Human Genetics Society of Australasia



The Human Genetics Society of Australasia is the peak professional body representing health professionals working in human genetics. Our members includes clinical geneticists, genetic counselors, pathologists and scientists working in genetic pathology.

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Role of genetic testing

Genetic and genomic testing is becoming increasingly relevant for a wide range of conditions and relies on well trained and resourced laboratory professionals to deliver the benefits of the “genomic age” to the Australian public.

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The ethics of genetic testing



In 2014 Associate Professor Nik Zeps, renowned genetic pathologist and Pathology Awareness Australia ambassador, delivered a Ted Talk on the ethics surrounding advances in genetic research and testing.

Watch Dr Zeps' talk