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For the theory that psychological traits are hereditary, see geneticism.

A geneticist is a biologist who studies genetics, the science of genes, heredity, and variation of organisms. A geneticist can be employed as a researcher or lecturer. Some geneticists perform experiments and analyze data to interpret the inheritance of skills. A geneticist is a consultant and is also a physician (who has earned any of the following medical degrees: MBBS/MBChB (non-U.S.), D.O. (U.S.-only), or M.D.) who has been trained in genetics as a specialization. They evaluate, diagnose, and manage patients with hereditary conditions or congenital malformations, genetic risk calculations, and mutation analysis as well as refer patients to other medical specialties.

Geneticists participate in courses from many areas, such as biology, chemistry, physics, microbiology, cell biology, bioinformatics, English, and mathematics. They also participate in more specific genetics courses such as molecular genetics, transmission genetics, population genetics, quantitative genetics, ecological genetics, and genomics.

Geneticists can work in many different fields, doing a variety of jobs. There are many careers for geneticists in medicine, agriculture, wildlife, general sciences, or many other fields.

Careers[edit]

Listed below are a few examples of careers a geneticist may pursue.


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Brandeis University

Brandeis University
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:11:15 -0700

Geneticist Frederick Alt '71 will be awarded the 44th Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Biomedical Science by Brandeis University for his pioneering research exploring the mechanisms of genomic instability and its implications for the immune ...
 
Hartford Courant
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 04:12:52 -0700

And, in a larger sense, he's juggling his natural modesty with his growing eminence as a geneticist, and now as an executive as well. The Nobel frenzy has him surprised and honored, he said in a conversation in his office Thursday. But in the broader ...
 
Topeka Capital Journal
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:01:38 -0700

A geneticist testified Wednesday that a 99.99 percent likelihood exists that Ricky J. Stovall is the father of a child who was born to Stovall's then-teenage daughter. Stovall, 53, is charged with two counts of rape and one count of indecent liberties ...

The Local.ch

The Local.ch
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 05:23:07 -0700

A prominent medical journal said on Thursday it had retracted a research paper linking child abuse and bipolar disorder after a probe found that one of the authors had fabricated data. Insurer agrees to pay back defrauded clients (11 Aug 14); UBS 'to ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:44:37 -0700

Indian geneticist Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan, known as the father of India's Green Revolution for helping develop higher-yielding crops to fight hunger, is among those believed to be in the running this year for the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:37:30 -0700

Stephen Scherer, director of the Centre for Applied Genomics at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, was named a potential winner of the Physiology or Medicine prize for his role in the discovery of copy number variation, a form of genetic difference ...

Raw Story

Raw Story
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:18:45 -0700

“We found evidence of gene flow between this population and Native American populations, suggesting an ancient ocean migration route between Polynesia and the Americas,” said geneticist Anna-Sapfo Malaspinas of the Center for GeoGenetics at the ...

Jefferson Public Radio

Jefferson Public Radio
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:18:45 -0700

Spencer Wells is a scientist, author, documentary filmmaker, population geneticist and director of the Genographic Project from National Geographic. His fascination with the past has led him to the farthest reaches of the Earth in search of populations ...
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