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What is the most difficult task a genetic counselor has to do?

I want to know the challenges about genetic counseling. #clinical-psychology...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:43

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Posted by Nell H.
Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... An important question to think about before entering any career, and ...

Is there a downside to getting a specific undergraduate degree?

I want to go into genetics, and instead of getting a biology or chemistry degree, I'm looking at a genetics degree. If I find out that genetics isn't what I want to go into, what will I have to fall back on? #undergraduate...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:46

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Posted by Mia B.
Aleksandr Pevzner | Skillful Neuroscientist - Enterprising Researcher Hi Mia, excellent question. Most universities won't have a specific degree ...

What does a day in the life of a Genetics Counselor generally look like?

Over the years, I've found that I have a knack and a keen interest in Biology, or more specifically, genetics. Recently I've been looking into the career of a Genetics Counselor, and even though I've done some research, what I've found doesn't really tell me a lot about what a Genetics...

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Active Mar 21 at 12:31

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Posted by Isobel F.
Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... The National Society for Genetic Counselors has several resources about this, ...

Will genetic modifications be considered ethical when I graduate?

I hope to be a human medical geneticist, and help treat or prevent genetic disorders, but many people view it unethical....

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Active Mar 30 at 23:11

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Posted by Phoebe S.
John Powers | Ph.D. candidate in Molecular and Medical Genetics Hi Phoebe, while the field of embryonic gene therapy and gene ...

Are genetics an important study for STEM jobs?

Just wanting to get in the field. #science...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:45

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Posted by Savannah S.
Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... There are many STEM areas where genetics is minimally if at ...

Any Geneticist tips?

I am very interested in the field of genetics, but I don't know what they do, nor anything else about geneticists. Could someone help?...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:01

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Posted by Sean G.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Sean, If you want to become a geneticist, you first ...

What is the daily life of a geneticist like? What are specifics about the job

What do genetisist do. What is most interesting part about it. #biology #chemistry #physics...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:02

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Posted by Pleilerkay G.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Pleilerkay, Clinical geneticists focus on analyzing, evaluating and caring for ...

what subjects do i need to be a forensic scientist

I am interested in being a forensic scientist #forensic #genetics...

#forensic-scientists

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:04

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Posted by Kews H.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hello Kews, The level of education you will require for a ...

What career possibilities are there if I study genetics, software engineering or accounting in post-secondary?

I enjoy biology but I don't want to be a doctor or anything, so I'm just wondering what other opportunities are out there. If there aren't any careers in biology I'm interested in I would probably switch to software engineering or accounting. What are your thoughts? And are there any university...

#accounting #biology #genetics #software-engineering

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Active Nov 01 '17 at 20:52

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Posted by Christina J.
matthew adeleye I'm a biologist, with a major in plant biology and ecology. ...

Does Bioinformatics cover more computer science than genetics.

I have a passion for both computer programming and genetics and I am not sure if I should major in one or the other. Does Bioinformatics concentrate more on Computer programming than on genetics? #bioinformatics #computer-science #genetics...

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Active Mar 17 at 22:55

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Posted by Laith B.
Nicholas Kipp Akers | Instructor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount ... I've seen researchers and job listings that cover the whole spectrum ...

Is there any practical overlap between environmental science and genetics?

Relating to careers and jobs. #genetics #ecology...

#conservation

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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Posted by Katherine C.
Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... Defining "practical overlap" is difficult but I think there is. Most ...

Would a degree in biomedical engineering help me if I want to go into genetics?

I know biomedical engineering has more to do with stem cell research, but initially the two seem to have a lot in common via working with substances of people rather than the person themselves. #engineering #biomedical-engineering...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:46

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Posted by Mia B.
Luis "Lou" Herrera | Principal Mechanical Engineer at Jabil Biomedical engineering has to do with a lot more than just ...

What is the most useful thing to minor in during college for a person considering becoming a genetic counselor?

The job out look for genetic counselors has little growth and I would like to know what give me an edge to stand out. #counselor #scientist #doctorate-degree...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Posted by Gabriella A.
Jenny Olender | Marketing Operations Consultant at Dell You might hate this answer, but I would recommend minoring in ...

What is the hardest part of being a Genetics Counselor?

I've been doing some research into the career of a Genetics Counselor, and I've become quite interested in what the job has to offer. However, in an ordinary day, with any amount of patients, I can't imagine what obstacles may come up. With all that goes on in a day, what is the hardest part of...

#career #chemistry #genetics #psychology

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Active Jun 04 at 12:36

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Posted by Isobel F.
Amber Pryzbylski | Board Certified Genetic Counselor with greater than 10 ... For me, hardest part of being a genetic counselor was compartmentalizing. ...

What careers are there involving genetics?

I am a high school senior wanting to pursue a career in biology, involving genetics, but I don't have a good idea to what careers are out there. Are there any good career opportunities out there for someone who is interested in genetics? #medicine #genetics #career-advice...

#biology

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Active Feb 18 at 23:50

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Posted by Samara K.

Could someone have a career in a science field that is under the government, and what careers might these be?

I am a senior in high school, and I am interested in both a science related career as well as a government career. I am interested in both local and federal government, so a career under either would be fine. I am also interested in water resources, genetics, marine biology, and environmental...

#environmental #local-government #genetics #marine-biology #federal-government

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:11

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Posted by Samantha G.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Samantha, You can think about a career in environmental studies. ...

How can I increase my chances on getting into a Genetic Counselor training program in college?

I'm High School Junior student from Rhode Island. My life career is to become a genetic counselor. I know that getting into a Genetic Counselor training program is pretty competitive, but I want information on how can I increase my chances. It would be exceptional if I can find free pre-college...

#biology #genetics #career #genetic-counseling #medicine #counseling

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:14

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Posted by Cleone M.
Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... So great to see you're exploring this early-there's a huge need ...

What careers can you pursue with a bachelor's in Genetics?

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Active Nov 10 '17 at 13:37

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Posted by Denisia P.
Luke Williamson | Advisory Associate at PwC Hi Denisia, If you are interested in going into medicine, a ...

How does one become a Research Scientist?

My actual plan is to make it through the Biology program at Case (Western Reserve University) and then be accepted into their Genetics Graduate program. Just in case that doesn't work, my back-up plan is a research Scientist in Biology. Problem is, I'm not sure how to become one! I'd...

#biology #genetics #students #college-student #research #college #graduate

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:51

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Posted by Rosa P.
Keith Martin | Wireless Technology Planning If you want to do research, the PhD is the way ...

What is an alternate way to become a geneticist, other than by earning a Genetics degree?

I'm afraid that I won't be accepted into the school of my choice, which is one of the only two or three schools in my area that offer a Genetics program. If I'm not accepted, I wondered if there was any possible other way to become a Geneticist? Thanks! #college #science #biology #majors...

#genetics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:51

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Posted by Rosa P.
Mukesh Kamat | Technical Support Specialist at Dell If we are starting at square one, you'll need to get ...

When deciding upon the Genetic Counselor career were you more interested in the research and application of knowledge or the counseling aspect?

I am a high school senior who has researched Genetic Counseling as a potential career interest. One question that seems to never be answered is if the Genetic Counselor's were more intrigued with the research aspect of the job or with dealing with the patients. This is important for me because...

#biology #genetics #science #pyschology #research #counseling #genetic-counseling

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:51

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Posted by Caroline M.
Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... Virtually all GCs desire close patient interaction over a primarily research ...

Is there a field of study or a career path for combining my love of horses (equine science) and biomedical science without becoming a vet?

I am trying to find a career path that will integrate my two passions: equestrian and biotechnology. I love hands on science lab work and would like to do something with horses. Perhaps involve genetics, IVF, gestation, etc with horses. #medical #veterinary #biotechnology #genetics...

#equine #veterinary-technician

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Active Dec 05 '17 at 09:42

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Posted by Kristina M.
Nanette Leto | Independent Veterinary Professional That's a great question. You could get a major in one ...

I have worked with horses for 10 years now and I really want to pursue a career involving horses. What would be the best job (best salary, best job outlook, etc) in the horse field?

Like I said, I have been working with horse for about ten years now. I have always taken a special interest in all animals, but horses hold a special place in my heart. I am in high school currently and I am looking at my future career options. I want to do the best of the best jobs with...

#horses #nutrition #genetics #equine #veterinary #financial-planning #career-details

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:48

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Posted by Alexis M.
Nanette Leto | Independent Veterinary Professional Veterinary Medicine with Equine emphasis is your best choice. Focus on ...

Will the field of genetics be detrimental to my personal beliefs?

I am planning to pursue a #stem degree in either #genetics or #molecular-biology, but I am afraid that my field will be filled with people who are actively trying to cure #autism which is not something that can be cured, but is just a different mind type with a wide range of symptoms and...

#johns-hopkins-university #research

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Active Mar 16 at 17:01

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Posted by Laura M.
Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... It's good you're thinking about this now --no one should enter ...

What innovations can be done in genetic testing that will potentially further cancer research or a cure to cancer?

Over the past two years I've learned that it is possible to manipulate the microbiome of a child as well as its genetic traits. Throughout my research no one has raised the question of if it is possible to remove a cancerous gene or monitor it once it could possibly be discovered through...

#genetictesting #genetics #science #protectourfuture #molecular-biology #infants

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Active Jan 15 at 01:00

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Posted by Alexis H.

Is the majority of your time, as a geneticist, spent interacting with patients or doing laboratory work?

I have taken a semester long genetics course in high school and I found it very intriguing. I was curious if being a genetics counselor involved mostly talking to patients about their genes and what risks they carry or if it involves laboratory work. #doctor #science #biology #technology...

#genetics #diseases

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:04

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Posted by Brooke B.
Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Brooke, Genetic counselors are health professionals with specialized graduate degrees ...

As an environmental science major, what can I do to develop a hybrid rosewood tree that is fast growing with dense wood and possibly drought resistant?

This type of wood is used to make marimbas of the highest quality and is becoming more limited. #science #biology #technology #genetics #botany #molecular-biology...

#higher-education

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Active Oct 31 '17 at 11:03

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Posted by Lauren H.
Nancy Hamp, MA | Organizational Leadership • Assessment and Interviewing • Educational ... Lauren, this is a very specialized question so it requires an ...

Where are the best places for conducting scientific research?

I hope to enter the field (likely along the lines of genetic or cellular/molecular biology research) after college; however, I know that tons of others are hoping to do the same. I have also heard that scientific research is being less and less funded in the United States. With that reality...

#biology #genetics #women-in-stem #science #stem #molecular-biology #cell-biology #life-sciences #research #women-in-science

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Active Feb 26 at 21:07

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Posted by Lily H.
Anuja Mathai | Research Administration There are still so many options for researchers here - universities, ...

Are there any outlets for socialization or working with people in the fields of genetics/biomedical science?

I'm in love with biomedical engineering and genetics/genomics, but I also tend to be a social butterfly. I'm concerned that the constant lab work and studies will keep me from interacting with people and forming stable workplace relationships. My parents have suggested the profession of genetic...

#relationships #biology #genetics #psychology #people #career-paths #college-major #genetic-counseling #molecular-biology #biomedical #social #career-path #biomedical-engineering

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Active Jan 17 at 16:26

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Posted by Jada H.
Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... Being a social butterfly does not prevent you from having a ...

what is the most inspired course you have taken?

As a high school student, you suppose to take many classes as you want. But there are some courses that will be your favorite and determine your career path. So I want to ask many students about their stories, which we can share many variety information and come up with a better answer for...

#biology #foreign-languages #genetics #marketing #healthcare #science #mathematics #computer-software

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Active Mar 03 at 01:46

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Posted by Linh L.
John Stokes | Principal Network (Software) Engineer Truthfully, it was my teachers more than my classes that inspired ...

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