Annual Report 2010

Genetics

Marked Chromosome.jpg

The University of Iowa genetics graduate program is a broad-based discipline that incorporates a variety of techniques to answer the foremost questions facing biology, medicine, evolution, and bioinformatics. A combination of core and elective courses together with laboratory experience provide a strong base for Ph.D. thesis research. Areas of emphasis include computational genetics, developmental genetics, gene expression, human genetics, molecular and biochemical genetics and evolutionary genetics.