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Minor in Medical and Molecular Genetics

The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at IU School of Medicine offers a PhD minor for students unaffiliated with the department and the Indiana Biomedical Gateway Program for PhD Study as well as those who are part of these programs.

General Graduate Students

Students outside of the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics and IBMG programs can earn a minor in genetics with at least 12 credit hours of coursework and a grade of B (3.0) or better.

Q580 Basic Human Genetics (3 credits)

At least two of the following: Q612 Molecular and Biochemical Genetics (3 cr.), Q620 Human Cytogenetics (3 cr.) or Q630 Population Genetics (3 cr.)

Any other departmental-related courses (MGEN-Q prefix) including MMGE-related “GRDM-G” courses (e.g., GRDM-G788 Next Gen Sequencing, G724 Molecular Cancer Genetics, G725 Gene Therapy, or G727 Animal Models of Human Disease) with the agreement of the student’s departmental minor representative on the Advisory Committee. This excludes Q660 Medical Genetics Seminar and Q800 MMGE Research.

IBMG Students

For IBMG students NOT in Medical and Molecular Genetics, at least 12 credit hours of coursework with a grade of B (3.0) or better must be chosen from the following options to earn this PhD minor.

G716 Molecular Biology and Genetics (3 credits, offered every Fall semester)
Q580 Basic Human Genetics (3 credits, offered every Fall semester)
Q625 Clinical Genetics (1 credit, offered every Fall semester)

Any of the following:
Q612 Molecular and Biochemical Genetics (3cr), Q620 Human Cytogenetics (3cr), or Q630 Population Genetics (3cr)
G655 Research Communications Seminar (1 cr.)
G855 Expt Design & Research Biostatistics (1 cr.) or PBHL-B651 Biostatistics I (3 cr.)
G505 Responsible Conduct of Research (1 cr.) or G504 Intro to Research Ethics (2 cr.)

Any other departmental-related courses (e.g., with a MGEN-Q prefix) including MMGE-related “GRDM-G” courses (e.g., GRDM-G788 Next Gen Sequencing, G724 Molecular Cancer Genetics, G725 Gene Therapy, or G727 Animal Models of Human Disease) with the agreement of the student’s departmental minor representative on the Advisory Committee. This excludes Q660 Medical Genetics Seminar and Q800 MMGE Research.