Cytogenetic Organizations and Links of Interest


Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
Asia Australia Genetic Society of Australia GSA
Asia Australia Human Genetics Society of Australasia HGSA
Asia China Hong Kong Society of Medical Genetics HKSMG
Asia India Indian Society of Human Genetics ISH
Asia Japan Japan Society of Gene Therapy JSGT


Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
Europe Austria Austrian Society for Human Genetics
Europe Belgian Belgian Society for Human Genetics BeSHG
Europe Denmark Danish Society of Medical Genetics DSMG
Europe Finland Finnish Society of Medical Genetics SLGY
Europe France Association of French Speaking Cytogeneticists ACLF
Europe France French Society of Genetic Toxicology SFTG
Europe Germany German Society for Human Genetics GFH
Europe Hungary Hungarina Genetical Society MAGE
Europe Ireland Irish Society of Human Genetics ISHG
Europe Italy Italian Society of Human Genetics SIGU
Europe Netherlands Netherlands Society of Human Genetics NVGH
Europe UK Association of Clinical Cytogeneticists ACC N/A
Europe UK Clinical Genetics Society CGS
Europe UK Clinical Molecular Genetics Society CMGS
Europe UK Genetics Society, UK
Europe   European Cytogeneticists Association ECA
Europe   European Genetics Foundation EGF  
Europe   European Society of Gene Therapy ESGT
Europe   European Society of Human Genetics ESHG

Middle East

Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
Middle East Isreal National Laboratory for the Genetics of Israeli Populations
Middle East   Middle East Genetics Association MEGA

North America

Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
North America USA American Society of Hematology ASHG
North America USA New England Regional Genetics Group NERRG
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
North America Canada Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors CAGC
North America USA American Board of Genetic Counseling ABGC
North America USA American Board of Medical Genetics ABMG
North America USA American College of Medical Genetics ACMG
North America USA American Society of Gene Therapy ASGT
North America USA American Society of Human Genetics ASHG
North America USA Association of Genetic Technologists AGT™
North America USA Genetic Society of America GSA
North America USA International Society of Nurses in Genetics ISONG
North America USA Natioan Coalition for Health Education in Genetics NCHPEG
North America USA National Society of Genetic Counceleors NSGC

South America

Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
South America Argentina Sociedade Argentina de Genética SAG
South America Brazil Brazilian Clinical Genetics Society SBG
South America Chile Chilean Genetics Society CGS
South America Columbia Colombian Association of Human Genetics ACGH



Geography Name Acronym Web Link
International Human Genetics Programme, World Health Organization (WHO) WHO
International International Federation of Human Genetics Societies IFHGS
International International Genetic Epidemiology Society (IGES) IGES


Geography Country Name Acronym Web Link
Regulatory USA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act CLIA
Regulatory USA College of American Pathologists CAP
Regulatory USA Joint Committee on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations JCOAH
Regulatory USA US Food and Drug Administration FDA

Other Areas of Interest

Geography Name Acronym Web Link
Other Areas of Interest Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. CDC
Other Areas of Interest Department of Energy DOE
Other Areas of Interest Genetic Conditions / Rare Conditions Support Groups
Other Areas of Interest Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies HMHB
Other Areas of Interest National Cancer Institute - Directory of Genetic Counseling Experts
Other Areas of Interest National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics NCHPEG
Other Areas of Interest The Genome Action Coalition TGAC
Other Areas of Interest World of Genetic Societies - Federation of Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)