Texas A&M University Institute of Advanced Studies

Arthur L. Beaudet

Arthur L. Beaudet

Henry and Emma Meyer Chair and Professor
Molecular and Human Genetics and Pediatrics
Program in Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Sciences
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital



Genetic Aspects of Human Reproduction in the 21st Century

New developments have radically altered the options for use of genetic information in the course of reproduction. It is feasible to perform exome or genome sequencing on parents prior to conception to identify risks of inherited disabilities, and soon it will be feasible to perform sequencing of the fetal genome during the first trimester to detect de novo mutations.