Left to right: Christine Bryke, M.D., Anthony Garber, Ph.D., Jamie Israel, M.S.

Christine Bryke, M.D.

Dr. Bryke is a graduate of Northwestern University. She received her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. She did residency training in pathology and pediatrics at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Syracuse and a medical genetics fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine. She is board certified in pediatrics, clinical genetics and clinical cytogenetics. She was an assistant professor of pediatrics and medical genetics at SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse. Before opening CompGene she worked as a clinical geneticist and clinical cytogeneticist at Great Lakes Genetics in Milwaukee.

Anthony Garber, Ph.D.

Dr. Garber received his undergraduate and masters degrees in cell and molecular biology from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. His doctorate in medical genetics is from the University of Toronto. He did post doctoral fellowships in the department of biochemistry at the University of Toronto and the department of medical biochemistry at the University of Calgary. He was director of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory of the Alberta Hereditary Disease Program. He was assistant professor in the departments of pediatrics and medical biochemistry at the University of Calgary. Before opening CompGene he was director of molecular genetics at Celtek Corporation in Milwaukee.

Jamie Israel, M.S.

Ms. Israel is a graduate of the State College of New York at Oswego. She received her masters degree in genetic counseling from Sarah Lawrence College. She is board certified in genetic counseling. She worked in the Prenatal Diagnosis Program and Genetics Clinic at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Center in Philadelphia. She was the Genetics Clinic Outreach Coordinator at Children’s Hospital National Medical Center and worked at the Genetic Services Center of Gallaudet Research Institute in Washington, D.C.. She is the author of An Introduction to Deafness: A Manual for Genetic Counselors and several other publications regarding genetic counseling for the deaf. Prior to starting the genetic counseling program at CompGene she was a genetic counselor at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Great Lakes Genetics in Milwaukee.