What is ACGS?
The Association for Clinical Genomic Science changed its name in 2016 following a vote by members. The new logo was introduced in spring 2017. Its predecessor was established in December 2012 from a merger of the Association for Clinical Cytogenetics and the Clinical Molecular Genetics Society with the vision of bringing together scientists working within genetics into one professional association.
The ACGS is the largest of the constituent groups of the BSGM.
The ACGS is governed by its constitution and run by its elected Executive committee consisting of a Chair, Chair Elect, Secretary, Treasurer and the Chairs of the 4 standing subcommittees; Workforce Development Committee, Quality Committee, Scientific and Technology committee and Communications committee.
The ACGS is a charity (Registered Charity Number 1153826