We have detected you are coming from a location outside of Germany.
Wir haben festgestellt, dass Sie von einem Standort außerhalb Deutschlands auf diese Seite gelangt sind.

Please select your preferred language:
Bitte wählen Sie eine der folgenden Sprachoptionen:

MGZ Team Details

view test catalog
Back to Overview

Melanie Locher, PhD

Head of Assessment, Clinical Laboratory Specialist


Areas of Specialization

  • Constitutional chromosomal abnormalities
  • Chromosomal Microarray Analysis
  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
  • Hereditary cancer syndromes
  • Next-generation sequencing applications 

Education & Experience

  • Post-doc, Specialist for Human Genetics (GFH), Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics, MGZ – Medical Genetics Center, Munich, Germany
  • Post-doc, Specialist for Human Genetics (GFH), HNPCC Working Group, Medical Clinic, Innercity Campus Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
  • Head of Molecular Oncology / Training, Specialist for Human Genetics (GFH), Tumor Cytogenetics and Cytogenetics, Center for Human Genetics and Laboratory Medicine Dr. Klein & Dr. Rost, Munich, Germany
  • PhD, Institute for the History of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
  • Diploma in Biology, University of Ulm, Department of Internal Medicine III, Tumor Cytogenetics


Doctor of Human Biology (Dr. rer. biol. hum.)

Clinical Laboratory Specialist, German Society for Human Genetics (GfH)

Professional Affiliations

German Society for Human Genetics (GfH)

European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG)