Aurélie Kapusta and Cédric Feschotte make the cover of the October 2014 issue of Trends in Genetics, for their ‘Feature Review’ article entitled “Volatile evolution of long non-coding RNA repertoires: mechanisms and biological implications”. In this article, the authors argue that the rapid turnover and diversification of long noncoding RNA genes, which may outnumber protein-coding…Details
We are happy to announce that five graduates in the Class of 2011 have accepted jobs in Utah. This not only increases the number of genetic counselors in Utah, but also expands into three new subspecialty areas for genetic counselors at the University of Utah: Alzheimer Center, Pediatric Ophthalmology, and Pediatric Cardiology. In addition, two…Details
10/15/10 – Program Director Bonnie J. Baty, MS, LCGC was presented with the Natalie Weissberger Paul Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Conference in Dallas, TX
Program Director Bonnie J. Baty, MS, LCGC was presented with the Natalie Weissberger Paul Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Conference in Dallas, TX on October 15, 2010. The Natalie Weissberger Paul Lifetime Achievement Award is the most distinguished honor within the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC). Natalie Weissberger…Details
The George S. & Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation has awarded 30 genetic counseling fellowships from 2006-2010. Once again, this year the foundation awarded 6 genetic counseling fellowships. Students report that the fellowships make our program more competitive in recruiting quality applicants and have substantially eased their financial burden. We are extremely pleased with our students’…Details
2009 – Two students in the class of 2009 win research awards!
Our program also accomplished an important milestone this year when we received full accreditation from the American Board of Genetic Counseling for the maximum time possible (6 years). 2008
In summer of 2008, Amber Mathiesen did a perinatal genetics rotation in in Toronto; Lorraine Naylor did a pediatric genetics rotation in Capetown, South Africa; and Kayla Sheets did a pediatric genetics rotation in Santiago, Chile (in Spanish).
Rena Vanzo, MS, LCGC won the first UUGPGC Teaching Award, which is conferred by the second year students and supported by the Division of Medical Genetics. Rena was the genetic counselor in the Metabolic Clinic in the Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics. She recently became the first genetic counseling at Lineagen, Inc. Lineagen…Details
Katie Dunn won the National Society of Genetic Counselors New Leader Award for 2011. Kaite is a genetic counselor at the VA Hospital, a program faculty member, and an alumna of the program. her roles with the genetic counseling program include clinical rotation director for the VA Hospital Adult Genetics/Cancer Genetics rotation, member of the…Details