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Allen Lamb, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology

Allen Lamb, Ph.D.

Contact Info

Email Address: allen.lamb |at|

Office Phone Number: 801-583-2787 ext 3308

Location: ARUP Laboratories

Division: Clinical Pathology

Also Works in: ARUP  

Supporting Staff:   Connie Walters  



  • Medical Director, Cytogenetics & Genomic Microarray

About Allen Lamb, Ph.D.

Dr. Lamb is a Medical Director, Cytogenetics & Genomic Microarray at ARUP and an Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology in the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.  He received his Ph.D. from Wesleyan University in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.  He completed fellowships in Clinical Cytogenetics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina and in Clinical Molecular Genetics at Harvard Medical School.  He is a Founding Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics.  Research interests include molecular detection and characterization of cytogenetic abnormalities and the development of new technologies and automation in cytogenetics and molecular genetics.

Selected Publications

  • Recurrence, submicroscopic complexity, and potential clinical relevance of copy gains detected by array CGH that are shown to be unbalanced insertions by FISH.Genome Res. 2011 Apr;21(4):535-44. Epub 2011 Mar 7.
  • Paternally inherited microdeletion at 15q11.2 confirms a significant role for the SNORD116 C/D box snoRNA cluster in Prader-Willi syndrome. Eur J Hum Genet. 2010 Nov;18(11):1196-201. Epub 2010 Jun 30.
  • Whole-genome microarray analysis in prenatal specimens identifies clinically significant chromosome alterations without increase in results of unclear significance compared to targeted microarray. Prenat Diagn. 2009 Dec:29(12):1156-66.

Professional Education

  • 1978 - 1982 MS University of Maine - Orono (Microbiology), Orono, ME
  • 1983 - 1988 PhD Wesleyan University (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry), Middletown, CT
  • 1988 - 1990 Fellow University of North Carolina (Clinical Cytogenetics), Chapel Hill, NC
  • 2002 - 2004 Research Fellow Harvard Medical School (Medicine), Boston, MA