Robert J. Drape, MBA
Tenneille E. Ludwig, Ph.D.
Jessica Martin-Eckerly, M.S., MBA
Karen Dyer Montgomery, Ph.D.
Karen Montgomery is the director of the cytogenetics laboratory at WiCell and a faculty member of the University of Wisconsin Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center. Prior to joining WiCell, she co-directed the UW Cytogenetic Services at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene. She came to Madison in 2005 as an associate professor in the department of pathology at UW–Madison. Montgomery moved to Wisconsin from Santa Fe, N.M., where she was a laboratory director at Genzyme Genetics. Prior to that she was an associate professor and directed the clinical cytogenetics service at the University of New Mexico. She is a graduate of Kent State University, trained in human genetics at the University of Washington, is certified in clinical cytogenetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and is a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. Montgomery’s research interests are in the role of cytogenetic abnormalities in human embryonic stem cells and in the interaction of genetics and environmental contaminants in pediatric leukemia.