Davena Lira, Cytogenetics Specialist

Davena works remotely from her home in Phoenix, AZ as a Cytogenetics Specialist, analyzing chromosomes from stem cell cultures. She has worked in the field of cytogenetics since 2002, primarily in clinical cancer cytogenetics - including performing both Cytogenetic and FISH analysis on blood and bone marrows samples as well as FISH analysis on FFPE tissues.
Davena holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University as well as an ASCP certification in Cytogenetics.

"I love the flexible working schedule WiCell provides and working with talented and highly experienced coworkers with the same passion for cytogenetics that I have."

In her free time Davena loves spending time with her husband and two children, volunteering at her children's school, and listening to podcasts.