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Genetics Graduate Program

The Genetics Program at KU offers graduate students an integrated and multidisciplinary training in genetics focused on research. Students have the opportunity to interact with a diverse faculty who use modern molecular and mathematical approaches to address many different questions in modern genetics, including molecular and developmental genetics, evolutionary and ecological genetics, and human genetics.

Genetics Program students earn a Ph.D. from a participating home department:

A B.S. degree in biology with a concentration in genetics is also available.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.