Seminars & Events
Human Genetics Seminar Series
The Human Genetics Seminar series is held weekly during the Fall and Winter semesters of the academic year. Formal presentations are given by invited speakers from international and national institutes as well as University of Michigan faculty. The seminars are scheduled on Mondays at 4:00pm.
Human Genetics Weekly Student Seminars
There are two weekly student seminars - the Wednesday Student Seminar (HG821/822) and the Friday Afternoon Seminars by Trainees (FAST).
James V. Neel Lectureship
This annual lectureship honors James V. Neel, M.D., Ph.D., a pioneer in the study of human genetics and one of the first to foresee its importance in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
Thomas D. Gelehrter Lectureship
This annual lectureship honors Dr. Thomas D. Gelehrter, a leader within the human genetics community and internationally recognized as an expert in human genetics.
Genetics Training Program Retreat
The Genetics Training Program (GTP) is an interdisciplinary graduate program that provides enriched genetics education for students. The GTP retreat is held in the Spring and features a keynote address by a leading genetics researcher, student research talks and a poster session by current trainees.
Human Genetics Retreat
The Human Genetics Retreat is an annual event that brings together faculty, students, fellows and staff together for a program of scientific discussion and social interactions.
Human Genetics Photo Gallery
Throughout the year, the Department holds numerous scholarly events, including symposia, lectureships and the annual retreat where scientific discoveries and ideas are shared. The scientific milieu within the Department is further enriched by social gatherings, such as the annual Human Genetics picnic, Chili Cook-off, Happy Hours and the graduate student canoe trip down the Huron River.