Ludmila Matyakhina, PhD, FACMG
Director, Cytogenetics Program
Ludmila Matyakhina is board certified in clinical cytogenetics and clinical molecular genetics and has over 25 years of experience in mammalian and human genetics and cytogenetics. She received her Master’s degree in Cytology and Genetics from the Novosibirsk State University and her PhD in Genetics from the Institute of Cytology and Genetics in Akademgorodok (Novosibirsk), Russia. She was a Fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she performed research on the etiopathogenesis of endocrine tumors. After switching her interest to clinical cytogenetics, she worked at the Georgetown University Hospital Cytogenetics Laboratory and Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute. Prior to joining GeneDx at 2011, she worked as the Clinical Cytogenetics Director at PathGroup.