Vanderbilt Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
The clinical molecular genetics fellowship is a two-year program designed to train pathologists and geneticists for a career in molecular diagnostics. This comprehensive American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) accredited program includes training in a variety of molecular based technologies used in the diagnosis of inherited and acquired diseases and detection of infectious agents. The program integrates rotations in clinical and biochemical genetics and cytogenetic and HLA laboratories. The curriculum contains a didactic course in genetics and incorporates attendance and participation in a variety of conferences to correlate molecular genetic results with clinical histories and enhance the educational experience. In addition to developing skills to direct a clinical molecular genetics laboratory, the fellow will be instrumental in test development and implementation and will conduct clinical based research.
Applicants should possess a PhD or a MD.
Commensurate with relevant experience and previous training.
The fellowship application window is closed for the 2014-16 position. Please check back for updates regarding the 2016-18 position at the beginning of 2015.
Cindy L. Vnencak-Jones, PhD
Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
1301 Medical Center Drive