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Genetic Counselling programme
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 15:15

The Division of Human Genetics is offering 6-month long semester courses in Medical Genetics and Principles of Genetic Counselling as stand-alone courses.


A ray of hope for neglected African disease: sickle cell disease
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 14:30

US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) have announced funding for the Sickle Africa Data Coordinating Center (SADaCC)



Meet a Genetic Counsellor Day - 25 August 2016
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 13:15

Meet a Genetic Counsellor Day - 28 August 2016, 1-2pm, UCT

SA Medical Journal publishes Festschrift for Professor Beighton
Monday, May 30, 2016 - 10:45

Emeritus professor in human genetics Peter Beighton is the subject of a Festschrift to be published as a supplement to the SA Medical Journal on 1 June 2016. (In academia, a Festschrift is a collection of writings in book form that honours a respected person and is presented during his or her lifetime.) See more...


Oath-taking Ceremony for 2015 Genetic Counsellors
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 11:30

Oath-taking Ceremony for 2015 Genetic Counsellors