Valerie Lindgren, PhD, FACMG

Valerie Lindgren, PhD, FACMG

Associate Professor
Director of Cytogenetics

phone: 312-355-3619

I direct the UIC Cytogenetics Laboratory, which performs routine cytogenetic, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and comparative genomic hybridization/SNP analysis to detect congenital genomic abnormalities as well as cancer abnormalities.  My research interests flow from what’s happening in the clinical lab.

Clinical and Research Interests:

Genotype:Phenotype Correlations for chromosome abnormalities
Detection of Constitutional Chromosome Abnormalities by Microarray
Cancer Cytogenetics

Research Programs:
Innovative Diagnostics


BA (Chemistry) - University of Chicago
PhD (Genetics) - University of Chicago

PostGraduate Training:

Clinical Cytogenetics, Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)
Research in Laboratory of Uta Francke, Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)
Research in laboratory of Peter Howley, National Institutes of Health 

Board Certifications:

Clinical Cytogenetics (American Board of Medical Genetics)

Recent Publications:

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