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Eurordis - Rare Disease Europe


Introduction to genetics and genomics

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Dive into our online course, “Introduction to Genetics and Genomics,” tailored for rare disease advocates like you. Explore the fundamentals of genetics, uncovering its crucial role in rare diseases. From inheritance patterns to DNA structures, gain insights that empower you to advocate effectively. Enroll now to unlock the knowledge and tools needed to make a difference in the lives of those affected by rare diseases.

This course is for you:

  • If you are a rare disease advocate eager to deepen your understanding of genetics and genomics.
  • If you want to explore how genetic factors contribute to rare diseases and how this knowledge can inform advocacy efforts.
  • If you are interested in learning about inheritance patterns, DNA structures, and genetic testing within the context of rare diseases.

It can take you from 1 hours up to 2 hours to complete the course depending on whether you watch the videos, read the additional resources or download the support materials.


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