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  • Dr. Drew Adams received Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring!

    Congratulations to Dr. Drew Adams. He received the John S. Diekhoff Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring!   Read More >

  • Dr. Paul Tesar received Award for Graduate Teaching and Mentoring!

    Congratulations to Dr. Paul Tesar. He received the John S. Diekhoff Award for Graduate Teaching and Mentoring!   Read More >

Faculty

The mission of our faculty is to improve human health through the pursuit of cutting edge genetics and genomics research and by training the next generation of scientists. Their research interests include epigenetics, neurogenetics, stem cell biology, chemical genomics, developmental genetics, metabolic disorders, and cancer genetics.
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Ph.D. Program

The goal of the Genetics graduate program is to train the next generation of geneticists who have extensive knowledge and expertise in many areas of modern genetics, genomics and biomedical research, and who use this training to pursue careers in basic and applied research in academia and industry, teaching, healthcare, publishing, foundations and government, and other areas of leadership in the public and private sectors.
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Genetic Counseling Program

The Genetic Counseling Training Program, leading to a Master of Science degree in Genetics, is a two-year academic program comprised of didactic course work, laboratory exposure, research experience and extensive clinical training.
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