Molecular Pathology and Genetics Laboratory

Director of Molecular Pathology Program

Director of Molecular Genetics Laboratory,
Associate Director of Molecular Pathology Program

Scientific Director of Molecular Genetics Laboratory,
Associate Director of
Molecular Pathology Program

Margaret L. Gulley, MD

(919) 843-4595

Karen Weck, MD

(984) 974-1457

Jessica Booker, PhD

(984) 974-1456

Director of Molecular Oncology, Associate Director of Molecular Pathology Program

Director of Molecular Hematopathology, Associate Director of Molecular Pathology

Jason Merker, MD, PhD


Faculty and Attending Pathologists

Leigh Thorne, MD

Assistant Administrative Director


(984) 974-7844
Rachana Kshatriya, MS, M(ASCP)
(984) 974-1458

Clinical Molecular Tests

  • A1AT for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency pdf file
  • BRCA 1/2 mutations for breast cancer predisposition Test information
  • BCR/ABL1 for leukemia diagnosis and monitoring pdf file
  • BCR-ABL1 mutation for drug resistance pdf file
  • BRAF Somatic Mutation Testing - Hematologic Malignancies pdf file
  • CEBPA for leukemia prognosis (see Myeloid mutation panel)
  • CMV for congenital cytomegalovirus infection on dried blood on perinatal card pdf file
  • Connexin 26 (GJB2) and connexin 30(GJB6) for hearing loss pdf file
  • CYP2C19 resistance to clopidogrel(Plavix) pdf file
  • Cystic fibrosis (CFTR) mutation panel pdf file
  • EGFR (see Solid tumor mutation panel)
  • Extract and hold DNA or RNA DNA Test information RNA Test information
  • DNA fingerprinting, for marrow engraftment pdf file
  • Factor V Leiden (F5) for venous thrombosis pdf file
  • Factor II (F2, Prothrombin) for venous thrombosis pdf file
  • FLT3 for and prognosis of acute myeloid leukemia pdf file
  • Fragile X syndrome for intellectual disability pdf file
  • GastroGenus gastric cancer classifier pdf file
  • HFE for hereditary hemochromatosis, pdf file
  • IDH1 & IDH2 for glioma or osteosarcoma pdf file
  • JAK2 1849G>T [V617F] pdf file
  • Kidney Genetics NGS Panel pdf file
  • KIT (see Solid tumor mutation panel or Myeloid mutation panel)
  • KRAS (see Solid tumor mutation panel)
  • MCAD deficiency, medium chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase pdf file
  • MGMT promoter methylation for glioma pdf file
  • Microsatellite instability in cancer tissue pdf file
  • MLH1 promoter hypermethylation pdf file
  • Mitochondrial DNA 1555A>G for aminoglycoside-induced and non-syndromic hearing loss pdf file
  • Myeloid mutation panel pdf file
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasm (MPN) Hotspot panel pdf file
  • NPM1 quantification for leukemia monitoring pdf file
  • NRAS (see Solid tumor mutation panel)
  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Foundation brochure pdf file
  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Clinical History Form pdf file
  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia/Kartagener Syndrome(PCD), pdf file and PCD test information
  • PIK3CA (see Solid tumor mutation panel)
  • Prader Willi or Angelman syndrome pdf file
  • Prosigna® Breast Cancer Prognostic Gene Signature Assay pdf file
  • Solid tumor mutation panel pdf file
  • TERT Mutation pdf file
  • TP53 Somatic Mutation Testing - Hematologic Malignancies pdf file
  • T- & B-cell clonality for lymphoid lesions pdf file
  • UGT1A1 for Irinotecan Toxicity or Gilbert's syndrome pdf file
  • Validating genomic assays for use in clinical trials pdf file

Laboratory Test List Information

  • UNC Molecular Genetics Laboratory Test Menu Test Menu

Laboratory Request Forms

  • Molecular Genetics Test Request: Form
  • Directions for Collecting and Mailing Specimens for Molecular Testing pdf file

Reviewed by christopher parker on December 05, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514