The Great Lakes Cytogenomics Conference

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Formerly known as Great Lakes Chromosome Conference

Welcome to the information site for the Great Lakes Cytogenomics Conference (GLCC).

The Great Lakes Cytogenomics Conference is held in May of each year in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Attendees from all over Canada and the USA come to share and discuss their experiences in the field of Clinical Laboratory Genetics and Cytogenomics. This conference is of particular interest to cytogenomicists, trainee fellows, and technologists working in the field.

This site contains information regarding past and future GLCC meetings, as well as links to other valuable sites. We encourage you to explore this site and contact us with ideas and submissions.

The 55th GLCC will take place May 18-19, 2017,  in Toronto. Plan to attend as we are certain the 2017 GLCC will be an informative and exciting event!


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Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
using wcp11 to characterize a cryptic insertion
into the long arm of one chromosome 2.

The purpose of the GLCC meeting is to bring together professionals in the field of clinical laboratory genetics and cytogenomics each year, to discuss problems and solutions in an open and informal forum. Every attendee is encouraged to bring interesting case reports, studies or research projects that provide springboards for discussion and interaction.

Cytoscan image of dup(14)(q25.1q26.3)
Image courtesy of K. Chun

Cytoscan image shows copy number and allele tracks of a 14q duplication.

Oligo array result showing multiple duplications.

Study was performed using a BlueGnome 4x180 oligo array (Agilent), analyzed with BlueFuse software.

Things to do while in Toronto

Second City

Toronto Theatre


The Toronto Zoo

Stage West Dinner Theatre

On Stage Now

The Stratford Festival

The Shaw Festival

Casino Niagara


Toronto Tourism

A barbecue party; Actual size=240 pixels wide

Registration forms for the next GLCC will be emailed to individuals on the mailing list in the early New Year.  If you do not think you are on the mailing list, please forward your contact information to Dr. Kathy Chun email:, subject GLCC