Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Conference Quick Links

Master
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Below are quick links to MHG programs that are a part of our showcase at ASHG 2023. 

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ASHG 2023 Abstracts

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Our MHG faculty and trainees will present 150 abstracts at ASHG 2023.

See the full list of MHG ASHG 2023 abstracts
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Center for Precision Medicine Models

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The Center for Precision Medicine Models at Baylor College of Medicine accepts nominations from clinicians, genetic counselors, and researchers who seek to demonstrate the functional impact of a variant of interest through the development of model organisms.

Nominate a Variant
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Department Brochure

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View the 2024 Department of Molecular and Human Genetics Brochure.

Read our Department Brochure
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Undiagnosed Diseases Center

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Baylor College of Medicine's Undiagnosed Diseases Center is a team of physicians from different specialties who have come together with the goal of helping individuals who remain undiagnosed despite extensive testing. We strive to partner with patients’ medical providers in the evaluation of their challenging cases. Notice: Currently only accepting patients who reside in the United States.

Information for Providers
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Consultagene

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Designed by the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, Consultagene is a platform that provides genetics educational resources and healthcare services such as telegenetic counseling and peer-to-peer consultations.

Learn more about Consultagene
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Baylor College of Medicine & Rice University Genome Editing Testing Center

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Coming in December 2023, a new NIH-funded center offering mouse resources and somatic cell genome editing testing pipelines to support researchers developing new genome editing technologies and conducting preclinical tests with these novel tools.

Read more about the new genome editing testing center
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Education

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Learn about the genetics and genomics graduate program, the medical genetics residencies and laboratory fellowships, medical student education, the masters in genetic counseling program, the clinical research education training program in medical genetics (CRETP), and programs for visiting students. 

Find out more about educational opportunities at Baylor MHG
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All of Us Evenings with Genetics Research Program

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The All of Us Evenings with Genetics Research Program aims to engage researchers from diverse backgrounds to utilize the National Institutes of Health's All of Us data resources to advance precision medicine. The program is funded in part by the NIH All of Us Research Program.

Learn more about the AoUEWG Research Program
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The MHG Office of Community Engagement and Diversity

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The Office of Community Engagement and Equity in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics works alongside the Baylor College of Medicine’s Office of Community Engagement & Health Equity to promote an environment that fosters inclusion, education and understanding for faculty, trainees, staff, and the community-at-large. By signing up for our monthly newsletter you will receive information on local and online events we organize. 

Sign up for the Office Newsletter
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Evenings with Genetics

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Evenings with Genetics is a seminar series about genetics and your family’s health. This series offers the most current information on care and research for many genetic conditions and is open to the public.

Watch Evenings with Genetics Seminars on YouTube
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Statewide Outreach

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In a collaborative effort to educate the public on genetic developmental disorders, The department along with the University of Texas at Austin - Texas Center for Disability Studies, the Texas Department of State Health Services, and Texas Children's regularly host a series of community webinars across the State of Texas. 

Watch videos of previous statewide genetics outreach webinars on YouTube
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BCM-GREGoR Research Program

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The vision of the BCM-GREGoR research program is to translate genomic discovery and functional phenotyping to precision molecular diagnosis in the clinic while advance genomics and human genetics research. The program seeks to advance understanding of gene function through defining all Mendelian disease traits and cataloging the phenotypic impact of variant alleles across all ~20,000 protein coding genes.

Learn more about BCM-GREGoR
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ENCODE

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The Aiden Laboratory/Center for Genome Architecture at Baylor College of Medicine is the 3D genome mapping center for the ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Project at the US National Institutes of Health.

Learn more about the Aiden Lab at BCM
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ClinGen

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ClinGen is a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded resource dedicated to building a central resource that defines the clinical relevance of genes and variants for use in precision medicine and research.

See full list of ClinGen Members from Baylor College of Medicine