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HMX Genetics

Harvard Medical School Online

2 months
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In the 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.

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Overview

Key Features

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.

This HMX Genetics course from Harvard Medical School Online  prepares participants for more in-depth study of advances in genetics, including topics like cancer genomics and precision oncology and genetic testing and sequencing technologies.

Programme Structure

Topics covered include:
  • The relationship between genotype and phenotype
  • Structure of a human gene and the effects of genetic variation
  • Meiotic segregation
  • Modes of inheritance
  • Pedigree analysis
  • Penetrance and expressivity
  • Haplotypes and linkage studies
  • Determining causation of a variant
  • Targeted genetic testing

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

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

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  • International

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    800 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD for the full programme during 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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