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James Tepperberg

James H. Tepperberg, PhD

Director of Cytogenetics and Discipline Director for FISH, LabCorp

Dr Tepperberg holds board certification in cytogenetics from the American Board of Medical Genetics and in cytogenetics and oncology molecular detection from the New York State Department of Health. He earned a PhD in genetics and developmental biology from West Virginia University with thesis research at Duke University. He received his postdoctoral training in cytogenetics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr Tepperberg’s responsibilities at LabCorp include chromosome/ FISH diagnosis and interpretation of prenatal, postnatal, and oncology samples; development and expansion of FISH and single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) microarray techniques and analysis; and literature review for related cytogenetic cases.

Dr Tepperberg is a fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and a member of the American Society of Human Genetics. He has authored a number or articles and abstracts that have appeared in peer-reviewed publications.

Teams: Discipline Director
Specialties: Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization