Advanced Human Genetics Special Topics Workshop

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This practicum, a co-requisite of the Advanced Human Genetics seminar, is designed to provide students a series of workshops dealing with topics related to human genetics and genetic counseling. A more practical approach is emphasized here, applying knowledge acquired in Advanced Human Genetics, as well as in other courses. Some workshops will be facilitated by the Advanced Human Genetics instructor, while others will involve guest lecturers. Topics include cytogenetics, pedigree calculations, Bayesian analysis, molecular techniques, maternal serum screening, hemoglobinopathies, teratology, and cancer genetics.