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Janey Youngblom

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PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Science 

BIO

I attended undergraduate studies at Rutgers University with a major in Biology. I continued my education at the same university and received my M.S. in Genetic Counseling and briefly worked as a genetic counselor for the state of North Carolina. I returned to Graduate school to get my Ph.D. in Genetics and Cell Biology from the University of Minnesota. This was followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at University of California San Francisco. Upon completing my fellowship, I took a position at California State University and have now been here for 18 years. Currently, I am serving as the Associate Director of the M.S. in Genetic Counseling Program that will begin in fall 2008. 

EXPERTISE

Human genetics, molecular cytogenetics, human genetic diseases 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Fisch, G., Battaglia, A., Youngblom, J., Simensen, R. Cognitive-Behavioral Features of Children with Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome: Preliminary Report of 12 Cases. (2008) The American Journal of Medical Genetics 148C(4): 252-256.

Fisch, GS., Carey J,, Youngblom J, Simensen R, and Battaglia A. Cognitive-behavioural and autistic features of children with subtelomeric deletions. (2008) Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 52(10):813