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    University of Rochester Pre-College: Personalized Medicine: Customizing Care Through Genetics

    University of Rochester Pre-College: Personalized Medicine: Customizing Care Through Genetics

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: May, June
    • Session Length: Two Weeks, Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Healthcare
    • Sub-Categories: Pre-Med, Bio Technology
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Health Science
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    If you have a passion for a certain subject and would like to explore it before college, here is your chance to do so—with one of the world's leading research universities. The Rochester Pre-College Online Program offers courses designed for high school students ages 13 and up. Each course features engaging video by Rochester faculty and access to mentors. The program is available year-round, and the online format lets you study anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.

    Why do some people respond well to certain therapies while others do not? If a parent has a particular disease, what are your chances of getting it? This course will unlock the mysteries of human genetics and connect specific patterns to traits and diseases. Learn about how the breakthroughs in Personalized Medicine are being used to create tests and treatments more precisely targeted than ever before. Study genomic sequencing. Practice reading gene data. Identify mutations that cause disease. Discover how genomic information makes you unique. Step into the brave new world of tomorrow’s medicine. If you’re thinking about taking pre-med in college or are interested in STEM, this course is for you.