Alka Chaubey, PhD

Director – Cytogenetics Laboratory

AlkaChaubeyDr. Chaubey came to the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2008 as a Clinical Cytogenetics Fellow. After completing her fellowship in July 2010, she assumed the position of Assistant Director of the Cytogenetics Laboratory and was promoted to Director in 2013. Dr Chaubey is responsible for overseeing the routine cytogenetics (chromosome analysis) and molecular cytogenetics (fluorescence in situ hybridization and genome-wide DNA microarray) testing performed in the Cytogenetics Laboratory. Dr Chaubey is also currently involved in the interpretation of microarray test results as well as several research projects at GGC. She is double board certified in Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics.

Contact Information

Office (864)388-1053
Fax (864) 941-8133


  • MSc, Botany, Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, India, 1995
  • Ph.D., Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India 2001
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, CCMB, Hyderabad, India, 2002-2003
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, UIC, Chicago, 2004-2006
  • Senior Research Associate, Cytogenetics Laboratory, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, 2006-2008
  • Clinical Cytogenetics Fellow, Greenwood Genetic Center, 2008-2010
  • Assistant Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory, Greenwood Genetic Center, 2010-2013
  • Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory, Greenwood Genetic Center, 2013-present