PHG 591 - PHG Journal Club

Course Description 

The Public Health Genetics Journal Club aims to create an interdisciplinary forum in which to foster community and promote the development of critical analytical and communication skills in MPH, MS, PhD, and Certificate students.  Students will analyze and appraise recent research relevant to the public health application of genetic information.  This quarter of Journal Club we have decided to discuss the ethical and legal considerations of new genomic technologies.

Course Objectives 

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply robust analytical and critical reasoning skills to the evaluation of recent research in public health genetics and related disciplines.
  2. Concisely summarize and communicate major features of a designated publication in a manner conducive to interdisciplinary discussion and debate.
  3. Recognize a range of cutting-edge research relevant to the application of public health genetics.

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