Category: Professional

Midwest Genetics Network Regional Meeting (Oct 16 &17) Lansing, MI

The Midwest Genetics Network (MGN), previously named the Region 4 Midwest Genetics Collaborative, will be holding our Regional Meeting on October 16th and 17th in Lansing, Michigan at the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development.   The objectives of

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Genetics 101 and IU Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Information Session

Indiana University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence in Training Genetic Counselors The Indiana University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program (IUGCGP) and the Indiana Network of Genetic Counselors (INGC) are pleased to invite you to our Third Annual

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GC Burnout (student post-Miranda Ruben)

By Miranda Ruben It is no secret that being part of the genetic counseling profession can be stressful. The stressors for genetic counselors start with the application to a master’s program and continue through to practicing genetic counselors. This stress

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Student Blog Post – Ancestry Testing and Genetic Counseling

Student Blog Post by Miranda Ruben (Indiana State University – Class of 2018) Imagine finding out that your ancestry, which you thought was German and Austrian, was actually primarily British. This is exactly what my mother found out after sending

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Student Blog Post – Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: compromising donor anonymity

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: compromising donor anonymity By Caroline Estes   Direct-to-consumer genetic testing is becoming more and more prevalent. Most people get testing done to learn about their ancestry, health, or athletic performance among other things. These tests are getting

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