Graduate Programs

UCSF has several different graduate programs with courses that cover topics in genetics. Below are the different courses listed per graduate program, with a link to the program itself that can provide more info on their scientific focus.

Epidemiology & Translational Sciences (ETS)

The Doctoral Program in ETS includes courses in bioinformatics, biostatistics, and epidemiology. The PhD program in Epidemiology and Translational Science, a collaboration between the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and UCSF’s renowned Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, offers high caliber training in core skills of epidemiologic and biostatistical methods along with practical research rotations that enhance classroom training.

ETS Website

EPI 217, Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology

Course Directors: John Witte, PhD and Thomas Hoffmann, PhD
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Genetic epidemiology is one area of concentration within the ETS program. The course in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology introduces the concepts, principles, and use of molecular and genetic methods in epidemiologic and clinical research and how to develop a framework for interpreting, assessing, and incorporating molecular and genetic measures in research.