Iowa Institute of Human Genetics

  • The Future of Personalized Genomic Medicine: Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs

    The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) is hosting an information event on Personalized Genomic Medicine: Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs. At this information session a panel of genetic counselors will speak about their experience applying to genetic counseling training programs as well as their daily activities and role in personalized genomic medicine. This opportunity is a great way for students to discuss first hand the application process, job growth and ask questions in a small group setting.

    Who should attend?

    Undergraduate students, academic advisors and graduate students wishing to learn more about applying to genetic counseling training programs.

    When is the session offered?

    The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) will be holding this information session on Friday, August 1 from 2:00-4:00pm in 283 EMRB at the University of Iowa. The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics is located on the campus of the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Students will be provided location details upon registration.

    What is the schedule of this event?

    10 minutes What is Personalized Genomic Medicine?
    60 minutes Panel Discussion
    50 minutes Networking Time- Students can mingle and speak with individual panelists about their training and career in more detail and have the opportunity to ask panelists additional questions.

    In addition, participants may speak with the IIHG 2014 Genetic Counseling Interns regarding the internship experience.

    How do I sign up?

    If you or your students are interested in attending, please register online using the link below. Please send any questions you may have to iihg@uiowa.edu. Registration is limited to 40 participants.

    Register Online