Iowa Institute of Human Genetics

  • Undergraduate Education

    Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs

    This informative event offers participants a panel of genetic counselors who will speak about their experiences applying to training programs, as well as their roles and daily activities.

    Bioinformatics Summer Internship

    The IIHG offers a summer internship program for undergraduates interested in bioinformatics and personalized genomic medicine.

    Careers in Bioinformatics and Big Data Information Session

    These information sessions allows students 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.

    Genetic Counseling Internship

    Together with the UI Hospitals and Clinics, the IIHG offers a summer internship program for undergraduates interested in a career in medical genetics or genetic counseling.

    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.

    Topics in Human Genetics Short Course

    A short course available to provide persons familiar with genetics an overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing and personalized genetic medicine.