Molecular Diagnostics Practicum

Application of Molecular Techniques in the Clinical Laboratory

Practicum Course Schedule 

One course is held every other month. Additional course is possible upon request. Schedule is subject to change from session to session. Dates are not final. 


2024 Practicum Dates

1/8 – 1/19

2/19 – 3/1

3/18 – 3/29

4/15 – 4/26

6/3 – 6/14

7/8 – 7/19

9/9 – 9/20

10/7 – 10/18

11/4 – 11/15

12/9 – 12/20

Contact Information/Special Accommodations:

Guoyan Gao, M.S.
Practicum Coordinator
Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Office: (804) 628-2578
Fax: (804) 827-4738
Email: Guoyan.Gao@vcuhealth.org

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, religion, ethnic origin, or disability.

Practicum Registration & Application

The fee for this two-week Practicum is $2,700.00 (US Funds). Payment may be made with check, credit card, or purchase order. Please register as early as possible so we can guarantee your first choice. The application must be received 21 days prior to the start of the session for which you are registering.

The registration fee, less 10%, will be refunded for cancellations received in writing, postmarked or faxed less than 14 days prior to the beginning of the practicum session.

Enrollment is limited to two participants per session. Please make checks payable to Department of Pathology Virginia Commonwealth University.

Download the Practicum Application (pdf)

Leadership and Contacts

Chair of Molecular Diagnostics Division: Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD

Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD

Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD

Chair, Division of Molecular Diagnostics

Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD

Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD

Chair, Division of Molecular Diagnostics

Pathology

Professor of Pathology; Chair of Molecular Diagnostics Division

Phone: (804) 828-9564

Fax: (804) 825-4738

Email: Andrea.Ferreira-Gonzalez@vcuhealth.org

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Colleen Jackson-Cook, PhD

Colleen Jackson-Cook, PhD

Molecular Cytogenetics

Colleen Jackson-Cook, PhD

Colleen Jackson-Cook, PhD

Molecular Cytogenetics

Pathology

Professor of Pathology;
Director of the Cytogenetic Diagnostics Laboratory

Phone: (804) 628-2992

Fax: (804) 828-4242

Email: Colleen.Jackson-Cook@vcuhealth.org

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Scott Turner, PhD

Scott Turner, PhD

Molecular Diagnostics

Scott Turner, PhD

Scott Turner, PhD

Molecular Diagnostics

Pathology

Assistant Professor of Pathology;
Assistant Director of Molecular Diagnostics

Phone: (804) 828-9564

Fax: (804) 827-4738

Email: Scott.Turner@vcuhealth.org

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Elizabeth Barrie, PhD

Elizabeth Barrie, PhD

Molecular Diagnostics

Elizabeth Barrie, PhD

Elizabeth Barrie, PhD

Molecular Diagnostics

Pathology

Associate Director of Molecular Diagnostics and Cytogenetics;
Assistant Professor

Phone: (804) 628-3662

Email: Elizabeth.Barrie@vcuhealth.org

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