Invitation flyer for Department 2022 picnic
Head shot of Margaret Michicich in front of artistic rendition of DNA helix
Photo of Dr. Tesar discussing results with a lab member infront of background of DNA helix
Photo of Paul Tesar with a background of DNA helices in test tubes
Photo showing cell sctructer taken from a microscope
a class in session, professor pointing at a screen
Faculty

Our faculty seek to improve human health both through 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. 

a microscope
PhD Programs

Our Genetics graduate program trains the next generation of scientists in many areas of modern genetics, genomics and biomedical research. Our students pursue careers in basic and applied research in academia, industry, teaching, healthcare, publishing, foundations and government.

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Genetic Counseling Programs

Our Genetic Counseling Training Program prepares students for the ongoing practice of genetic counseling in the rapidly changing healthcare environment of the 21st century.