The 2-year Laboratory Genetics and Genomics (LGG) program at the University of Colorado is ACGME accredited and offers specialized postdoctoral training leading to board-eligibility in the laboratory genetics and genomics specialty. This fellowship integrates both molecular and cytogenetic techniques and interpretation and provides fellows with extensive training in human cytogenetics, cytogenomics, molecular genetics, and molecular genomics, including prenatal, postnatal, heritable, somatic cancer, and hematophathology cytogenetic and molecular diagnoses. Fellows will be trained to perform as a genetics laboratory director proficient in the interpretation of both clinical cytogenetic and molecular genetic testing relevant to the diagnosis and management of human genetic disease. This training is open to MD, DO, and PhD applicants from fields related to genetics with preference given to applicants who have at least 2 years of postdoctoral laboratory experience. There is 1 position available per year.
The Laboratory Genetics and Genomics fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Upon satisfactory completion of the program requirements, fellows may apply to the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) to take the certification examination in LGG.
We accept applications for the next academic year from July - September.
Virtual interviews will be conducted from September - November.
Kristy Crooks, PhD, FACMG
1. Email the following to the Program Director:
Most post-docs will begin at the PGY1 stipend level, unless a previous ACGME-accredited clinical fellowship has been completed. GME stipends are posted here.
For more information on the ABMGG requirements, please see www.abmgg.org.
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