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Research SIG


The mission of the Research SIG is to serve the needs of NSGC members performing research-related tasks and to promote the advancement of research in genetics and genetic counseling.

Membership Benefits

  • Be part of a community engaged in genetic counseling research – find your mentor or mentee.
  • Help the Research SIG identify and engage in projects that allow research genetic counselors to practice at the top of their skill.
  • Apply for the Research SIG grant award or gain experience as a reviewer by serving on the grant committee.
  • Collaborate on research projects, webinars, and conference proposals to help promote and foster genetic counseling research.


Current Members: Access the Research SIG community (including the Research Discussion Forum and SIG Documents) here.

Join Now: To add this SIG to your NSGC membership, please visit your My NSGC profile. From the Membership tab, select the "Join A SIG" option and select the SIG(s) you would like to join. You will then be able to pay online or print an invoice to mail with a check.

Grants/Award Opportunities

Review SIG grant award opportunities. 


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