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.