• The Southern African Society for Human Genetics (SASHG) is a non-profit organisation for health care professionals involved and interested in human or medical genetics.

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ASHG 2018

American Society Human Genetics 2018

The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting for 2018 will take place from 16-20 October in San Diego, California.  Find out more

ESHG 2018

European Human Genetics conference

The next 52nd European Human Genetics Conference in conjunction with the European Meeting on Psychosocial aspects in Genetics will take place on 16-19 June 2018 in Milan, Italy.

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Membership benefits


Access to annual SASHG member newsletter


News alerts about industry news, vacancies and training positions

Peer interaction

Interaction with peers in the field of human or medical genetics


Special rate to attend the SASHG Biennial Congress

The Society is open for membership to any person interested in the field of Human Genetics irrespective of that person’s specific discipline.  Thus medical practitioners, nursing practitioners, scientists, social workers en technologists are all welcome to be members. Because the Society does not want to limit itself to South Africa but is interested in developing Human Genetics in Southern Africa, membership is not limited geographically either.