Present Residents/Fellows and Recent Graduates

Present Residents/Fellows

Medical Biochemical Genetics

Emily Davis Black, MD
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Residency Training: Pediatrics, University of Virginia

 

Clinical Genetics

Aixa Gonzalez Garcia, MD
Medical School: Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina
Residency Training: Pediatrics, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami

 

Laboratory Genetics and Genomics

Benjamin Kang, PhD
Graduate School: Johns Hopkins University

 

Recent Graduates

Medical Biochemical Genetics

Abdulrazak Alali, MD
Current Position: Clinical Geneticist, Akron Children's Hospital

 

Rossana Sanchez, MD
Current Position: Clinical Geneticist, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Clinical Genetics

Emily Davis Black, MD: Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Rossana Sanchez, MD
 Current Position: Clinical Geneticist, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Alicia Diaz-Kuan, MD
 Current Position: Clinical Geneticist, Instituto de Medicina Genetica, Lima, Peru

M. Ali Pervaiz, MD
 Current Position: Medical Geneticist and Hospitalist at Wellstar Health System in Douglasville, GA; 
 Hiram, GA; Marietta, GA; and Austell, GA

Brocha Tarshish, MD
 Current Position: Clinical Geneticist at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Mailman
 Center for Child Development, Miami, FL

 

Laboratory Genetics and Genomics

Andrea Behlman, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Laboratory Director, EGL Genetics, Tucker, GA

 

Clinical Molecular Genetics

Babi Ramesh Reddy Nallamilli, PhD
Current Position: Laboratory Director, Perkin Elmer Genomics

Val Lapin, PhD
Current Position: Clinical Scientist, LifeLabs Genetics

Hamoud Al-Khallaf, MD
Current Position: Research Associate at University of Nebraska Medical Center

Eli S. Williams, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Pathology; Associate Director of Genomics and Cytogenomics at 
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Vanessa Horner, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Professor; Assistant Director of Cytogenetic Services in Dept. of Pathology 
and Laboratory Medicine at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Melanie Jones, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Director of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory at Myriad Genetics, Salt Lake City, UT

Alice Tanner, PhD, MS, CGC
Current Position: Director of Laboratory Testing and Clinical Education, Perkin Elmer Genomics

Arunkanth Ankala, MSc, PhD
Current Position: Genomics Laboratory Director, EGL Genetics; Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine

C. Alexander Valencia, PhD
Current Position: Scientific Laboratory Director, Perkin Elmer Genomics

Victor Wei Zhang, MD, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Professor & Assistant Director, Mitochondrial Diagnostic Laboratory,  
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Syed Hussain Askree, MBBS, PhD
Current Position: Vice President of Operations, Genomics, EGL Genetics

 

Clinical Cytogenetics

Ying Zhang, MD, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Director in Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics, Sema4 Genomics

Heather Maria Mason-Suares, PhD
 Current Position: Associate Laboratory Director at the Laboratory for Molecular Medicine at Partners
 HealthCare Personalized Medicine, Boston MA; Assistant Director to the Molecular Genetics ABMGG
 Fellowship, part of the Harvard Medical School Genetics Training Program.

Vanessa Horner, PhD
 Current Position: Assistant Professor; Assistant Director of Cytogenetic Services in Dept. of Pathology 
 and Laboratory Medicine at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Eli S. Williams, PhD
 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Pathology; Associate Director of Genomics and Cytogenomics at 
 University of Virginia School of Medicine

Melanie Jones, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Director of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory at
Myriad Genetics, Salt Lake City, UT

 

Clinical Biochemical Genetics

Libin Yuan MD, PhD
Current Position: Genomics Associate Technical Director, LabCorp, Durham, NC

Hamoud Al-Khallaf, MD
Current Position: Research Associate at University of Nebraska Medical Center