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The Mayo School of Health Sciences Molecular Genetics Technology Program prepares individuals for professional practice in molecular genetics. During the program, learning experiences are provided to allow the intern to perform:

  • DNA purification and extraction methods
  • Southern blot analysis
  • polymerase chain reactions (PCR)
  • other specialized techniques for diagnosing inherited (genetic) and acquired disorders

Students will complete hands-on rotations to learn about specific assays and techniques.

Grading or evaluation

Mayo School of Health Sciences uses evaluative tools that include:

  • Written examinations
  • Demonstration of skills
  • Self-assessment exercises
  • Faculty reviews

Curriculum enhancements

Mayo School of Health Sciences is committed to developing and maintaining the very best education programs. Changes may be made to the curriculum and other aspects of this program as necessary to assure the highest-quality training.

  • Aug 27, 2012
  • ART030526