Geisinger Health System
Christa Lese Martin, Ph.D., FACMG, is the Director of the Autism and Developmental Medicine Institute and Senior Investigator at Geisinger Health System. Previously, Dr. Martin was an Associate Professor at Emory University and Senior Lab Director of the Emory Genetics Lab. Her research interests include the identification and characterization of chromosomal imbalances involved in neurodevelopmental disorders and the rapid translation of new technologies for copy-number variation detection into the diagnostic arena for postnatal and prenatal testing.
Erin Rooney Riggs, MS, CGC is a certified genetic counselor at Geisinger Health Systems Autism and Developmental Medicine Institute and the co-coordinator of the International Collaboration for Clinical Genomics (ICCG). Previously, she served as a clinical genetic counselor at Emory University School of Medicine, focusing on general pediatrics and lysosomal storage disorders. Her research interests include the identification and characterization of the genetic causes of neurodevelopmental disorders, the effects of gene dosage, and the clinical utility of genomic testing.