Skip to main content
a scientist with long curly hair wearing a mask and lab coat prepares samples in the genetics testing laboratory

Genetic Testing Laboratories

Providing genetic testing solutions for over 50 years

The Indiana University School of Medicine Genetic Testing Laboratories are a team of national clinical reference laboratories that offer an extensive menu of high-complexity medical tests in the specialties of cytogenetics, biochemical genetics, pharmacogenomics and molecular genetics.

a nitrogen drying apparatus holds lab tools

Biochemical Genetics

The Biochemical Genetics Laboratory specializes in small molecule analyte tests for the diagnosis and management of patients with inborn errors of metabolism. Tests include mass spectrometry assays for amino acids, acylcarnitines and organic acids.

Learn more
a lab member with straight long blond hair wearing a white lab coat looks into a microscope

Cytogenetics

The Cytogenetics Laboratory has been a national leader in the field of cytogenetics for over 5 decades, providing chromosomal microarray, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and karyotype evaluation of both constitutional and neoplastic disorders across all age groups.

Learn more

Genomics

A wide range of molecular tests are provided by the genetic testing labs, including molecular testing for inherited disorders, oncology, and pharmacogenomics.

Learn more
168 different genetic tests offered
15,700 tests completed in 2020
97.5 percent of tests meeting TAT
a fellowship student at work in the lab wearing a white lab coat, gloves and mask

Fellowship Training

The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics offers training in laboratory genetics and genomics which leads to eligibility for certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG). The training period is 30 months with an option for an additional six months. Qualified applicants must hold a PhD or MD with relevant laboratory experience and are encouraged to apply by October 1 each year.

Learn more

Faculty Spotlight

2831-Vance, Gail

Gail H. Vance, MD

Sutphin Professor of Cancer Genetics

Director, IU Genetic Testing Laboratories

Read Bio

342-Pratt, Victoria

Victoria Pratt, PhD

Professor of Clinical Medical & Molecular Genetics

Director, Molecular and Pharmacogenomics Laboratories

Read Bio