Genetics and Genomics
(formerly Genetic Lab Services)

Laboratory Services

Genetics and Genomics (formerly Genetic Lab Services) is a comprehensive program consisting of 8 laboratories within Alberta Health Services. These laboratories offer highly specialized testing for a significant number of genetic conditions.

Biochemical Genetics Laboratory/Newborn Metabolic Screening
Cytogenetics Laboratory
Molecular Genetics Laboratory
Molecular Genetics Laboratory - Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Information Sheets
Molecular Pathology
Genetic Resource Centre

The Genetic Resource Centre (GRC) is committed to coordinating evidence-based access to out of province genetic testing. Our multi-disciplinary team facilitates requests for funding of genetic testing by providing education, application support, clinical review and coordinating approvals that balance patient care and financial stewardship.

The GRC Funding Request Form should be downloaded, completed electronically and sbmitted by email to grc@albertahealthservices.ca.

If you are a non-AHS clinician and you are unable to submit this form by email, complete the form electronically and submit by fax (403-592-4238).

GRC Policies and Guidelines

Laboratory Test Directory and Collection Information
Clinical and Metabolic Genetics Program
Accreditation Certificates

Edmonton

Calgary

Contact Information