American Society of Human Genetics Honors Josée Dupuis, PhD, with the ASHG 2020 Mentorship Award, at ASHG 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting (October 27-30)

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has honored Josée Dupuis (photo), PhD, as the recipient of the 2020 Mentorship Award. Dr. Dupuis is a Professor and Chair of Biostatistics at the Boston University School of Public Health. This award, which includes a plaque with a $10,000 prize, recognizes ASHG members who have significant records of accomplishment as mentors. It is open to individuals at all academic ranks who have shown a sustained pattern of exemplary mentorship at the graduate student, postdoctoral, residency, or fellowship level. “The ASHG is fortunate to be able to recognize Dr. Josée Dupuis,” said ASHG President Anthony Wynshaw-Boris,MD, PhD, Chair of the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. “Dr. Dupuis is an exemplary scientist who has also devoted herself to the professional development of others through generous and thoughtful mentorship,” he said. “I congratulate Dr. Dupuis on this well-deserved honor.”This award, and many other ASHG 2020 annual awards, were originally announced in July 2020, and pre-recorded awardee acceptance remarks are available as part of the ASHG 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting (October 27-30) ( Access to the ASHG annual award remarks is included as part of the registration fee for the ASHG 2020 Virtual Meeting ( The pre-recorded awardee acceptance remarks will be available on-demand throughout the virtual meeting (with availability beginning October 26, the day before the official start of the meeting). In addition, the awardee acceptance remarks, and all ASHG 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting sessions, will be available on-demand to all meeting registrants for 12 months following the meeting. See link to Dr. Dupuis’ acceptance remarks here (
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