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Marina Dutra-Clarke is a genetic counselor board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and licensed in California. She received her Master’s degree in genetic counseling at the University of California, Irvine and received her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Before attending graduate school, she worked in the Breunig Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai where she investigated the molecular mechanisms of neural development and brain tumorigenesis as well as the development of novel glioma models in mice. Her role at UCLA has a focus on 22q11.2 deletion syndrome and general pediatrics.