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Molecular Diagnostics and Clinical Epidemiology Core Curriculum

Academic Year 2016-2017
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
8:00am - 9:00am
Site Specific Locations*

Farid Chehab, Ph.D., Enrique Terrazas, M.D.
Course Directors

Recommended text for Molecular Diagnostics: Thompson and Thompson "Genetics in Medicine" 6th Edition, 2001

Recommended text for Clinical Epidemiology: Evidence-Based Diagnosis (Practical Guides to Biostatistics and Epidemiology by Newman and Kohn

A short multiple choice test may follow each lecture.


Please note: Molecular Diagnostics lectures are 8:00 - 9:30AM except for 4/14, 4/23, and 4/28 (these lecture will be 1 hr long due to teaching conferences beginning at 9am)





MDx/Clin Epi



Mon March 14, 2016 No lecture
Wed March 16, 2016 No lecture
3 Fri March 18, 2016 HLA (KIR): Genetics, Diversity, and Clinical Application Raj Raja
1 Mon March 21, 2016 MDx Basic Concepts and Techniques Farid Chehab
Wed March 23, 2016 No lecture
Fri March 25, 2016 Cesar Chavez Day Holiday
Mon March 28, 2016 TM Transfusion Medicine Teaching Conference Mori Moayeri
2 Wed March 30, 2016 MDx Thalassemias
3 Fri April 1, 2016 MDx Autosomal Recessive Disorders: CF and SMA Farid Chehab
4 Mon April 4, 2016 MDx Triplet Repeat Disorders Farid Chehab
Wed April 6, 2016 No lecture
5 Fri April 8, 2016 MDx Leukemias Farid Chehab
Mon April 11, 2016 TM Transfusion Medicine Teaching Conference Mori Moayeri
6 Wed April 13, 2016 MDx Next Generation Sequencing: Methodologies and Bioinformatics Farid Chehab
7 Fri April 15, 2016 MDx Next Generation Sequencing: Analysis of Selected Cases Farid Chehab
8 Mon April 18, 2016 MDx Exam/Discussion Farid Chehab

*Site Specified Locations: All lecture days

  • At Moffitt-Long: go to L-551A.
  • At China Basin: go to the large conference room (CB2121).
  • At SFGH: go to the Clin Labs conference room.
  • At SFVAMC: if you are presenting, go to L-551A, otherwise go to a site above.
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