SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15 – “We have seen the future and it is not us,” Huntington Willard, president of the American Society of Human Genetics, said during his address to the group during its annual meeting here on Saturday. 

While calling genetics the “hottest field in the business,” he complained of slowing membership at the ASHG even as attendance at meetings for genomics-oriented organizations skyrocket. 

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.