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Upcoming Events

Next Generation Sequencing Interest Group

Tuesday, April 13th 2021

2:00 pm CT

Speakers Melissa Leone, Senior Sales Executive, 10x Genomics and Mark Gerber, PhD, Senior Field Applications Scientist, 10x Genomics

Summary: First, we will provide an overview of 10x Genomics Chromium and Visium solutions. Next, we will cover general sample preparation guidelines for Chromium single cell solutions, including important concepts when isolating cells or nuclei from mouse embryonic and adult brains. Finally, we will review how to isolate nuclei for single cell gene expression, ATAC, and multiome ATAC + gene expression solutions

Topics in Genetic Counseling Webinar Series

MWF, June 7-July 30

The purpose of this series is to provide you with exposure to hot topics in the field and to assist in preparing you for a successful career in genetic counseling. Participants are expected to engage in discussions during each meeting and are encouraged to attend all sessions. There will be approximately 20 online sessions. Participants can receive a Certificate of Completion if they attend at least 18 of the online sessions, complete a pre and posttest, and a program evaluation. We will take attendance at each of the sessions. Registration is limited and we will keep a waiting list if more than 50 individuals are interested.

Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs Information Event

Date: TBD

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) is hosting an information event on Personalized Genomic Medicine: Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs. At this information session a panel of genetic counselors will speak about their experience applying to genetic counseling training programs as well as their daily activities and role in personalized genomic medicine. This opportunity is a great way for students to discuss first hand the application process, job growth and ask questions in a small group setting.