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Jennifer Goldstein

Jennifer Goldstein

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jennifer (Jenny) Goldstein is an assistant professor of Genetics at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Originally from Scotland, Jenny started her career in human genetics at the University of Aberdeen where she received her PhD in molecular genetics. She moved to the University of California, Berkeley, to carry out post-doctoral studies in Molecular and Cell Biology, and went on to complete a Master's program in Genetic Counseling at Virginia Commonwealth University. Jenny worked as a pediatric genetic counselor and clinical research coordinator in the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory at Duke University Medical Center. There, she was part of a research team investigating the clinical spectrum and molecular basis of various glycogen storage disorders, and diagnosis and newborn screening for creatine deficiency syndromes. Now at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jenny is a senior biocurator working with the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen), a NIH-funded effort to create a publicly available resource on gene-disease clinical validity and the pathogenicity of genetic variants. Jenny is a member of various ClinGen gene and variant curation expert panels, focusing on inborn errors of metabolism and ocular disorders.