This week, our colleagues at PreventionGenetics will be hosting a webinar about testing for deletions and duplications. Knowing this is a pertinent topic to many of our readers, we’re pleased to share details about their event. It’s a free session featuring Laboratory Director Dr. Diane Allingham-Hawkins. Register here.

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Deletions and Duplications: Why They’re Important and How to Get the Most Accurate Results for Your Patients

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the importance of testing for deletions and duplications in patients with genetic diseases.

  • Discuss different methods of testing for deletions and duplications.

  • Describe the benefits of comprehensive testing for deletions and duplications by comparative genomic hybridization microarray.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Diane Allingham-Hawkins is a Laboratory Director at PreventionGenetics, LLC, in Marshfield, WI. She is dual-certified in molecular genetics and cytogenetics by the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists (CCMG). Dr. Allingham-Hawkins earned her BSc in Honors Genetics from the University of Western Ontario in 1987 and her PhD from McMaster University in 1993. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Molecular Genetics at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada in 1995. Prior to joining PreventionGenetics earlier this year, Dr. Allingham-Hawkins was a private genetics laboratory consultant from 2015 to 2016 and Senior Director of Genetic Test Evaluation and Technical Editing at Hayes, Inc. from 2008 to 2015.

Click here to register.

Tue. April 12, 2016