Top Row: Dennis Hulseberg, Patricia Lansden, Doug Scroggins, Michelle Hanna, Ryan Rancour, Tim Dunham, Haley Koerselman, Daniel Schuett, Richard Van Rheeden
Bottom Row: Agshin Taghiyev, Travion Hardman, Robin Cox, Kelsey Lipkea, Qining Qian, Sarah Beaudry, Kaira Krommendyk, Jaime Nagy, Ben Darbro

Commitment to providing high quality cytogenetic services

  • Outstanding relationships and interaction with referring clinicians (obstetricians, neonatologists, oncologists, pathologists, etc., as well as with other health care professionals).
  • Provides educational and scientific materials to referring clinicians as needed on unusual cases for the purpose of aiding counseling and education.
  • Participate in Children's Oncology Group (COG) and Cancer of Leukemia Group B (CALGB).
  • Certified as reference laboratory by COG and CALGB.

 Accreditation/Certification/Proficiency Testing

  • Accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988
  • Participate in the CAP Cytogenetics Proficiency Testing (PT) Program
  • Director of the laboratory is board certified in Clinical Pathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology
  • Assistant Directors are board certified in Clinical Molecular Genetics and Clinical Cytogenetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)

Technical Staff Members

  • Technologists are well versed in the field of molecular cytogenetics and experienced in laboratory methodology; technologists are certified as Clinical Laboratory Specialists in Cytogenetics, CG (ASCP)
  • Technologists receive continuing education from attending national and regional meetings, national teleconferences, university seminars and¬†in house conferences.

Benjamin Darbro, MD, PhD

Director, Shivanand R. Patil Cytogenetics and Molecular Laboratory