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Fellowship for geneticists shows different aspects of science policy

The Genetics & Public Policy Fellowship, sponsored by The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), is three science policy fellowships in one. The 16-month program offers rotations with the Policy and Program Analysis Branch at NHGRI, a congressional office or committee, and the science policy office at… Read More »

Francis Collins reports model organism funding at TAGC16

At the Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC July 13-17), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins provided an overview of model organism support from his agency. Collins used a new analysis performed by NIH staff to address concerns expressed by many of the model organism researchers gathered at TAGC, particularly a 2015 analysis by Michael… Read More »

Digital summit envisions increased access to information

Healthcare communicators, patient advocates, and federal researchers discussed strategies to reach patients, scientists, clinicians, and the public during a digital summit at National Institutes of Health (NIH) this week. Attendees gathered at NIH’s Masur Auditorium and via live videocast October 19 for a brief overview of the agency’s digital resources followed by presentations on sharing… Read More »