Cytogenetic Organizations and Links of Interest

Asia

Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
Asia Australia Genetic Society of Australia GSA www.genetics.org.au/
Asia Australia Human Genetics Society of Australasia HGSA www.hgsa.com.au
Asia China Hong Kong Society of Medical Genetics HKSMG www.fmshk.com.hk/hksmg
Asia India Indian Society of Human Genetics ISH www.ish.org
Asia Japan Japan Society of Gene Therapy JSGT http://jsgt.jp/info.htm

Europe

Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
Europe Austria Austrian Society for Human Genetics   http://www.oegh.at/
Europe Belgian Belgian Society for Human Genetics BeSHG www.beshg.be
Europe Denmark Danish Society of Medical Genetics DSMG www.dsmg.dk
Europe Finland Finnish Society of Medical Genetics SLGY www.helsinki.fi/jarj/slgy
Europe France Association of French Speaking Cytogeneticists ACLF www.eaclf.org
Europe France French Society of Genetic Toxicology SFTG www.sftg.org
Europe Germany German Society for Human Genetics GFH www.gfhev.de
Europe Hungary Hungarina Genetical Society MAGE www.bioinfo.pte.hu/mage/mage.htm
Europe Ireland Irish Society of Human Genetics ISHG www.iol.ie/~ishg
Europe Italy Italian Society of Human Genetics SIGU www.sigu.net
Europe Netherlands Netherlands Society of Human Genetics NVGH www.nav-vkgn.nl/
Europe Switzerland Swiss Society of Medical Genetics SSGM www.ssgm.ch
Europe UK Association of Clinical Cytogeneticists ACC www.cytogenetics.org.uk
Europe UK British Society for Human Genetics BSHG www.bshg.org.uk
Europe UK Clinical Genetics Society CGS www.clingensoc.org
Europe UK Clinical Molecular Genetics Society CMGS www.cmgs.org
Europe UK Genetics Society, UK   www.genetics.org.uk
Europe   European Cytogeneticists Association ECA www.biologia.uniba.it/eca
Europe   European Genetics Foundation EGF www.eurogene.org
Europe   European Society of Gene Therapy ESGT www.esgt.org
Europe   European Society of Human Genetics ESHG www.eshg.org



Middle East

Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
Middle East Isreal National Laboratory for the Genetics of Israeli Populations   www.tau.ac.il/medicine/NLGIP/nlgip.htm
Middle East   Middle East Genetics Association MEGA www.info.med.yale.edu/genetics/clinical/lab_services/mega/index.html

North America

Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
North America USA American Society of Hematology ASHG www.hematology.org
North America USA Mid-Atlantic Regional Human Genetics Network MARHGN www.pitt.edu/~marhgn
North America USA New England Regional Genetics Group NERRG www.nergg.org
North America USA Pacific Northwest Regional Genetics Group PacNoRGG
North America USA Pacific Southwest Rgional Genetics Network PSRGN
North America USA Southeastern Regional Genetics Group SERGG www.sergginc.org
North America Canada Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors CAGC www.cagc-accg.ca
North America USA American Board of Genetic Counceling ABGC www.abgc.net
North America USA American Board of Medical Genetics ABMG www.abmg.org
North America USA American College of Medical Genetics ACMG www.acmg.net
North America USA American Society of Gene Therapy ASGT www.asgt.org
North America USA American Society of Human Genetics ASHG www.ashg.org
North America USA Association of Genetic Technologists AGT™ www.agt-info.org
North America USA Genetic Society of America GSA www.genetics-gsa.org
North America USA International Society of Nurses in Genetics ISONG www.isong.org
North America USA Natioan Coalition for Health Education in Genetics NCHPEG www.nchpeg.org
North America USA National Society of Genetic Counceleors NSGC www.nsgc.org



South America

Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
South America Argentina Sociedade Argentina de Genética SAG www.sag.org.ar
South America Brazil Brazilian Clinical Genetics Society SBG www.sbg.org.br
South America Chile Chilean Genetics Society CGS www.sochigen.cl
South America Columbia Colombian Association of Human Genetics ACGH www.acgh.unal.edu.co



Latin America

Geography Name Acronym Web Link
Latin America Latin American Human Genetics Network RELAGH www.relagh.ufrgs.br

International

Geography Name Acronym Web Link
International Human Genetics Programme, World Health Organization (WHO) WHO www.who.int/genomics/en/
International International Federation of Human Genetics Societies IFHGS www.ifhgs.org
International International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES) IGES www.geneticepi.org/



Regulatory

Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
Regulatory USA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act CLIA www.cms.hhs.gov/clia
Regulatory USA College of American Pathologists CAP www.cap.org
Regulatory USA Joint Committee on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations JCOAH www.jcaho.org
Regulatory USA US Food and Drug Administration FDA www.fda.gov



Other Areas of Interest

Geography Name Acronym Web Link
Other Areas of Interest Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. CDC www.cdc.gov
Other Areas of Interest Department of Energy DOE www.doe.gov
Other Areas of Interest Genetic Conditions / Rare Conditions Support Groups www.kumc.edu/gec/support
Other Areas of Interest Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies HMHB www.hmhb.org
Other Areas of Interest National Cancer Institute - Directory of Genetic Counseling Experts www.cancer.gov
Other Areas of Interest National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics NCHPEG www.nchpeg.org
Other Areas of Interest The Genome Action Coalition TGAC www.tgac.org
Other Areas of Interest World of Genetic Societies - Federation of Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)   www.faseb.org/genetics