two post-doctoral fellowship positions are available as part of the Stanford Training Program in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research and at the Center for Integration of…

Event

Neuropsychiatric Disease Working Group Evening Lecture

The NYGC’s Neurodegenerative Working Group brings together researchers from our Institutional Founding Members (IFMs), NYGC faculty, senior faculty, NYGC technology development and computational…

Event

Online Discussion Informing the Third International Summit on Human Genome Editing

Due to uncertainty around international travel restrictions and the ongoing pressure the pandemic is placing on health services and many communities, the Third International Summit on Human Genome…

Event

Third International Summit on Human Genome Editing Postponed

The Summit, which was due to take place 7-9 March 2022, will now take place on 6-8 March 2023 at the Francis Crick Institute in London, UK. Chair of the Planning Committee for the Third…

Job Posting

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Reports to: Art Caplan, PhD Position Summary: The Division of Medical Ethics seeks a post-doctoral fellow for a research position focused on the ethical and practical aspects of real world data…

Publication

Examining access to care in clinical genomic research and medicine: Experiences from the CSER Consortium

J Clin Transl Sci.
Gutierrez, Amanda M., Robinson, Jill O., Outram, Simon M., Smith, Hadley S., Kraft, Stephanie A., Donohue, Katherine E., Biesecker, Barbara B., Brothers, Kyle B., Chen, Flavia, Hailu, Benyam. Hindorff, Lucia A., Hoban, Hannah, Hsu, Rebecca L., Knight, Sara J., Koenig, Barbara A., Lewis, Katie L., Lich, Kristen Hassmiller, O’Daniel, Julianne M., Okuyama, Sonia, Tomlinson, Gail E., Waltz, Margaret, Wilfond, Benjamin S., Ackerman, Sara L., Majumder, Mary A.

Event

Race and Genetic Identities: the Promise and Pitfalls of DTC Genetic Ancestry Testing

Jada Benn Torres, PhD Vanderbilt University Race and Genetic Identities: the Promise and Pitfalls of DTC Genetic Ancestry Testing February 9, 2022, 5:30-7 pm The Direct to Consumer (DTC) genetic…

Additional Resource

NIH PRIMED (Polygenic Risk Methods in Diverse Populations) Consortium

The NIH-funded Polygenic Risk Methods in Diverse Populations (PRIMED) Consortium is developing and evaluating methods to improve the use of polygenic risk scores (PRS) to predict disease and health…

Video

Ensuring Equitable Use of New Genetic Technologies: Lessons from Eugenics

ELSI Friday Forum • January 14, 2022 New genetic technologies have incrementally but steadily altered the landscape of human reproduction. These technologies include polygenic risk scores coupled…

In the Media

When They Warn of Rare Disorders, These Prenatal Tests Are Usually Wrong

The New York Times |
Sarah Kliff and Aatish Bhatia