GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN GENETICS AND GENOME SCIENCES
Ph.D. Graduate Program
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Genetic Ph.D. Student Handbook
Ph.D. Student Mentee Guidebook
Ph.D. Faculty Trainer Guidebook
The Department of Genetics at Case has established a training program that interfaces basic genetics with human genetics. By physically placing these two disciplines within the same department, the Graduate Program in Genetics offers a unique range of opportunities for students. Direct access to clinical resources is provided by affiliations with University Hospitals Case Medical Center and The Cleveland Clinic. Coupled with modern research technologies in the study of both humans and model organisms (mouse, Drosophila, yeast, and zebrafish) our program affords scientists and students an unparalleled environment for achievement.
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.
The Program in Genetics sponsors studies leading to the Ph.D. or combined M.D./Ph.D. degrees with an emphasis in genetics and genetic approaches to questions of general significance in biology and medicine. Additionally, an M.S. degree in Genetic Counseling is offered. With training opportunities in molecular genetics, clinical genetics, developmental genetics, computational genomics and human genetics, the graduate program prepares students for academic and research careers in the biological and health sciences.
Our program is comprehensive. Faculty associated with this program have strengths in: molecular genetics, the genetic regulation of development, human genetics and genetic counseling, quantitative genetics and complex trait analysis, as well as experimental models of human disease. Completion and publication of substantive original research is the primary objective and activity of graduate work at Case. Course work, participation in seminars, journal clubs, and research group meetings, as well as presentation of research at national or international meetings comprise a second important aspect of the program.Last update on: 6th March 2012