The Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey provides outreach through educational support and opportunities to students and the larger New Jersey community. By participating as invited speakers to local schools and various community organizations, HGINJ leadership shares current scientific findings and information regarding cutting-edge technologies, often providing the first exposure to the benefits of research and precision medicine. In addition, HGINJ inspires future generations of scientist through guided tours of RUCDR Infinite Biologics, the largest university based bioprocessing and biorepository facility in the world.
Dr. Jay A Tischfield, Director of HGINJ gives talk for National Alliance on Mental Illness.See his presentation slides.
The Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey is involved with advocacy to raise awareness and encourage research support. Current projects include partnering with the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome(NJCTS) on, “Collaborative Academic Research Efforts for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2014” which was introduced in the House of Representatives on March 12, 2014 by Representative Albio Sires. Read the bill »
Dr. Amrik Sahota, Head of the Office of Translational and Medical Genomics, gives talk at the Bergan County Academies. See his presentation slides.
Dr. Amrik Sahota, Head of the Office of Translational and Medical Genomics, judges student research projects at the New Jersey Regional Science Fair March 14, 2014.
HGINJ awards first and second prizes for outstanding achievement to top projects.