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December 12, 2018

Dr. Glover Receives The Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research

Dr. Thomas W. Glover is recognized for his fundamental discoveries in human genetics, including the field of human common fragile sites - a pervasive feature of human chromosomes that has become increasingly important to our understanding of molecular mechanisms underlying human genomic disorders. Congratulations Dr. Glover!

October 25, 2018

2018 Diane Baker Alumni Lecture a Success!

The annual Diane Baker Alumni Lecture honors the vision and commitment to the profession of genetic counseling of our founder and first Program Director, Diane Baker. This year's recipient, Liz Kearney, MS, LCGC, MBA, gave her lecture “Genetics Odyssey: How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Genetic Services" on Tuesday October 9, 2018. Both

October 10, 2018

Congratulations again Lauren Seemann!

It's been a great start to the 2018-2019 academic year for Lauren Seemann of the Genetic Counseling Program. Congratulations are again in order for being awarded the James V. Neel Research Fellowship and taking home the Best Poster Award at this year's Department of Human Genetics Retreat! Keep up the great work, Lauren!

October 10, 2018

Congratulations Amanda Schaefer!

Congratulations are in order for Amanda Schaefer who was awarded a 2018 National Society of Genetic Counselors Research Special Interest Group Grant Award (RSGA). Amanda's research project is entitled "Exploring Ethical and Professional Challenges Encountered by Clinical Genetic Counselors Who Are Engaged in Research." Congratulations Amanda

September 4, 2018

Congratulations Kelsie McVeety!

Congratulations to Kelsie McVeety for winning an MAGC/Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors Student Research Award! Kelsie's research title was "Development of an Educational Video to Address Sickle Cell Trait and Disease Knowledge Gaps in NCAA Student-Athletes."

June 30, 2018

Fast FAST – An elevator speech competition

"What do you work on?" - a familiar question for scientists. When it comes from a scientist in a different field or a non-scientist, effectively communicating your research to others can be a challenge. It is a skill you can learn with practice, and the journey can be fun and exciting.

May 24, 2018

2018 Recipient of Diane Baker Alumni Award-Liz Kearney

On behalf of the University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Program, we are excited to announce that Elizabeth (Liz) Kearney, MS, LCGC, MBA is the 9th recipient of the Diane Baker Alumni Award. The annual Diane Baker Alumni Lecture honors the vision and commitment to the profession of genetic counseling of our founder and first Program Director

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