Course Outline


  • Overview of genetic sequencing
  • Understanding genetic sequencing and testing

Genetic Sequencing

  • Different genetic sequencing approaches
  • Understanding polymerase chain reaction
  • Sequencing by synthesis
  • Sanger sequencing
  • Variant identification, classification, and reporting

Clinical Genetic Testing

  • Types of genetic testing
  • Traditional cytogenetics
  • Biochemical genetic testing
  • Diagnostic genetic testing
  • Microarray diagnostics
  • Reproductive genetic testing

Genetic Testing and Analysis

  • DNA Methylation testing
  • Working with non-coding variants
  • Improving variant classification
  • Understanding complex trait variants
  • Determining complex traits risk
  • Long read and single-cell sequencing
  • Patient-customized healthcare progress

Summary and Next Steps


  • Basic knowledge of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of genetics


  • Healthcare professional
  • Healthcare worker
  21 Hours

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