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Variant nomenclature modules - free trial available until 31st December!

These modules provide an online competency assessment for Human Genome Variation Society (HGVS) nomenclature and International System for Human Cytogenomic Nomenclature (ISCN). 


Who can participate? 

Individuals who use HGVS or ISCN to describe genomic variants.    Test your knowledge of HGVS and/or ISCN, including sequencingkaryotyping and FISH and/or molecular cytogenomics (constitutional and acquired).


What is involved?

Participants can participate in the HGVS and/or the ISCN modules.  For each assessment, participants receive 5 cases of variant descriptions, or images, to determine the correct nomenclature.  Participants can choose to complete some or all of the cases.   


Information for participants: 


On completion of each assessment: 

All participants will receive:


How do I enrol in the trial version? 



Available globally

Participant tailored assessment

Complete within 8 weeks

Access your EQA record any time through the GenQA website





Please follow the INSTRUCTIONS





Thanks for sharing this module with me. I have successfully completed this module and it was really helpful in freshening my knowledge. Looking forward to seeing more of these learning materials.

Namid Kamal, PhD, Pre-reg Clinical Scientist

Laboratory for Molecular Haemato-Oncology, King's College Hospital, London

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