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.
Listed below are a few examples of careers a geneticist may pursue.
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Kent McKelvey, Medical Geneticist
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Introduction of Jobs in Genetics
This is part of a video series produced by the Marshfield Clinic about jobs in genetics. This is the introduction of the series. More information can be foun...
Chineses Ancestors Were Africans Leading Geneticist says
One of Chinas leading geneticists confirms that all Chinese people can trace their genetic lineage back to Africa further confirming the "Out of Africa" theo...
We Are All Black - Geneticist Bryan Sykes
Bryan Sykes MA PhD DSc, Chairman and Professor of Human Genetics, explains why America is a literal "melting pot," and how all Americans share African genes ...
Career Girls: Geneticist "What I Do"
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:45:00 -0700
Italy's most prominent rice researcher and geneticist Antonio Tinarelli passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014 in Vercelli, according to local sources. Born in 1922 in Bologna, Tinarelli received his degree in agriculture during the academic year 1949-50.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:22:30 -0700
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – One of America's top genetic scientists will be in Huntsville Wednesday to receive an honor from the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Dr. Jay Shendure, a Harvard-educated geneticist and physician now working at the ...
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:17:35 -0700
Dozens of scientists who started their careers under the wing of University of Montana geneticist Fred Allendorf came to celebrate his influence at the North America Congress for Conservation Biology in Missoula on Monday. The highly technical field ...
The New Republic
The New Republic
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:55:51 -0700
If cats rule the web, then Venus the "Chimera Cat” might be queen of the Internet. The Internet sensation's half-black, half-orange face appears to be split straight down the middle, and her eyes are striking, too: one is green, the other blue. Venus ...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:41:15 -0700
This fall it will open the city's first lab devoted to treating and studying the genetics of cancer. Dr. Bryan Lo, a star research geneticist who most recently worked at the biotechnology firm Genentech in San Francisco will head up the Molecular ...
The Drinks Business
The Drinks Business
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 04:08:59 -0700
Grape geneticist José Vouillamoz has rubbished an idea that growing vines from seed would bring any benefits, and said that if producers really want to be natural they should harvest grapes from wild vines. grape vine cuttings. Grape varieties are ...
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:18:45 -0700
Jay Shendure, associate professor in the Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, US, has been awarded the 2014 HudsonAlpha Life Science Prize. The award was presented to Shendure by the non-profit HudsonAlpha ...
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:33:45 -0700
"If you look at identical twins — who share 100 percent of their genes — typically, they have a very similar pattern of hair loss," says Markus Nöthen, a geneticist at the University of Bonn in Germany who studies the factors that contribute to male ...
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