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Adam Fagen is Executive Director of the Genetics Society of America where he works with the GSA Board to promote the interests of the genetics community and serve the needs of GSA's 5,500+ members. He has a background in genetics, science policy, and science education. (bio)

Two members of the GSA community have been elected to the Board of Directors of GSA’s sister society, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG):

Nicholas Katsanis, PhD
Jean and George R. Brumley Professor of Cell Biology and Pediatrics
Director, Center for Human Disease Modeling
Duke University School of Medicine
Associate Editor, G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics

Sarah A. Tishkoff, PhD
David and Lyn Silfen University Professor
Departments of Genetics and Biology
University of Pennsylvania
Associate Editor, G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics

 

Katsansis conducts in vitro and in vivo studies to understand the genetic and cellular basis of rare genetic disorders, using a variety of model systems. Tishkoff studies genetic and phenotypic variation in ethnically diverse African populations.

ASHG’s membership includes nearly 8,000 researchers, academicians, clinicians, laboratory practice professionals, genetic counselors, nurses, and others with an interest in human genetics. Katsanis and Tishkoff will be joined on the Board by ASHG President-Elect Nancy J. Cox, PhD, and Charles N. Rotimi, PhD.

 

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