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HMX Genetics 

Harvard Medical School Online

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2 months
Duration
800 USD/full
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About

In HMX Genetics from Harvard Medical School HMX, you’ll get an overview of fundamental concepts behind the evolving fields of human genetics, genomics, and precision medicine. Learn about the building blocks of life – and the future of medicine.

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Overview

Opportunities

The way we diagnose and treat diseases is changing, with new technologies enabled by a deeper understanding of the human genome and its relationship to health and disease.

In HMX Genetics course from Harvard Medical School Online , you’ll get an overview of key concepts behind the evolving fields of human genetics, genomics, and precision medicine.

Programme Structure

Topics covered include:
  • The Central Dogma and Genetic Variation
  • Mendelian Inheritance of Disease
  • Identifying Mendelian Disease Genes
  • Chromosomal Aberrations
  • The Genetics of Cancer
  • Common Complex Traits
  • Human Population Genetics
  • Beyond the Genome Sequence
  • Genetics and Precision Medicine

Lecturers

  • Christine DeGennaro, PhD - Lecturer in Genetics, Harvard Medical School
  • Robert C. Green, MD, MPH - Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Carrie Blout, MS, CGC, LGC - Senior Genetic Counselor and Project Manager, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • April 13 – June 25| Apply now through March 23
  • June 8 – August 20| Application opens March 24
  • September 7 – November 19| Application opens May 19

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

HMX courses are suitable for a variety of learners interested in medical science, including:

  • Students who are considering or attending medical school or other health-related professional programs (nursing, pharmacy, PA) – including those at the high school, undergraduate, and postgraduate levels
  • Professionals looking to improve knowledge for work on health care applications, projects, and research
  • Curious learners with sufficient prerequisites (biology, chemistry, physics) who want to know more

Tuition Fee

  • International

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 800 USD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.

Tuition starts at $800 for an individual course, or $1000 for a two-course bundle.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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