Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Clinical Laboratory Fellows and Alumni


Laboratory Genetics & Genomics Current Fellows


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Volkan Okur, M.D.

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Hometown: Antalya, Turkey

Medical School: Akdeniz University

Previous Residency: Medical Genetics, Pamukkale University

Hobbies: Tennis, Philosophy, Theater


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Katharina Schulze, Ph.D.

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Hometown: Heidelberg, Germany

College/University: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Graduate school:  Baylor College of Medicine

Hobbies: reading & learning to bake bread


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Liesbeth Vossaert, Ph.D.

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Hometown: Ghent, Belgium

College/University: Ghent University

Graduate School: Ghent University

Hobbies: Hiking, tennis, softball


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Wilson Wu, Ph.D.

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Hometown: Hong Kong 

College/University: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hobbies: Swimming and Hiking


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Xiaonan Elsa Zhao, Ph.D.

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Hometown: Tianjin, China

College/University: Georgia Institute of Technology

Graduate School: Georgia Institute of Technology

Postdoctoral Training: The Rockefeller University

Hobbies: Traveling, trying food from different cultures


Clinical Biochemical Genetics Current Fellow


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Jing Xiao, Ph.D.

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Hometown: Hengyang, China

College/University: Hunan Normal University

Graduate School: Hunan Normal University

Hobbies: Reading




Laboratory Genetics & Genomics Alumni

Ye Coa
Years in Program: 2017-2019
Current Position: The Chinese University of Hong Kong-Baylor College of Medicine Joint Center for Medical Genetics, Hong Kong, China

Rajarshi Ghosh
Years in Program: 2017-2019
Current Position: Clinical Molecular Geneticist, NIH/NIAID

Blake Atwood
Years in Program: 2017-2019
Current Position: Clinical Laboratory Director, Sanford Imagenetics, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Clinical Biochemical Genetics Alumni (Past Ten Years)

Matthew Comeaux
Years in Program: 2011-2013; 2013-2014 (Also completed Clincial Molecular Genetics Fellowship)
Current Position: Assistant Lab Director, Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Marcus Miller
Years in Program: 2012-2014; 2014-2015 (Also completed Clincial Molecular Genetics Fellowship)
Current Position: Director, Indiana Univerity, Biochemical Genetics Laboratory

Wei Zhang
Years in Program: 2011-2013
Current Position: Medical Director at AmCare Genomics Laboratory, China

Donti Taraka
Years in Program: 2014-2016
Current Position: Assistant Director of Biochemical Laboratory, Greenwood Genetics Center, Greenwood, South Carolina

Leroy Hubert, Jr
Years in Program: 2015-2017
Current Position: Research Fellow, Baylor Genetics Laboratory

Ning Liu
Years in Program: 2017-2019
Current Position: Assistant Director, Biochemical Genetics, Baylor Genetics

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Awards and Honors


Our fellows are frequently recognized by local, national and international organizations for their achievements. View a list of awards and honors received by residents and fellows in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics clinical training programs.




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