Shadowing Opportunities

If you are interested in shadowing one of our genetics professionals, find the area that interests you below, and e-mail the designated contact. He or she will be happy to talk to you about a date that you could come shadow and learn more about a potential career interest you may have.

  • If you are interested in shadowing a genetic counselor, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  • If you are interested in shadowing a physician/geneticist, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  • If you are interested in shadowing a researcher who performs basic research in genetics and genomics, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  • If you are interested in shadowing a researcher who works in a clinical laboratory, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Suggestions for your e-mail: If you desire to observe in one of the above areas in genetics at UAB, please include the following information in your email:

  • Name
  • Your current status: student, working in another field, interested in grad school, etc.
  • Your goal: Observe for a day, talk to someone in the field, etc.
  • If you would like to observe, include some dates that would suit you.
  • Your contact information