VCU faculty, students and graduates reunite during the National Society of Genetic Counselors 29th Annual Education Conference. From left to right, top row: Arielle Yorczyk, Lauren Bierema, Claire Anderson, Michelle Alabek (M.S., 2010), Rachel Gannaway, M.S., C.G.C., Jessica Waxler (M.S., 2008), Allison Schreiber (M.S., 2003), John Quillin, Ph.D., MPH; bottom row: Jia Yan, Megan Farley (M.S., 2010), Valerie Kranias (M.S., 2010), Tahnee Causey, M.S., C.G.C., Stephanie Kozachek (M.S., 2008), Callie Langworthy and Mandy Hebert.


Pre-clinic meeting with genetic counseling students and physicians on March 2, 2011


Genetic counseling students night out at Bottoms Up Pizza in Richmond, in September 2010. From left, Claire Anderson, Virginia Anne Hagood, Arielle Yorczyk and Katherine Lang, from right, Chaney Widmer, Lauren Bierema and Callie Langworthy.


Yousef Alhashem, a Ph.D. student in the department, discusses his poster with Ken Peterson, Ph.D., at the 17th Hemoglobin Switching Conference in Oxford, UK, in September 2010. Yousef is from Dr. Lloyd’s laboratory. Pictured in the background is Gordon Ginder, M.D., from VCU, who also attended the conference.


Paul Fisher, professor and chair, with some of the new team members at the Tobacco Company, in Shockoe Slip.


Members of the Lloyd laboratory and collaborators meet for lunch at La Grotta, an Italian restaurant in Shockoe Slip. in August 2010. Pictured clockwise from front left are Aditi Chiplunkar, Anting Hsiung, Suzan Momani, Divya Vinjamur, Joyce Lloyd, Jack Haar, Yousef Alhashem and Mohua Basu, middle, Benjamin Curtis.