The Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics
About Human Genetics
Home of the nation’s first—and still largest—program in human genetics, Sarah Lawrence has trained more than half of the country’s genetic counselors. Characterized by innovation at the nexus of health, science, and society, this world-renowned program prepares students for careers educating not only patients, but also doctors, other health professionals, and the public at large.
In the Human Genetics program, students:
- Are placed at a total of seven sites from a wealth of fieldwork options at nearly 50 centers in the New York City area
- Study with a faculty comprised of top scientists from the area’s genetic centers
- Attend weekly on-campus discussions with leading researchers
- Develop a community outreach project, targeting an audience to educate about a particular set of relevant genetic information
Anne Greb named new program director
We are pleased to announce that Anne E. Greb, MS, CGC has been named director of the Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics. She will begin on February 1, 2014. Read a recent press release to learn more about Anne's impressive career and experience.
Jordanna Joaquina '04, MS, CGC decided she wanted to be a genetic counselor in her high school AP Biology class. Today, she is merging her genetic counseling skills with the Internet—and becoming an entrepreneur in the process.
How to Apply
The application deadline for the Human Genetics program is January 15.