Program and Laboratory Directors
Eden Haverfield, Ph.D., FACMG
Director, Whole Exome Sequencing Program
Eden Haverfield is an ABMG certified Clinical Molecular Geneticist and the director of the Whole Exome Sequencing Program at GeneDx. Eden was previously the Director of the Microarray Sequencing Diagnostics and Quantitative PCR/MLPA groups as well as the Hematology/Immunology program at GeneDx. She has more than 12 years of experience in the field of medical genetics. She received her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Oxford. During her Ph.D. and as a post-doctoral fellow at Oxford, she worked on genetic modifiers of sickle cell disease severity with Professors Ryk Ward and Sir David Weatherall. Eden also spent two years as a post-doctoral fellow in Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics studying genetic variation in drug metabolizing enzyme genes before completing her ABMG accredited clinical molecular genetics training at the University of Chicago. Prior to joining GeneDx in 2010, Eden was the assistant director at the University of Chicago Genetic Services Laboratory.