Human Genetics

The Department of Human Genetics

The major activities of the Department of Human Genetics are research, teaching, genetic diagnosis and genetic counseling.

The current research programs are aimed at understanding the human nervous system disorders at the molecular level. More than 20 students have received Ph.D. degree from this Department and more than one hundred under-graduate as well as post-graduate students have been trained on various aspects of Molecular Human Genetics research. The faculty members of the Department teach basic as well as advanced Genetics to the students of various specialties.

The Department also provides Clinical Genetic diagnostic services for neurodevelopmental, neurodegenerative and neuromuscular disorders. The clinical services include clinical diagnosis and genetic counseling services in out-patient department.