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Educational Programs

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.


Courses

  • Short Course in Genomics: Nurse, Physician Assistant and Faculty Track New

    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
  • Genetics and Education Fellowship

    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
  • University of the District of Columbia and the National Human Genome Research Institute Genomics Course

    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
  • NHGRI Advances in Genomics Research Summer Program

    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
  • NHGRI Short Course in Genomics

    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
  • The Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship

    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
  • NHGRI Calendar of Events

    Professional conferences and workshops on a broad range of genetics topics.

    Certificate or Credit: N/A - Last Updated: Ongoing


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Last Updated: May 9, 2016

See Also:

Education and Community Involvement Branch