Graduate Programs in Molecular Genetics and Genomics

A challenging, research intensive PhD graduate program which prepares students for careers in academia or industry.

Genetics Residencies & Fellowships

Provide medical care to patients with birth defects, metabolic diseases, and a family history of inherited conditions.

Masters Degree in Genetic Counseling

Develop the skills and knowledge to become a professional genetic counselor.

Upcoming Events

  • CMMG Seminar: Karli Rosner, MD, PhD, Director of Dermatology Research, Assistant Professor of Dermatology and of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University, "High In Vitro and In Vivo Efficacy of hrDNase1 Anti-Cancer Therapy," Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Noon in 2268 Scott Hall.


  • New Student Introduction & Welcome, Tuesday, September 8, 2015 in the Elliman Atrium from 3:00-5:00 p.m.


  • CMMG Seminar: Sophia Chaudhry, GRA of Luca & Pique-Regi Labs


  • Graduate Student Research Day, Thursday, September 17, 2015 in the Margherio Conference Center from 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Calendar of Events


Our underlying goal is excellence in molecular biology, molecular medicine, and genetics to increase the understanding, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of human disease.

Research Areas

The Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics is interdisciplinary by design, built around modern molecular genetics, and comprising basic researchers, physician-scientists, computational scientists, and genetic counselors.  This assembly of disciplines has lead to a diverse portfolio of projects.