Eng. Olivier CHAKIROU, PhD

Doctor in animal husbandry, biotechnology engineer, head of the genetics laboratory – Imogen Institute

Eng. Olivier Chakirou graduated from the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca in 2009. He continued his master studies and doctorate at the same institution. He is currently the head of the Genetics Laboratory at the IMOGEN Institute in Cluj-Napoca.
Main interests:

Clinical and research activities in the fields of molecular biology and cytogenetics: noninvasive prenatal testing, DNA sequencing and fragment analysis (QF-PCR method and NIPT), Real-Time PCR, karyotyping techniques focusing on ARRAY-CGH (microarray) and culturing methods of cells obtained from biological fluids.