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The Evolution of Cytogenetics into Cytogenomics in Prenatal Diagnosis
March 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us for our next instalment of Michener’s 60th Anniversary Lecture Series by Dr. Elena Kolomietz.
Dr. Elena Kolomietz received her medical degree from the State Medical Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia and her PhD in Genetics from the University of Toronto in 2002. She is also a Fellow of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists and American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics.
Dr. Kolomietz joined the staff of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in 2004 and is currently the Co-Head of the Division of Diagnostic Medical Genetics in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Kolomietz received several awards, including Governor-General Fellowship Award, Leukemia Research Fund of Canada in 2001. The major focus of her research is the development and application of genomic technologies to the understanding of the causes of reproductive failure.