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Cytogenics and Biochemical Genetics

Department Investigators

Nancy Wang Genomic evolution in neoplasia
M. Anwar Iqbal Molecular cytogenetics
Robert A. Mooney Biochemical genetics
Ausaf Ahmad Enzyme biochemistry

Interdepartmental Collaborations


Chin-To Fong Pediatric genetic disease

Tulane University

Marilyn Li Microarray-based testing for genetic aberrations

Clinical Highlights

  • Cytogeneticists: M. Anwar Iqbal, Nancy Wang
  • Cytogenetics Laboratory: Traditional G-banding and molecular techniques; FISH probes; a complete range of microarray CGH testing (prenatal, postnatal, cancer)
  • Biochemical Genetics Laboratory (Director: R. Mooney) offers prenatal screening for fetal defects and metabolic testing for inborn errors in metabolism

Other Resources

  • Cancer Cytogenomics Microarray Consortium
    Dr. Anwar Iqbal is the president-elect of this organization. The mission of the cosortium is to promote communication and collaboration among cancer cytogenetics laboratories.