Cinthya J. Zepeda-Mendoza, PhD

Cinthya J. Zepeda-Mendoza, PhD

Medical Director, Cytogenetics and Genomic Microarray

Assistant Professor, University of Utah


  • Human genetics
  • Genomics
  • Structural variation in the human genome
  • Genetics of B-cell ALL
  • Genetics of adult diffuse glioma


  • Doctorate Degree—Genetics and Molecular Biology, Watson School of Biological Sciences
  • Fellowship—Human Genetics and Cytogenetics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship—Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, Mayo Clinic


  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • Association for Molecular Pathology


  • Student Travel Award, American Cytogenomics Conference
  • Gonzalo-Rio Arronte Fellowship, Watson School of Biological Sciences

Research Interests

  • Complex chromosome rearrangements associated with congenital diseases
  • Structural variation in hematological malignancies, with a focus on B-cell ALL
  • Molecular signatures of adult diffuse gliomas