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Genetic epidemiology track

Shiang, Dr. Rita
Graduate Program Director
rshiang@vcu.edu
(804) 628-4083

Grotewiel, Dr. Michael S.
Genetics
msgrotewiel@vcu.edu
(804) 628-4086

Curriculum

Typical course plan for the full-time student in the genetic epidemiology track

  Credits
Fall 1  
BIOC/MICR 503 Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology 5
BIOS/STAT 543 Statistical Methods I 3
HGEN 501/BIOL 530 Human Genetics 3
HGEN 690 Genetics Research Seminar 1
HGEN 691 Special Topics in Genetics (classic papers in human genetics) 1
IBMS 600 Laboratory Safety 1
IBMS 610 Laboratory Opportunities 0.5
IBMS 620 Laboratory Rotations 2
Total 16.5
   
Spring 1  
BIOS/STAT 544 Statistical Methods II 3
HGEN 502 Advanced Human Genetics 3
HGEN 606 Introduction to Clinical Genetics 1
HGEN 690 Genetics Research Seminar 1
HGEN 691 Special Topics in Genetics (journal club) 1
IBMS 620 Laboratory Rotations (two sections) 4
Elective 3
Total 16
   
Summer 1  
HGEN 600 Clinical Genetics (optional) 3
HGEN 697 Directed Research in Genetics 3-6
Total 6
   
Fall 2  
HGEN 603 Mathematical and Statistical Genetics 3
HGEN 619 Quantitative Genetics 3
HGEN 690 Genetics Research Seminar 1
HGEN 691 Special Topics in Genetics (journal club) 1
HGEN 697 Directed Research in Genetics 3
OVPR 601 Scientific Integrity 1
Elective 3
Total 15
   
Spring 2  
HGEN 690 Genetics Research Seminar 1
HGEN 691 Special Topics in Genetics (journal club) 1
HGEN 697 Directed Research in Genetics 3-13
IBMS 691 Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences (proposal writing) 0.5-4
Elective 0-6
Total 15
   
All subsequent semesters
HGEN 690 Genetics Research Seminar 1
HGEN 691 Special Topics in Genetics (journal club) 1
HGEN 697 Directed Research in Genetics 13
Total 15

Additional information on the program can be found online at www.gen.vcu.edu/graduate/genetics.html.

 

 

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