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Pediatric Genomic Medicine Our Staff
Pediatric Genomic Medicine Our Staff


Tomi Pastinen, MD, PhD

Director, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine

Carol Saunders, PhD, FACMG

Clinical Laboratory Director

Emily Farrow, PhD, CGC

Laboratory Operations Director

Isabelle Thiffault, PhD

Director of Translational Genetics

Laurel K. Willig, MD

Medical Director, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine

Neil Miller

Director of Bioinformatics


Elin Grundberg, PhD

Research Faculty

Erin Guest, MD


Midhat Farooqi, MD, PhD

Director of Molecular Oncology

Joseph Alaimo, PhD

Assistant Clinical Director, Molecular Genetics

Elena Repnikova, PhD, FACMG

Assistant Clinical Director, Cytogenetics & Molecular Genetics

Lee Zellmer, MS, CGC

Senior Genetic Counselor

Management Staff

Jack Curran, MHA

Director of Professional Services

Deb Faller, MBA, MT (ASCP)

Operations Manager

Nhu Bui

Office Manager

Informatics Staff 

Scott Casey

Bioinformatics Software Engineer

Warren Cheung, MS, PhD

Senior Computational Biologist

Jeff Johnston

Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

Jonathon Saunders

Bioinformatics Software Engineer

Byunggil Yoo, MS

Bioinformatics Software Engineer

Laboratory Staff

Margaret Gibson, MB (ASCP)

Lead NGS Technologist

Melanie Patterson, MB (ASCP)

Lead Clinical Lab Technologist

Darren Baker, MB (ASCP)

Senior Lab Technologist

Brian Oxner, MT (ASCP)

NGS Technologist

Tara Bendorf

Clinical Lab Technologist

Program Support Staff

Bradley Belden

Clinical Research Coordinator

Courtney Berrios, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor

Maxime Cadieux-Dion, PhD

Laboratory Genomic Analyst

Suzanne Herd

Clinical Research Coordinator

Jennifer Roberts, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor

Tricia Zion, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor 


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