The Department of Medical Genetics provides leadership in clinical and basic research in human genetics, in undergraduate and graduate education, and medical genetic services for southern Alberta. These services are delivered through the Clinical Genetics Unit, the Inherited Metabolic Disease Clinic and the three genetic laboratories in Biochemical Genetics, Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. The integrated clinical and laboratory genetic services and research programs provide an exceptional interactive core platform for excellence in education, research and service in Medical Genetics.