The genomics concentration fulfills National Research Council recommendations to provide undergraduates with a strong foundation in biological, mathematical, physical and information sciences. The diverse academic background provided by this concentration in the context of a liberal arts education will help prepare students of all majors for exciting fields such as drug discovery, pharmaceutical industry, biomedical sciences, patent law, and ethics.
If you are interested in pursuing the genomics concentration, you should contact one of the two primary advisers, Malcolm Campbell and Laurie Heyer, as early as possible to discuss curriculum options. If you decide to pursue the concentration you must submit a written application to either of the primary genomics advisors no later than the last day of the spring term in your junior year.
Certification of completion of all requirements for the concentration is made by the registrar upon the recommendation of the genomics advisors.
Additional information about the genomics concentration is available in the College Catalog.