We are excited to announce an expansion to our endocrinology testing menu! In collaboration with Dr. Samuel Refetoff at the University of Chicago, a long-standing expert on thyroid diseases, we have developed new panel testing options for thyroid diseases including congenital hypothyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, hyperparathyroidism, hypophosphatemic rickets, and hereditary thyroid cancer.
We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our genetic counseling team, Jordan Elliott! Jordan received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Elmhurst College and her Masters of Science degree in medical genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
UCGSL has recently obtained an out-of-state Clinical Laboratory license in Rhode Island! In addition, we hold state Clinical Laboratory permits for Maryland and Pennsylvania, and have applications for additional states pending.
In observance of the holidays, we will be closed on Monday December 26th, and Monday January 2nd. We will be unable to receive or process specimens on those days, FedEx and UPS will also not be in operation.
This month, UCGS launched our new "custom RNA splicing analysis" test, a clinically validated customized assay designed to test the effect of previously identified germline DNA sequence variants on RNA splicing.
The team at UCGS labs has been working over the past year to update our website with a fresh new look and improved functionality!
ICD-10 Implementation has arrived! Our health care system moved to the International Classification for Disease, 10th Revision – ICD-10 on October 1, 2015.
The University of Chicago Genetic Services are pleased to announce we are now offering new testing options for disorders of sex development (DSD)!
The University of Chicago Genetic Services are pleased to announce we are now offering reduced prices and additional testing options for congenital hyperinsulinism!
UCGS Now Offering Reduced 8-10 Week Turnaround Time for Exome Sequencing, And Enhanced Coverage of Medically Relevant Genes
UCGS is pleased to announce that our Exome Sequencing testing options now have a reduced turnaround time of 8-10 weeks.
Our Associate Director Dr. Del Gaudio will be moderating and presenting at a concurrent session at the ACMG Annual Meeting.
We look forward to seeing you this month at the upcoming ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Come visit our booth at Salt Palace Convention Center, March 25-27, Booth 718.
This poster (#556) will be presented at the ACMG Annual Meeting by Miao Sun, molecular fellow, Friday March 27: 10:30am-noon. Stop by and learn more.
MS-MLPA Analysis Reveals a Novel Genetic Mechanism Causing 6q24-Transient Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus
This poster (#343) will be presented at the ACMG Annual Meeting by Dr. Alkorta-Aranburu, molecular fellow, Thursday March 26: 10:30am-noon. Stop by and learn more.
The University of Chicago Genetic Services is a leader in providing clinical genetic testing, and we are pleased to announce we are now offering reduced turnaround times for all our testing options.
We now offer the following turnaround times:
The molecular diagnostic laboratory in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago is focused on the development and implementation of molecular genetic tests for rare orphan genetic disorders. We are seeking a bioinformatics programmer to consult w
The University of Chicago Genetic Services is excited to announce expanded Next-Generation Sequencing panel testing options for a number of rare disorders.
We are now offering additional genes for a number of our panels, including:
Come visit us in the exhibitor hall at the National Society of Genetic Counselors 33rd Annual Education Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana
September 17-19, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Booth 430
We look forward to seeing you!
The University of Chicago Genetic Services is a leader in providing clinical genetic testing, and we are pleased to announce we are expanding our testing menu for neonatal diabetes!