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Human Medical Genetics and Genomics Program at UCD|AMC

Graduate Students

Student Email Address Laboratory
Gen Andersen Spritz/Santorico
Stephanie Garcia Curt Freed
Ilea Heft James Sikela
Iain Konigsberg Rotating
Esteban Lucero Hunt Potter
Leila Noetzli Jorge DiPaola
Ashley Pacheco Amanda Law
Hamish Pike Rotating
Jonathan Shortt David Pollock
Mary Sweet Matthew Taylor
Leah Venturoni Stephen Goodman
Kristen Wade Rotating
Laura Warg David Schwartz

Student Learning Objectives for the Human Medical Genetics and Genomics  Ph.D.

The Ph.D. program in Human Medical Genetics trains graduate students to become proficient and successful investigators who are able to:

1.      Demonstrate a basic knowledge of central concepts in the biomedical sciences.

2.      Understand current concepts in human genetics and genomics.

3.      Read and critically evaluate the scientific literature.

4.      Formulate hypotheses based on current concepts in the field and design, conduct, and interpret their own research projects.

5.      Present research results in peer-reviewed publications and in a dissertation.

6.      Communicate research results effectively through oral presentations at scientific seminars, conferences, and other venues.

7.      Write a competitive application for research funding.

8.      Develop ancillary skills, where necessary, to obtain positions outside of scientific research.

Human Medical Genetics and Genomics Student Handbook

HMGGP Handbook

Graduate School Rules and Policies

Can be found on the Graduate School Website, here​