Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Cytogenetics Laboratory


Location: Ziskind 5

Summary of Services Provided:

The Cytogenetics Laboratory provides karyotype (chromosome) analysis of peripheral blood, bone marrow aspirate, amniotic fluid, skin, and tumors.  Additional testing services include fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) analysis for constitutional changes and for cancer, as well as tissue culture and cell storage.

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday morning coverage is provided as needed

Laboratory Contact Information: 617-636-5841

Medical Director and Contact Information:

Janet Cowan, PhD
Phone:  617-636-5834 

Supervisor and Contact Information:

Karen Krajewski
Phone: 617-636-5841