Welcome to the African Society of Human Genetics (AfSHG)

The African Society of Human Genetics is a forum for scientists interested in Human Genetics in Africa to meet, interact, network and collaborate. The Society's aim is to equip the African scientific community and policymakers with the information and practical knowledge they need to contribute to the field of genetics research and to attract global attention to the efforts of African scientists.

A major goal of the society is the organization of a series of annual workshops and meetings in various parts of Africa. The next African Society for Human Genetics (AfSHG) Conference will take place in Cairo, Egypt, from 16-18 November, 2017. Young Researcher Forum is planned for the 15th November. The meeting website is now active for registration and for abstract submission at http://afshg-cairo017.org/.

Abstract submission is now closed.

Key details about the 10th AfSHG Conference 

Theme: Human Genetics and Genomics in Africa - Challenges for Both Rare and Common Genetic Disorders

Venue: The Nile Ritz Carlton Hotel, Cairo, Egypt

Dates:  16 to 18 November 2017

Hosts: The National Society of Human Genetics-Egypt

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Please keep us updated with your contact details by submitting an updated membership form with your current affiliation or sending your up-to-date email address to: membership@afshg.org

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AfSHG is grateful for support from:

Galton Institute 

National Human Genome Research Institute