NSGC 2016


In the past decade we have seen tremendous growth in genetic counseling roles across different fields of medicine. The National Society of Genetic Counselors is highlighting this growth with this year’s theme: “A Landmark in Genomics: Our Value in Healthcare”.

We are thrilled to be exhibiting at NSGC’s Annual Education Conference with posters touching on various subjects including genetic testing, and genetic counseling practice. Here is a look at what you can see from Recombine:

Thursday, September 29th:

The Utility of Non-Traditional Rotations in Genetic Counselor Training. Alexandria Markase, MS, LCGC; Sarah Yarnall, MS, CGC; Ushta Canteenwalla, MS, CGC POSTER B-362

Bias in Genetic Counseling: Where does it really live? Ushta Canteenwalla, MS, LCGC; Stephany Foster, BA; Sarah Yarnall, MS, CGC; Amber Gamma, MS, CGC; Nicholas Paolino, MS, LCGC; Shannon Wieloch, MS, LCGC; Inger Britt Carlsson, PhD POSTER B-233

Cystic Fibrosis Screening in the Asian Population: What Standard Panels Miss. Casey Marks, BS 1 ; Sally Rodriguez, ScM, CGC 1 ; Neha Kumar, ScM 1 ; Roman Shraga, BA 1 , Karine Chung, MD 2 , Kristin Bendikson, MD 2  1. Recombine, NY, NY; 2. USC Fertility, Los Angeles, CA POSTER B-302

Friday, September 30th:

Are Visual Aids Helpful in Genetic Telecounseling?: A Case-Control Study. Jenna Miller, MS, LCGC; Shannon Wieloch, MS, LCGC; Stephanie Sehnert, BA; Sarah Yarnall, MS, CGC POSTER C-27

Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening: Everyone Wants It, Who’s Actually Getting It? Nicholas Paolino, MS, LCGC, Sally Rodriguez, ScM, LCGC, Sarah Yarnall, MS, CGC POSTER C-234

“Ashkenazi Jewish” Conditions Found in Non-Jewish Individuals. Sarah Yarnall, MS, CGC; Sally Rodriguez, ScM, CGC; Neha Kumar, ScM; Roman Shraga, AB; Avner Hershlag, MD POSTER C-249

If you are planning to attend the conference, we look forward to meeting you! Find us at Booth 308 and join us for Chilling With My Chromies: Trivia Night!

Reprogenetics, Recombine, and Genesis Genetics invite you to join them for genetics trivia, prizes, snacks, and brews – all complimentary – at The Pike Brewing Company in Seattle, Friday, September 30th at 7:30PM. Please RSVP here.


About Author

Stephany Foster

Stephany Foster is the Associate Scientific Writer at Recombine, a genetic testing company based in New York City. She writes on topics spanning fertility, reproductive medicine, and recent advances in genomics. Stephany also writes about recently published research that Recombine presents at conferences and meetings around the globe. Before joining Recombine, Stephany interned at the George Church Lab at Harvard Medical School. She graduated from Brown University with an A.B. in Biology in 2014.