• 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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GMC 2017

Genomic Medicine for Clinicians

The course programme, which takes place from 25-27 January 2017 in Cambridge, will provide an introduction to the genetics of complex diseases. It will also focus on new strategies and technologies to move from genetic association to understanding causal biology and disease risk. Find out more

ESHG 2017

European Human Genetics Conference 2017

The Conference is a forum for all workers in human and medical genetics to review advances and develop research collaborations. The conference takes place from 27-30 May 2017, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The ESHG conference is where the latest developments in human genetics are discussed, and where professionals from all parts of human genetics meet. Find out more

SASHG 2017

17th Biennial Congress of the Southern African Society for Human Genetics

We are delighted to invite you to the 17th Biennial Congress of the Southern African Society for Human Genetics (SASHG 2017) 13-16th August at the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Find out more

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.