Molecular Genetics Laboratory

The Molecular Genetic Laboratory provides a broad range of diagnostic services for inherited and acquired genetic disorders using a variety of techniques and technologies including: microarray analysis, targeted mutation analysis, MLPA deletion/duplication testing, trinucleotide repeat analysis, methylation analysis, digital PCR, dideoxy sequencing, and next generation sequencing panels. Testing can be performed on purified nucleic acids (DNA or RNA), peripheral blood, bone marrow, buccal swabs, body fluids, and fresh, frozen, or paraffin-embedded tissues. For questions or to set up service, please call 312.227.6130 or e-mail

Medical director: Larry Jennings, MD, PhD
Manager:  Victoria Harris, MBA, MT(ASCP)
Telephone: 312.227.8373