Human and Molecular Genetics Center (HMGC)

Leading Personalized Healthcare

The Human and Molecular Genetics Center (HMGC) at the Medical College of Wisconsin was established in 1999 to provide the infrastructure for researchers and clinicians to use genomic sequence to improve health care. The center uses state-of-the-art whole genome sequencing technologies to investigate how gene variants impact gene expression, define genetic variants associated with both rare and common disease, embryonic development, and the effects of environmental factors and drugs upon gene expression and disease. Read more...

Human and Molecular Genetics Center Director Position

A national search for the position of Director of the Human and Molecular Genetics Center is underway. Please see the full position description and application details (PDF).

Genetic Diagnostic Laboratory

Launched in 2012, the Genetic Diagnostic Laboratory (Developmental and Neurogenetics Laboratory–Sequencing) became one of the first clinical laboratories in the world to offer Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) as a diagnostic test. Presently, we are one of the few CLIA-certified laboratories in the United States to offer WGS testing. Read more...

Research Sequencing Laboratory

The HMGC Sequencing Core was established in 2008 with the purpose of using the latest sequencing technology to pave the way for discovery for investigators on campus, across the country, and around the world. Read more...

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Human and Molecular Genetics Center (HMGC)
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226 | (414) 955-4887 | Fax: (414) 456-6516

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