GENE Introduction to Medical Genetics
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Introduction to Medical Genetics
School of Medicine
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Genomics : Though not essential, it is useful for attorneys representing lifescience companies to have a basic understanding of the science underlying their client's business and current issues in that area. Students may want to consider taking 1 or more classes on the variability of the human genome and the role of genomic information in research and drug discovery. Some biotech companies have recently noted the potential use of genomic markers in personalized medicine as well as medical research. This course covers principles of medical genetics including taking a family history, modes of inheritance, and mathematical principles of medical genetics.
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For genetic counseling students, graduate students in human genetics, medical students, residents, and fellows; undergraduates with consent of instructor. Principles of medical genetics including taking a family history, modes of inheritance, and mathematical principles of medical genetics (Bayes theorem, population genetics). An additional problem set is required for 3 units.
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