Community Consultation

HGVS nomenclature falls under the responsibility of the (HGVS nomenclature Sequence Variant Description Working Group (SVD-WG)). The SVD-WG handles requests to change or extend HGVS nomenclature operating according to a charter defining its activities (see HVP website) which includes a Community Consultation step. Any proposal made by the SVD-WG will be published on this web page. When published, the proposal is open for comments for a 2-month period. Everybody interested is asked to study the proposal and send comments, positive or negative, to the SVD-WG. Comments to proposals should be addressed to “Varnomen @”, Subject: SVD-WGxxx (xxx the proposal number, e.g. SVD-WG001).

To ensure you do not miss a new proposal please register for e-mail notification). Those registered will also receive notification when the HGVS nomenclature version number changes. The latest version of the HGVS recommendations can be found at the Versioning page.


There are currently no open issues.