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University Medical Center Groningen

About us

The Department of Genetics is part of the University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG). It has some 250 staff (including ~50 international staff) and a broad spectrum of activities:

  • research lines in systems genetics, autoimmune and intestinal disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, congenital syndromes, heart diseases, oncogenetics
  • hosts the Genomics Coordination Centre (offering systems genetics facilities) and the Genome Analysis Facility for large-scale genomic studies
  • clinical genetics, diagnostics and genetic counselling*
  • European surveillance of congenital anomalies (Eurocat)
  • teaching of BSc, MD and MSc students, and training of clinical fellows

* There is a separate UMCG website (in Dutch) with information for patients and medical professionals

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ERIBA - European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing, Groningen
ERIBA - European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing, Groningen

The department's work

See a film about the Dept of Genetics made for the American Society of Human Genetics 2015 conference
See news clips on the 2015 Spinoza award to Cisca Wijmenga here (select language flag at top right) and a film about her work
See also a presentation about the department here

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