Meet Our Team

Madhuri Hegde, Ph.D., FACMG

VP and Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Hegde is a medical geneticist, a board certified diplomat in clinical molecular genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics, and an ACMG Fellow.  Previously, she was the Executive Director of Emory Genetics Laboratory.  She received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Bombay and a Ph.D. from the University of Auckland. She completed post-doctoral studies at Baylor College of Medicine.

Jason Priar

Head of Global Sales and Marketing

Jason brings more than 12 years of clinical and commercial experience holding genetic sales leadership positions with major laboratories.  Jason is responsible for the commercial execution of the clinical genomics business in the U.S., while supporting commercialization of the global genomics divisions.  He holds a Health Sciences degree from the University of Louisville.

Ephrem Chin, MBA, BTech(Biotech) Hon, MB(ASCP)CM, QLCCM

Director, Global Lab Operations

Ephrem is an experienced genomics professional and held commercial and scientific/technical leadership roles at Baylor College of Medicine, Emory University and Oxford Gene Technology.  He has a Bachelor of Biotechnology with 1st Class Honors from The University of Auckland and a Masters of Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.


Alka Chaubey, Ph.D., FACMG

Head of Cytogenomics and Laboratory Director

Dr. Chaubey is an ABMGG-board certified diplomate in clinical cytogenetics/genomics and clinical molecular genetics/genomics. She is also a fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (FACMG).  Previously, Dr. Chaubey was the Director of the Cytogenomics Laboratory at Greenwood Genetic Center. She received her Doctorate degree (PhD) from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India and completed her post-doctoral studies at Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, India and University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Alice K. Tanner, Ph.D., M.S., CGC, FACMG

Director, Laboratory Testing and Clinical Education

Dr. Alice Tanner is a certified clinical molecular geneticist and certified genetic counselor.  Previously she served as laboratory director of the clinical molecular genetics lab at Emory Genetics Laboratory.  She has a Ph.D. in genetics from Duke University and genetic counseling from University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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