The IIHG is engaged in education at multiple levels from community outreach to continuing training for health care providers, molecular scientists and geneticists.

For Current Undergraduates and College Graduates

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) holds Careers in Human Genetics Information Days to expose students interested in learning more about career opportunities in genetics.

At this information session a panel of genetic counselors will speak about their personal experience applying to genetic counseling training programs as well as their daily activities and role in personalized genomic medicine.

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics will be offering the Topics in Genetic Counseling Webinar Series to undergraduate students and recent college graduates interested in pursuing graduate school for genetic counseling. 

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) is offering a Summer Internship in Bioinformatics for undergraduate students interested in a career in bioinformatics and personalized genomic medicine. 

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) offers an internship for individuals interested in a career in genetic counseling. Summer Internship in Genetic Counseling

For the Scientific and Medical Communities

The IIHG hosts and sponsors various lectures, guest speakers and scientific workshops throughout the calendar year:

  • Bioinformatics seminars and workshops
  • Next generation and single-cell sequencing seminars
  • Topics in Human Genetics Self-Guided Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)