Iowa Institute of Human Genetics

  • For Educators

    If these events do not meet your needs, you may want to look at other option including the University of Iowa STEM programs, or some of the lessons plans listed below under "Using Genetics in your Curriculum."

    Bioinformatics Short Course

    A short course covering both general topics in the morning and hands-on afternoon sessions will focus on three bioinformatics programming platforms - UCSC, the powerful Galaxy framework and the RStudio software.

    Careers in Bioinformatics and Big Data Information Session

    These information sessions allows students and their advisors to discover careers specifically related to the handling and processing of large data sets created by personalized genomic medicine.

    Careers in Human Genetics Information Day

    Interested in genetics as a possible career field? Careers in Human Genetics Information Day exposes students to careers in the field with the opportunity for discussion with university faculty and staff.

    Glossary of Genetic Terms

    A-Z listing of genetic terms and their meanings.

    How to Draw a Family Tree (Pedigree)

    Learn how to draw a pedigree depicting family history and genetic information.

    IIHG Seminars

    The IIHG hosts seminars related to human genetics throughout the year. These events are open to the general public.

    Using Genetics in Your Curriculum

    View lesson plan resources available from national professional and government-sponsored institutions.