Our Team

Michael Bashford, MD

Michael Bashford, MD

Medical Director
UPMC Clinical Genetics & Genomics Laboratories

Devereux Saller, MS, MD

Devereux Saller, MS, MD

Medical Director
UPMC Pregnancy Screening Laboratory

Svetlana A. Yatsenko, MD

Svetlana A. Yatsenko, MD

Director
UPMC Cytogenetics Laboratory

Jie Hu, MD, PhD

Jie Hu, MD, PhD

Associate Director
UPMC Cytogenetics Laboratory

Daniel Bellissimo, PhD

Daniel Bellissimo, PhD

Director
UPMC Clinical Genomics Laboratory

Alexander A. Yatsenko, MD, PhD

Alexander A. Yatsenko, MD, PhD

Director
UPMC Clinical Genomics Laboratory

Melanie Babcock, PhD

Melanie Babcock, PhD

Assistant Director
UPMC Cytogenetics Laboratory

Ed Smith, MS, MBA

Ed Smith, MS, MBA

Director
UPMC Laboratory Service Center
Genetics/Genomics

Denise Pollett, PhD

Denise Pollett, PhD

Operations Manager
UPMC Clinical Genetics & Genomics Laboratories

Sally Kochmar, MS, CG (ASCP) CM

Sally Kochmar, MS, CG (ASCP)CM

Manager
Quality, Education, & Training
UPMC Clinical Genetics & Genomics Laboratories

Marianne McGuire, MS, CGC

Marianne McGuire, MS, CGC

Laboratory Genetic Counselor
UPMC Clinical Genomics Laboratory


Maureen May, MS, CGC

Maureen May, MS, CGC

Laboratory Genetic Counselor
UPMC Clinical Genomics Laboratory


Rachel Lasher, MS, CGC

Rachel Lasher, MS, CGC

Laboratory Genetic Counselor
UPMC Cytogenetics Laboratory

Mary Ann West, CG(ASCP) CM

Mary Ann West, CG(ASCP) CM

Supervisor, Oncology Section
UPMC Cytogenetics Laboratory

Susie Mann, MS, CG(ASCP) CM

Susie Mann, MS, CG(ASCP) CM

Supervisor, Non-Oncology Section
UPMC Cytogenetics Laboratory

Luanne Fraer, MS, CGC

Luanne Fraer, MS, CGC

Supervisor
UPMC Pregnancy Screening Laboratory