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, or by clicking the link below.
A webinar from:
Deletions and Duplications: Why They’re Important and How to Get the Most Accurate Results for Your Patients
- 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.