The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) supports a wide range of opportunities for professional training and career development for students, educators, health professionals and research scientists. Follow the links below to educational opportunities ranging from lectures and workshops to degree programs.
To learn more about NHGRI investigators and their work, see The Division of Intramural Research.
The Genomic Healthcare Branch offers the NHGRI Short Course in Genomics: Nurse, Physician Assistant and Faculty Track from August 1 - August 3, 2016. This year's course is for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and the faculty who educate these health professionals in genomics.Certificate or Credit: N/A - Last Updated: April 6, 2016
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) co-sponsor the Genetics and Education Fellowship, which gives genetics professionals and opportunity to contribute to education program development and research at a national level.Certificate or Credit: N/A - Last Updated: April 26, 2016
Designed to foster an understanding of the various genome sequencing projects and their implications for health, research and society, the course prepares students for an advanced knowledge of genomics, its interdisciplinary nature and its role in personalized medicine. Subject matter for each individual lecture is conceptualized, developed and presented by UDC and NHGRI staff.Certificate or Credit: N/A - Last Updated: July 23, 2012
An intensive six-day program covering the latest developments in genomics research and providing career development activities for promising graduate students.Certificate or Credit: N/A - Last Updated: February 14, 2014
Our popular "short course," a four-day workshop for high school and community college faculty members teaching genetics, biology or related science courses.Certificate or Credit: N/A - Last Updated: April 7, 2016
Genetics professionals with an advanced degree who are interested in national genetics health and research policy.Certificate or Credit: N/A - Last Updated: April 26, 2016
Professional conferences and workshops on a broad range of genetics topics.Certificate or Credit: N/A - Last Updated: Ongoing
In June 2011, 20 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine and 550 young researchers from around the world will meet at Lindau, Germany, for the Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Graduate Students, to exchange ideas, discuss projects and build international networks. Requires nomination.
A national consortium dedicated to providing access to genetics information and promoting health professional education.
Offered by Dartmouth University's Interactive Media Laboratory, this downloadable course based on the "Virtual Practicum" model is intended for health care providers where knowledge of clinical genetics can positively affect outcomes. Note: This course is offered free by download with a high-speed internet connection. NHGRI does not endorse, encourage or require purchasing this product.
Additional research training opportunities in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Intramural Research program.
Last Updated: May 9, 2016