Professional and Academic Experience

Bekim Sadikovic, PhD, DABMG, FACMG, is a Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Western University, and Head of Molecular Genetics at the London Health Sciences and St Joseph’s Healthcare in Ontario Canada. Dr Sadikovic is a diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics from Baylor College of Medicine and holds American Board of Medical Genetics certifications in Clinical Molecular Genetics and Clinical Cytogenetics. Prior to his appointment at the Western University, Dr. Sadikovic served as the Head of Advanced Molecular Diagnostics at the McMaster University. Dr. Sadikovic’s research interests revolve around application of genomics technologies to clinical diagnostics with particular focus on development of genomic and epigenomic technologies for diagnosis of both germ-line and somatic epi/genetic conditions. His current research specifically focuses on identification of epi/genetic signatures of constitutional genetic and epigenetic syndromes, and development of analytical and bioinformatic approaches for parallel detection of copy number and sequence variations from NGS data. In chis clinical role Dr Sadikovic oversees the provincial reference Molecular Genetics laboratory performing constitutional, prenatal, and somatic genomic testing across wide range of genomic disorders in Ontario, Canada.

Appointments

Associate Professor, Pathology and Lab Medicine, Western University

Head, Molecular Genetics, LHSC

Administrative Support

Sue Taber

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Research Group

Research Interest Area 

Epigenetics
Genomics
Molecular Diagnostics

Research Overview

Childrens’ health, genomics research and technology, bioinformatics, molecular diatnostics, epigenomics  

Publications