ESP Biography

ANDREW SHAW, Stanford 1st year genetic counseling student

Major: MS Human Genetic & Genetic Couns

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a 2nd year student in the Master's Program in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling who currently is rotating in Medical Genetics in the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

Past Classes

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B6670: Designer Babies and Genetic Counseling in Splash Fall 2018 (Dec. 01 - 02, 2018)
Curious or concerned about genetic engineering? In Designer Babies and Genetic Counseling, we will talk about CRISPR-Cas9, it’s potential impact on humanity, and what part genetic counselors play into the discussion.

B6348: Careers in Genetic Counseling in Splash Spring 2018 (May. 05 - 06, 2018)
Genetic counseling is an exciting field in which trained professionals help people understand and adapt to the medical, psychological and familial implications of genetic contributions to disease. In this class we will discuss different careers in genetic counseling and other exciting aspects of human genetics.