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Priming the Precision Medicine Pipeline: New Models for Applied Genomics Education

C.E. Credits: P.A.C.E. CE Florida CE
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  • Program Director, MS in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics, Assistant Professor of Genetics, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at the Keck Graduate Institute
    Biography
      Barbara Fortini is Assistant Professor of Genetics and Program Director for the new Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics (MSGDA) Program in the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at the Keck Graduate Institute, one of the Claremont Colleges in Claremont, CA. Barbara completed her PhD at the California Institute of Technology where her thesis focused on the biochemistry and genetics of genome stability. Barbara undertook her postdoctoral training at the University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine in the department of Preventive Medicine using post-GWAS functional genomics to understand colorectal cancer risk. Upon her appointment as Assistant Professor of Genetics in KGI's School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, she worked closely alongside Ashley Mills, Program Director of the new MS in Genetic Counseling, to launch both genetics masters programs in the Fall of 2018. Barbara currently teaches courses in Human Molecular Genetics, Human Genomics with NGS Lab, and Functional Genomics for both programs.

    Abstract

    As genomics plays an ever expanding role in healthcare and research, educational programs focused on applied genomics have not kept pace with the demand for trained students.  In this talk, we will discuss some of the challenges and opportunities in training the next generation of genomics scientists, particularly in the field of clinical genomics.  Special attention will be paid to the knowledge domains and skills in highest demand in academic, industry, and healthcare settings.  We will also discuss delivery platforms and program modalities, especially considering the disruption to higher education institutions due to the COVID-19 social distancing efforts.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. To identify the primary skills and knowledge domains in applied genomics training programs

    2. To recognize challenges in applied genomics education in the current environment

    3. To appreciate opportunities to expand the genomics expertise pipeline


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