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Lynn Jorde, PhD (Moderator)
Allison McCague, PhD
This initial webinar in the advocacy series highlighted why advocating for genetics and genomics research is important, with examples of how one can get involved in advocacy, including: engaging with Members of Congress via an action alert, phone call, or face-to-face meeting; inviting a Member of Congress to one's lab; or writing a compelling op-ed or letter to the editor in a local newspaper.
- Learning how and why to become an ASHG Advocate
- Why advocacy is so important for scientists and genetics professionals
- How to get involved in advocacy