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    We cover a broad range of topics in Genetics, including global genomics, epigenetics, single-cell biology, bioinformatics, & more.

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    While our department grows in both faculty and students from across research areas, we not only encourage, but seek out, collaboration between these diverse interests to deliver impactful, innovative, interdisciplinary research.

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    With over 80 trainees actively pursuing exciting, cutting edge research in our labs, we are committed to supporting undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral education and mentorship.


Congratulations Colin for be being chosen as a 2021 Pew Scholar. Colin, among 22 other early-career researchers, will receive funding over the next four years to investigate timely questions surrounding human health and disease. His…

Please welcome our inaugural class of our Penn Genetics Summer Internship Program (PGSIP) interns who will be joining our department for a 10-week research experience starting this June! Support for this program was made possible…

Written by Sophie Kluthe, Senior Scientific Writer, Penn Medicine Communications PHILADELPHIA— A gene called GAS2 plays a key role in normal hearing, and its absence causes severe hearing loss, according to a study led by researchers in…