Diagnostic Lab Geneticist

Diagnostic laboratory geneticists direct specialized clinical laboratories that perform diagnostic testing for inherited and acquired genetic disorders. Clinical laboratory geneticists are an integral part of the healthcare team and work in diverse laboratory settings such as academic medical centers, reference laboratories and the biotechnology industry.


Clinical Laboratory Geneticists hold American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics certification in clinical biochemical genetics, laboratory genetics and genomics (LGG), or both.