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Pediatric Genomic Medicine Our Staff
Pediatric Genomic Medicine Our Staff


Tomi Pastinen, MD

Director, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine

Carol Saunders, PhD, FACMG

Clinical Director, Disease Focus-Novel disease gene discovery

Emily Farrow, PhD, CGC

Laboratory Operations Director, Disease Focus-Bone and mineral diseases

Laurel K. Willig, MD

Medical Director, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine

Neil Miller

Director of Informatics and Software Development


Isabelle Thiffault, PhD

Assistance Clinical Director, Disease Focus–Mitochondrial diseases

Sarah Soden, MD

Developmental and Behavioral Health, Disease Focus- Autism

Erin Guest, MD

Hematology/Oncology, Disease Focus-Cancer genomics

Midhat Farooqi, MD, PhD

Director of Molecular Oncology, Disease Focus-Cancer genomics

Elena Repnikova, PhD, FACMG

Assistant Clinical Director, Cytogenetics & Molecular Genetics

Lee Zellmer, MS, CGC

Senior Genetic Counselor, Analyst

Management Staff

Jack Curran, MHA

Director of Professional Services

Deb Faller, MBA, MT (ASCP)

Operations Manager

Nhu Bui

Office Manager

Informatics Staff

Warren Cheung, MS

Senior Computational Biologist

Greyson Twist, MB, (ASCP), MS

Bioinformatics Manager

Shane Corder

Manager, Advanced Research Computing

Jeff Johnston

Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

Jonathon Saunders, MS

Software Engineer

Courtney Walbe

Network Programmer Analyst

Byunggil Yoo, MS

Software Engineer

Laboratory Staff

Margaret Gibson, MB (ASCP)

Lead NGS Technologist

Melanie Patterson, MB (ASCP)

Lead Clinical Lab Technologist

Kyle Harris, CG (ASCP)

Senior Lab Technologist

Brian Oxner, MT (ASCP)

NGS Technologist

Adam Walter, MB (ASCP), MS

NGS Technologist

Andrea Skipp, MLS (ASCP)

Clinical Lab 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

Satya Vemula, PhD

Laboratory Genomic Analyst

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