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Genetic Counselor Awareness Day November 9, 2023
This Genetic Counselor Awareness Day, we want to celebrate all of the genetic counselors who are helping to move genetic research forward at Broad.
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What is a genetic counselor? 

Genetic counselors have specialized graduate degrees and experience in medical genetics and counseling, making them experts at interpreting and explaining complex genetic information. 

What do GCs at Broad do? 

GCs at Broad are: 

  • Project managers 
  • Program managers 
  • Operations managers
  • Project coordinators
  • Lab directors
  • Variant analysts
  • Biocurators

And contribute to a variety of tasks, including: 

  • Advocating for patients 
  • Facilitating cross-disciplinary collaborations
  • Leading working groups
  • Advising on expert panels 
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Conducting and coordinating research 
  • Consenting patients into research programs 
  • Analyzing genomic sequencing data 
  • Developing and validating clinical services 

What are GCs at Broad working on? 


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