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Careers in genetics

Career information evening

Aimed at 300 and 400 level Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology students, this is a yearly event hosted by Genetics Otago. For 2019, this will be held on 4 September, and will feature representatives from a range of industries.

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Genetic counselling

Genetic counsellors provide informed advice on all aspects of genetic disease. They help families to make informed decisions on genetic testing and understand the implications of results. To become a Genetics counsellor, you must gain a professional accreditation.

In Australasia, Genetic counselling qualifications are accredited by the HGSA (Human Genetics Society of Australasia). Master of Genetic Counselling courses are a 2-year postgraduate course and are currently run by: