LMP1206H: Next generation genomics in clinical medicine

Who can attend

You must be registered in our graduate program to attend this course.

Course description

You will learn about the theory and application of genomic techniques, including new advances.

Course coordinator

Dr. Maria Pasic


lmp.grad@utoronto.ca for administrative queries.

Timings and location

This course is offered every odd year in the Winter term (i.e. 2021, 2023 etc).

Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30 am

Location: HS 614

Evaluation methods

Multiple choice exams and student presentations.





January 10, 2023

Technological advances in nucleic acid sequencing platforms

Dr. Lianna Kyriakopoulou

January 17, 2023

NGS: addressing costs, benefits and harms

Mahadeo Sukhai

January 24, 2023

Next generation genomics for delineation of disease etiology: practical examples

Dr. Jordan Lerner-Ellis

January  31, 2023

Applications of WGS in clinical microbiology and infectious disease

Dr. Ramzi Fattouh

February 7, 2023

The clinical applications of deep RNA-sequencing

Jeff Liu

February 14, 2023

Ethical issues with whole genome and direct to consumer genomic information

Michael Szego

February 21, 2023

Mid-term examinations


February 28, 2023

Circulating tumor DNA

Dr. Eleftherios Diamandis

March 7, 2023

Next generation diagnostics for precision medicine

Dr. Peter Sabatini

March 14, 2023

Next generation genomics for prenatal diagnostics

Dr. Barry Hoffman

March 21, 2023

Student presentations/assignments

Dr. Maria Pasic and other faculty

March 28, 2023

Next generation sequencing implementation in clinical practice

Dr. George Charames

April 4, 2023

Cancer genomes: lessons learned and clinical applications

Ioannis Prassas

April 11, 2023

Final examinations and course evaluations