Educational Programs

National Human Genome Research Institute

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

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.

Last Updated Course Title Description Certificate or Credits
February 11, 2014 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.
July 23, 2012 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. N/A
February 14, 2014 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. N/A
February 28, 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. N/A
Feb. 4, 2014 The Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship Genetics professionals with an advanced degree who are interested in national genetics health and research policy. N/A
Ongoing NHGRI Calendar of Events Professional conferences and workshops on a broad range of genetics topics. N/A

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Last Updated: November 16, 2015