W. Edward Highsmith, Jr., Ph.D.

  1. Medical Geneticist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Genotype-phenotype correlations in genetic disease
  • Technology development and translational research in molecular diagnostics

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1990
    FellowUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  2. 1987
    FellowBaylor College of Medicine
  3. 1984
    PhD - Pathology/Clinical Chemistry Dissertation: The Clinical Utility of Serum Bile AnalysisLouisiana State University Medical Center
  4. 1982
    MS - Pathology/Clinical Chemistry Thesis: Microanalysis of Serum Bile Acids by Capillary Gas ChromatographyLouisiana State University Medical Center
  5. 1976
    BS - ChemistryUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Certifications

  1. 1993
    Clinical Molecular GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Professional memberships

  1. 2011 - present
    MemberUnited Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
  2. 2010 - present
    Program DirectorClinical Molecular Genetics Fellowship Program, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  3. 2010 - present
    Medical DirectorMSHS Education Committee, Molecular Genetics Technology Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2008 - 2012
    MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  5. 2004 - 2008
    MemberAssociation of Genetic Technologists
  6. 2004 - 2006
    ChairGenetics Section, Association for Molecular Pathology
  7. 2003 - 2004
    Chair-ElectGenetics Section, Association for Molecular Pathology
  8. 2002
    Elected DelegatePathology Department, Faculty Council, School of Medicine
  9. 2001 - 2003
    Chair - PastMolecular Pathology Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  10. 2000 - 2002
    MemberRadiation Safety Scientific Advisory Committee, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  11. 2000 - 2002
    MemberVeterinary Medicine Scientific Advisory Committee, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  12. 2000 - 2002
    MemberScientific Review Committee, Office of Technology Development, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  13. 2000 - 2001
    ChairMolecular Pathology Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  14. 1999 - 2002
    Alternate DelegatePathology Department, Faculty Council, School of Medicine
  15. 1999 - 2002
    MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  16. 1999 - 2001
    MemberSan Diego Conference Organizing Committee, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  17. 1998 - 1999
    Chair-ElectMolecular Pathology Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  18. 1996 - 1999
    MemberBioWhitaker Molecular Applications, Inc.
  19. 1996 - 1998
    SecretaryMolecular Pathology Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  20. 1994 - 1996
    Nominations ChairMolecular Pathology Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  21. 1994 - present
    MemberAssociation for Molecular Pathology
  22. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Human Genetics
  23. 1989 - 1992
    SecretaryMolecular Pathology Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  24. 1980 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  25. 1976 - present
    MemberMolecular Pathology Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  26. 1974 - present
    MemberAlpha Chi Sigma
  27.  
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, BioWhitaker Molecular Applications, Inc.
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