Dr. Houldsworth came to CGI in 2007. She has a long standing interest in the biology and genetics of lymphoma and male germ cell tumors, with over 20 years experience in translational research. Dr. Houldsworth has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers, 15 chapters, and continues to consult on academic research projects. She is a reviewer for multiple scientific journals. She is an active member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Dr. Houldsworth was awarded several grants from the National Institutes of Health, Lance Armstrong Foundation and other private foundations. In 2005, Dr. Houldsworth attained her New York State certificate of qualification as a laboratory director for oncology, molecular and cellular tumor markers. Before coming to CGI, Dr. Houldsworth was an Associate Attending Geneticist and an Associate Laboratory Member within the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Dr. R.S.K. Chaganti’s laboratory. As Vice President of the Research and Development,  she leads several ongoing research projects including the establishment of proprietary FISH-based testing and the development of CGH microarrays, such as the Mature B-cell Array (MatBA™), which was licensed by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) in November 2010 and New-York State licensed in March 2011.