Robin McKnight, Cytogenetics Specialist

Robin is a Cytogenetics Specialist at WiCell who works remotely from New Mexico performing cytogenetic analysis of stem cell cultures.  Having worked in cytogenetics since 1994 she mainly worked in clinical cytogenetics.  She has experience in analyzing and reviewing amniotic fluid, blood, cancer, and CVS/POC samples, and also FISH.  She has worked in all aspects of the lab doing tissue culture, harvesting, and analysis of all of these different sample types.  Previously Robin worked with Genzyme Genetics and LabCorp.  She also worked 2 years at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  She holds her BA in Biology from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and her ASCP certification in cytogenetics.  If her free time Robin enjoys hiking, camping, and fly fishing.