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University Medical Center Groningen

About us

The Department of Genetics is part of the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG). We are 350 staff members engaged in a broad spectrum of activities:

  • Clinical genetics, diagnostics and genetic counselling (see UMCG website with information for patients and medical professionals).
  • European surveillance of congenital anomalies (Eurocat)
  • Teaching of BSc, MD and MSc students, and training of clinical fellows
ERIBA - European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing, Groningen
ERIBA - European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing, Groningen

More about the department

  • See a film about the Dept of Genetics made for the 2019 American Society of Human Genetics conference
  • Guided tours of the department are offered to those interested in learning more about our work. (Select language flag at top right of webpage)
Last modified:23 December 2019 10.00 a.m.