27429-Hodge, Jennelle

Jennelle C. Hodge, PhD

Professor of Clinical Medical & Molecular Genetics

975 W. Walnut Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202


Jennelle C. Hodge, PhD, is Co-Director of the IU Cytogenetics Laboratory, Associate Director of the IU Molecular Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory, and a Professor in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at IU School of Medicine.

Key Publications

Hodge JC, Mitchell E, Pillalamarri V, Toler TL, Bartel F, Kearney HM, Zou YS, Tan W-H, Hanscom C, Kirmani S, Hanson RR, Skinner SA, Rogers C, Everman DB, Boyd E, Mullegama SV, Keelean-Fuller D, Powell CM, Elsea SH, Morton CC, Gusella JF, DuPont B, Chaubey A, Lin AE, Talkowski ME. Disruption of MBD5 contributes to a spectrum of psychopathology and neurodevelopmental abnormalities. Mol Psych. 19(3):368-379, 2014.

Hodge JC, Pearce KE, Wang X, Wiktor AE, Oliveria AM, Greipp, PR. Molecular cytogenetic analysis for TFE3 rearrangement in Xp11.2 renal cell carcinoma and alveolar soft part sarcoma: Validation and extensive clinical experience with 75 cases. Modern Pathol. 27(1):113-127, 2014.

Hodge JC, Pearce KE, Clayton AC, Taran FA, Stewart EA. Uterine cellular leiomyomata with chromosome 1p deletions represent a distinct entity. Am J Obstet Gynecol 210(6):572.e1-e7, 2014.

Hand J, Runke C, Hodge JC. The phenotype spectrum of X-linked ichthyosis identified by chromosomal microarray. J Am Acad Dermatol 72(4):617-627, 2015.

Hodge JC, Bedroske PB, Pearce KE, Sukov WR. Molecular cytogenetic analysis of JAZF1, PHF1 and YWHAE in endometrial stromal tumors: Discovery of genetic complexity by FISH. J Mol Diag 18(4):516-526, 2016.

Redin C, Brand H, Collins RL, Kammin T, Mitchell E, Hodge JC, et al. The Genomic Landscape of Balanced Cytogenetic Abnormalities Associated with Congenital Anomalies. Nat Genet 49(1):36-45, 2017.

Kanagal-Shamanna R, Hodge JC, et al. Assessing copy number alterations and copy neutral loss of heterozygosity across the genome as best practice: an evidence based review of clinical utility from the Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC) working group for myelodysplastic syndrome, myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative and myeloproliferative neoplasms. Cancer Genetics 228-229:197-217, 2018.

Hodge JC, Bosler D, Rubinstein L, Shetty S. Molecular and pathologic characterization of AML with double inv(3)(q21q26.2). Cancer Genetics 230:28-36, 2019.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Clinical Medical & Molecular Genetics
  • Co-Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory
  • Associate Director, Molecular Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Education
    2014 RES California State Department of Health Services
    2013 RES California State Department of Health Services
    2009 RES New York State Department of Health
    2007 RES Brigham and Women's Hospital
    2006 RES Harvard Medical School
    2005 RES Harvard Medical School
    2003 PhD Medical College of Wisconsin
    1999 BS Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Research

    My research interests include development and implementation of innovative technologies for molecular and cytogenomic clinical diagnostics, mining of genomic data for genotype and phenotype correlation, and exploring the genetics of solid tumors.

  • Professional Organizations
    American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)
    American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
    American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
    Association of Molecular Pathologists (AMP)
    Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics - Clinical Cytogenetics and Genomics*
    American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics - Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics*

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