GEN 714 (M1) - Personal Genomics

Personal Genomics

Manchester   Coll of Professional Studies :: Genetics
Online Course Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Can be taken by students who are remote.
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   40  
CRN: 54077
Analysis and implications of personal genomic data is the focus of this course. Students understand and appreciate all aspects of the availability of personal genomic information and tools including scientific, medical, social, ethical and legal issues. Students have the opportunity to analyze their own individual genome to one of the publicly available genomes to learn about all various aspects of this emerging field. The course will be an entirely online format.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): GEN 604
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: Sarah Prescott

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

This 700-level advanced course is appropriate for those of senior status (or advanced juniors). 

This course is open to students from both campuses who have met the prerequisites. This lecture course runs in an asynchronous format. There are no online meetings; instead, modules are completed with assignments due weekly.  You will need a reliable internet connection for this course and the ability to navigate various online websites and animations successfully. A laptop or desktop computer is needed to complete the asynchronous work in this class.  

Photo Credit: Ernesto del Aguila III, NHGRI.


We will use the app Perusall for access to the text used in this course and there will be required assignments using this application. No additional texts will be required.