Genetics Graduate Program

The Genetics Program at KU offers graduate students an integrated and multidisciplinary training in genetics focused on research. Students have the opportunity to interact with a diverse faculty who use modern molecular and mathematical approaches to address many different questions in modern genetics, including molecular and developmental genetics, evolutionary and ecological genetics, and human genetics.

Genetics Program students earn a Ph.D. from a participating home department:

A B.S. degree in biology with a concentration in genetics is also available.

Contact Info

Genetics Program

Haworth Hall
1200 Sunnyside Drive, Room 2034
Lawrence, KS 66045-7566
Genetics site
Erik Lundquist, Director
John Connolly, Graduate Program Coordinator
Why KU
  • One of 34 public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 2nd in the nation for prestigious faculty Fulbright awards
  • 26 Rhodes scholars
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • One of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs. U.S. News and World Report