Courses in Genetics and Genomics

Required Courses

These courses are offered in the Duke University Medical Center’s Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP). Trainees have the option to pursue the degree option associated with this training program, a Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Research.

  • Principles of Clinical Research (CRP 242) (FALL)
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods (CRP 241) (FALL)
  • Research Ethics & Responsible Conduct in Research (CRP 253) (SPRING)

Elective Courses

*Note: Not a comprehensive list - check the course catalog and CRTP curricula for additional courses

  • Advanced Topics in Genetics and Genomics (UPGEN 701) (FALL and/or SPRING)
  • Applied Genomics and Personalized Medicine in Clinical Care (NURSING 562) (FALL and/or SPRING)
  • Applications of High-Throughput Sequencing for Genomic Analysis (CBB 720) (FALL)
  • Biochemical Genetics I: DNA and Genome Stability (BIOCHEM  667) (SPRING)
  • Cell and Molecular Biology (CELLBIO 551) (FALL)
  • Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB 551) (FALL)
  • Clinical Genetics and Metabolism (SOM, PEDS 220C)
  • Clinical Research Seminar (CRP 247) (SPRING)
  • Clinical Trials (CRP 248) (FALL)
  • Computational Tools in Next Generation Genomic Analysis (MGM 723)
  • Critical Readings in Classic Human Statistical Genetics (UPGEN 725S) (Occasionally)
  • Critical Readings in Genetics (MGM 522 / UPGEN 522) (SPRING)
  • Decision Sciences in Clinical Research (CRP 259) (FALL)
  • Developmental Genetics (CELLBIO 820) (FALL)
  • Differential Expression Proteomics (CBB 724L)
  • Ethical Issues in Research and Clinical Practice (PSY 739) (FALL)
  • Ethics and Policy in Genomics (PUBPOL 634 / SCISOC 612) (SPRING)
  • Experimental Design and Biostatistics for Basic Biomedical Scientists (CMB 733 / MOLCAN 733) (FALL and/or SPRING)
  • Foundations of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology (MGM 701) (FALL and/or SPRING)
  • Fundamental Concepts in Clinical Research (SOM, BIB 230B)
  • Fundamental Concepts of Biostats (SOM, BIB 240B)
  • Fundamentals of Radiomics, Genomics & Informatics (MEDPHY 764) (FALL and/or SPRING)
  • Gene Regulation (MGM 700) (FALL)
  • Genetic Approaches to the Solution of Biological Problems (BIOLOGY 728 / CMB 778 / MGM 778 / UPGEN 778) (FALL)
  • Genetics and Environment in Abnormal Behavior (PSY 681S) (SPRING)
  • Genome Science and Technology Lab (BME 561L / CBB 561L) (NOT SPECIFIED)
  • Genome Tools and Technologies (CBB 520) (FALL)
  • Genomic Perspectives on Human Evolution (BIOLOGY 554) (OCCASIONALLY)
  • Health Services Research (CRP 249) (SPRING)
  • Human Genetics (MGM 532 / UPGEN 523) (SPRING)
  • Human Genetics (MGM 732 / UPGEN 732) (SPRING)
  • Implementation and Dissemination of Health Care Research (CRP 273) (FALL)
  • Integration of Biomarkers from Molecular and Cell Assays in Clinical Biostatistics (Allied Health Grad Program, BIOSTAT 716) (Pre-reqs BIOSTAT 701 and 704 or permission from Director of Grad studies required)
  • Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering (BME 570L) (OCCASSIONALLY)
  • Introduction to Computational Genomics (COMPSCI 260) (OCCASIONALLY)
  • Introduction to Genetics and Genomics (BIOETH 607) (FALL)
  • Introduction to Medical Genetics (CRP 243) (SPRING)
  • Longitudinal Data Analysis (CRP 263)
  • Mechanisms of Development/Developmental Genetics (CELLBIO 810)
  • Metabolic Genetic Diseases (Sem) (SOM, BIOCHEM 634)
  • Microbial Pathogenesis (MGM 582) (SPRING)
  • Modeling and Engineering Gene Circuits (BME 574 / CBB 574) (OCCASSIONALLY)
  • Molecular Basis of Membrane Transport (BME 560) (SPRING)
  • Molecular Biology Techniques  (CRP 265) (SUMMER)
  • Molecular Cardiovascular Biology (CELLBIO 680) (NOT SPECIFIED)
  • Molecular Population Genetics (BIO 650) (OCCASSIONALLY)
  • Nanotechnology in Medicine (BME 524) (Pre-req: BME 302L or BME 307 or permission from instructor)
  • Pharmacogenomics – Study Away at UNC (CRP 282) (Must be enrolled in CRTP Clinical Pharmacology track)
  • Population Genetics Seminar (BIO 715S) (NOT SPECIFIED)
  • Principles of Clinical Pharmacology I and II (CRP 252 and 258)
  • Proteomics and Protein Biology in Medicine (CRP 257) (FALL)
  • R Programming Boot Camp (CRP 272)
  • RNA Biology: Co-transcriptional and post-transcriptional Control of Gene Expression (BIOCHEM 668 / CELLBIO 668 / UPGEN 701) (SPRING and FALL)
  • Research Ethics and Responsible Conduct of Research (CRP 253)
  • Research Management (CRP 254) (SPRING)
  • SAS Programming for Data Management (CRP 261)
  • Special Topics in Clinical Research (CRP 267)
  • Special Topics in Genome Sciences (SCISOC 590S) (Occasionally)
  • Statistical Analysis (CRP 245) (SPRING)
  • Statistical Genetics (CBB 541) (FALL)
  • Statistical Genetics and Genetics Epidemiology (BIOSTAT 710)
  • Systematic Reviews and Meta Analysis (CRP 262) (SPRING)
  • Topics in Molecular Genetics (MGM 724)
  • Trends in Genetics and Genomics for Health Care and Society (NURSING 563) (FALL and SUMMER)
  • Understanding Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach (AAAS 569) (SPRING)
  • Virology (MGM 552) (SPRING)