Department of Molecular and Human Genetics



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

Clinical Genetics Seminars (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.

Resident/Fellow Core Lecture Series (Monday, 4 – 5 p.m.) – this series is designed specifically for genetics residents and diagnostic laboratory fellows 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.

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.

Molecular and Human Genetics Seminar Series (Tuesday, Noon - 1 p.m.) – A weekly seminar series where geneticists from all over the country are invited by the Department's research faculty to come and speak about their work.

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.


Medical Genetics and Genomics Residency


Kara Bartel
Program Coordinator
Phone: (832) 822-4292
Fax: (832) 825-4294