Portrait of Vanessa Horner, PhD, FACMG


CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
415 Henry Mall
Phone:
(608) 890-1112
Fax:
(608) 265-7818
Mailing Address:

465 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706

Vanessa Horner, PhD, FACMG

  • Assistant Professor (CHS)
  • Assistant Director, UW Cytogenetic Services, WSLH

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine



Education
2007 -
2010
Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta GA, Human Genetics
2001 -
2007
PhD, Cornell University, Ithaca NY, Genetics and Development
1996 -
2000
BA, Hartwick College, Oneonta NY, Biology
2012 -
2014
Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta GA, Clinical Molecular Genetics
2010 -
2012
Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta GA, Clinical Cytogenetics

Research Interests

Molecular genetic tumor profiling; genetics of developmental disorders


Clinical Interests
Cytogenetics, Molecular Genetics

Appointments & Positions
2014 -
Present
Assistant Director of UW Cytogenetic Services, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, Madison, WI
2014 -
Present
Assistant Professor (CHS), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UW-Madison, Madison, WI

Certifications & Licensure
2013 -
Present
American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Certification in Clinical Cytogenetics
2015 -
Present
American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics Active Candidate Status in Clinical Molecular Genetics

Awards & Honors
2010
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows
2006
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Dissertation Fellowship

Societies & Memberships
2014 -
Present
American Society of Human Genetics
2014 -
Present
Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics

Selected Publications
Mason-Suares H, Kim W, Grimmett L, et al. "Density matters: comparison of array platforms for detection of copy-number variation and copy-neutral abnormalities." Genet. Med.. 2013;15(9):706-12.
Riggs ER, Church DM, Hanson K, et al. "Towards an evidence-based process for the clinical interpretation of copy number variation." Clin. Genet.. 2012;81(5):403-12.
Kaneuchi T, Sartain CV, Takeo S, et al. "Calcium waves occur as Drosophila oocytes activate." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.. 2015;112(3):791-6.