Genetics 101 for Health Professionals

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Genetics 101 for Health Professionals

Genetics and genomics testing and technologies will be increasingly used by healthcare professionals in the care of patients and families. Having an understanding of the basics of genetic and genomic information is therefore central to providing healthcare today. The resources in this section provide basic information about genetics and genomics in clear language and provide links to online resources.


Last Updated: August 21, 2014