Maya Thangavelu, PhD
Medical Director of Cytogenetics and Technical Director of FISH

Dr. Maya Thangavelu has extensive experience in academic and commercial laboratory settings, working with both constitutional and acquired cancer-related abnormalities. Dr. Thangavelu obtained her PhD in Cytogenetics from Memorial University and her master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from Sarah Lawrence College. Following her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago, she held directorship of the Cytogenetics Laboratory and a faculty position at Northwestern University. Dr. Thangavelu is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Cytogenetics, and is a fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. She holds Cytogenetic Director licenses in California, Florida, and New York. Dr. Thangavelu is an approved CAP Inspector.