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Department of Biomedical Genetics
University of Rochester
Box 633
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14642

Main Office: MRB 2-9633
Katie Scoville

Welcome to the Department of Biomedical Genetics

The Department of Biomedical Genetics investigates how cell regulation and signaling pathways control complex biological processes, including stem cell maintenance and differentiation, cancer, aging, and organism development. There is a focus on genetically tractable human disease models. Multidisciplinary research using state-of-the-art approaches in cell biology, genetics, genomics, systems and computational biology is conducted in the department.

Graduate Education

Excellence in graduate education is a high priority in the Department. Faculty members are affiliated with multiple Ph.D. programs. Most are members of the Genetics, Genomics and Development Program. The Department offers a number of lecture courses in the areas of cell biology, genetics, genomics, systems biology and biomedicine.

Ph.D. in Genetics, Genomics and Development

Office for Graduate Education

The 4th Annual Stem Cell Symposium

Keynote Speaker: Gordon Keller, Ph.D., MaRS Centre, Toronto Medical Discovery Tower

Modeling human development and disease with pluripotent stem cells

Please mark your calendars for the 4th Annual URMC Stem Cell Symposium on Friday, June 27th, 2014.

The full day symposium will begin at 10:00am with presentations, a poster session, and prizes. The event will be held in the Class of '62 Auditorium and the poster session will be in the Sarah Flaum Atrium.