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Genomics: Insights

Genomics: Insights

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has partnered with the Smithsonian to provide an online digital publication called Genomics: Insights for high school students, current college students, post-baccalaureate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral trainees to communicate research topics and findings in the field of genomics! Published articles will include content spanning a variety of disciplines within genomics and be written to concisely communicate findings to a lay audience. Communicating science to the public is an important skill for scientists and this is an exciting opportunity to develop scientific communication skills!

Now accepting submissions!

Submit by October 18th, 2021 to be considered for the November 2021 Publication

Submissions must be between 500-1500 words and can include a maximum of 2 exhibits (figures or tables).

Who is eligible to submit: High School Students, Post-Baccalaureate Students, Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Trainees

What to submit:

  1. Interesting genomics research you wish to communicate with the public
  2. An article demystifying public perception of a genetics and/or genomics concept regarding a recently published or discussed scientific finding
  3. An overview of a cutting-edge topic within the field

Who will review: The NHGRI Trainee Editorial Board will review based on overall relevance, overall timeliness, scientific merit, editorial aspects (grammar, format), and non-technical literacy

For details on article submission details:

Questions? Contact the NHGRI Trainee Editorial Board at

Ready to submit an article for consideration by the Editorial Board? Click here to access the submission form.