Present Residents/Fellows and Recent Graduates 2016-2017

Present Residents/Fellows and Recent Graduates 2016-2017

Present Residents/Fellows

Medical Biochemical Genetics

Rossana Sanchez, MD
 Medical School: Universidad del Norte, Colombia
 Residency Training: Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL (Pediatrics); Emory University, Atlanta, GA (Medical Genetics and Genomics)

Clinical Molecular Genetics

Babi Ramesh Reddy Nallamilli, PhD
 Graduate School: Mississippi State University
 Post-doctoral: Emory University

Andrea Behlmann, PhD
Graduate School: Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Recent Graduates

Clinical Genetics

Rossana Sanchez, MD
 Current Position: Medical Biochemical Genetics Fellow, 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

Clinical Molecular Genetics

Val Lapin, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Director, Molecular Laboratory - EGL Genetic Diagnostics, Decatur, GA

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, FACMG
 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, FACMG
 Current Position: To Be Announced

Arunkanth Ankala, MSc, PhD
 Current Position: Director of Clinical R&D at Emory Genetics Laboratory; Assistant Professor of Human 
 Genetics at Emory University School of Medicine

C. Alexander Valencia, PhD
 Current Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Assistant Director of the Clinical Molecular  
 Genetics Laboratory, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College
 of Medicine

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, FACMG
 Current Position: Director of Molecular Laboratory at Emory Genetics Laboratory; Assistant Professor of
 Human Genetics at Emory University School of Medicine

Clinical Cytogenetics

Ying Zhang, MD, PhD
Current Position: Clinical Molecular Genetics Laboratory Fellow, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

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, FACMG
 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