Gregory Tsongalis, Ph.D., H.C.L.D., C.C.
Professor of Pathobiology; Director, Molecular Pathology;
Co-Director, Translational Research Program;
Co-Director, Pharmacogenomics Program;
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and The Audrey
and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
The Digital Human: How Genomics is Impacting You
Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 7:00 pm, Student Union Theatre
Dr. Tsongalis completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in Zoology and Chemistry. After receiving his BS degree, he attended Quinnipiac College where he received a Masters of Health Science as a PA in Pathology. He received his Ph.D. in Pathology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completed his postdoctoral training in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
After completing his training, Dr. Tsongalis became the first Director of Molecular Pathology at Hartford Hospital. During his tenure there, he became an adjunct faculty member in the School of Allied Health at the University of Connecticut and taught lectures and labs in the Diagnostic Genetic Sciences program.
Dr. Tsongalis’s area of expertise is in clinical molecular diagnostic applications for genetic, hematologic, infectious, and neoplastic diseases. His research interests are in the pathogenesis of solid tumors, disease association of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) genotyping, and personalized medicine.
Dr. Tsongalis has been the recipient of numerous investigator/scientist awards. He is a past president of the Association of Molecular Pathology. He is on the editorial board of Clinical Chemistry, the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the Journal of Clinical Virology, Experimental and Molecular Pathology, and several others. He also serves on numerous corporate scientific advisory boards.