Course description

This course provides an overview of the genome and genomic architecture, genomic variations, and regulatory mechanisms of the genome. The course topics include current and novel practices in genome interrogations, global copy number variation assessment, genome sequencing, and data analysis. This course cultivates an understanding of functional genomics and genomic malfunction, genome-wide association studies, and the new field of personal genomics along with discussions of social and ethical impacts resulting from advances in genomics.

Faculty

  • Senior Scientist, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Division of Continuing Education

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