Dr Kypri is currently the Head of laboratory operations of NIPD Genetics, overseeing all laboratory activities related to the provision of services. She has received numerous fellowships and has a broad research background including more than 10 years in molecular and cell biology techniques. She has published several peer-reviewed articles and her research has been presented at various national and international scientific conferences. Dr. Elena Kypri received her Bsc in Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of Arizona and her PhD degree in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology from the University of Texas at Austin. She is also board certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She underwent specialization and post-doctoral training from the Department of Biological Sciences at University of Cyprus and the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in Crete.