MD Anderson's reputation attracts experts in all fields to the institution; therefore, our faculty members possess an unparalleled level of knowledge and technical expertise.

We are proud of our faculty team, which includes world-renowned pioneers in molecular genetics who, along with other faculty members, actively participate in the rapidly progressing field of molecular cytogenetics. Watch a video snapshot Molecular Genetic Technology students learning from an expert in DNA analysis.

The large number of faculty members enables you to receive instruction that is primarily structured on a one-to-one basis. As faculty members know their students well they are able to provide guidance based upon their understanding of each student's unique needs.


The Program in Molecular Genetic Technology is administered by:

Program Director

Peter Hu, M.S., Ph.D., MLS(ASCP)cmCGcm,MBcm
Toll-free: 1-800-551-9503
Local: 713-563-3095
Fax: 713-745-3337

Medical Advisor

Raja Luthra, Ph.D.

Education Coordinator

Irene Newsham, Ph.D., MB(ASCP)CM

Senior Health Professions Educators

Vibuhti Srivastava, Ph.D., MB(ASCP)CM

Mary Coolbaugh-Murphy, Ph.D., MB(ASCP)CM

Roster of Faculty

A current roster of Molecular Genetic Technology faculty is published on the faculty web page.