Molecular Oncology/Genetics Laboratory

The MLabs Molecular Oncology/Genetics Laboratory at the University of Michigan is located in a state-of-the-art facility and houses our world class experts and experienced medical technologists dedicated to bringing you the combination of science, accuracy, expertise and service to help you better care for your patients and provide service to your clinicians. 

The MLabs Molecular Oncology/Genetics Laboratory primarily performs testing with clinical applications in oncology.  Clinical applications generally include diagnosis, therapy determination, and prognosis.  Some assays, such as BCR/ABL1 are also useful in disease monitoring.  Most tests fit into neoplasm-specific service lines that are often ordered as a panel, including colorectal cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, melanoma, gastrointestinal stromal tumor, glioma, sarcomas, AML, MPN, and lymphoma.  Single assays are also performed for breast and esophageal cancer (HER2 FISH), bladder and biliary cancer (Urovysion), and bone marrow transplant engraftment analysis.   This Laboratory also performs several germline genetics tests for thrombophilia, CF carrier screening and irinotecan therapy. 

Performing over 20,000 assays annually with an average turn-around-time of 3.5 days, this Laboratory strives to be amongst the leaders and best in this exciting field. As this field is growing rapidly, if there is an assay you wish performed and not listed, please call the MLabs Customer Services Center (800-862-7284) with your inquiry.

 The Molecular Oncology/Genetics Laboratory offers the following assays:

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Myeloproliferative Neoplasm

Lymphoproliferative Disorders

Colorectal and Endometrial Cancer

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

Genitourinary Tumor


Lung Cancer



Thyroid Cancer



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