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Molecular and Human Genetics

Houston, Texas

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
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Weekly Conferences

There are a series of regularly-scheduled conferences, seminars and lectures that trainees are required to attend:

Resident/Fellow Core Lecture Series (Monday, 11 a.m. – Noon)

This series is designed specifically for genetics residents and fellows in diagnostic laboratory specialties and covers a wide range of topics including basic genetic concepts, population genetics, genetic counseling/communication skills and specific lectures from prenatal to cancer genetics.

Clinical Genetics Seminar (Monday, Noon – 1 p.m.)

Faculty and local invited speakers deliver information on topics of special interest and updates on diagnosis and treatment of various genetic disorders.

Biochemical Genetics Results Review (Tuesday, 11 a.m. – Noon)

Laboratory directors & fellows and Metabolic faculty & residents review biochemical laboratory results from the prior week and discuss results and patient management.

Department Research Seminar

View the schedule for the department's weekly seminar series.

Post-clinic Conference (Thursday, 4 – 5 p.m.)

Selected patients from the general genetics outpatient clinics are reviewed with video of salient findings and lab results.

Genetics Grand Rounds (Friday, Noon – 1 p.m.)

Genetics residents present an individual clinical case and discuss the diagnostic approach, prognosis and management.

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