Molecular Genetics lab

Contact the Molecular Genetics lab

Phone: 7825 3244


Postal address: The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead 2145

The Molecular Genetics laboratory is service within the Sydney Genome Diagnostics (SGD) services based at The Children's Hospital at Westmead (CHW).

These services are extended to all states and forms part of both the CHW Division of Laboratory Services and the Western Sydney Genetics Program.

Consent forms

Download this patient consent form for non-rebatable tests:

Patient consent for non-rebatable tests

Senior staff

Head of Department: Associate Professor Bruce Bennetts

BSc (Hons), PhD, FHGSA (Molecular Genetics). FFSc(RCPA)



Deputy Head of Department (2IC): Ms  Elizabeth Farnsworth

BSc(Hons).  FHGSA (Molecular Genetics)



Senior Scientist: Ms Katherine Holman

B.App.Sc, (Biomed. Sci.)

Email: Katherine


Senior Scientist: Dr Gladys Ho

BSc (Hons) MSc DipEd PhD


Senior Scientist: Ms Katrina Fisk

BSc, MPhil (Medicine)



Senior Scientist: Ms Emma Hackett

BSc (Hons) (Human Genetics), Postgraduate Certificate (CMGS)


Last updated Tuesday 19th December 2023