Sandra Peacock

MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor

Sandra Peacock serves as a Genetic Counselor at Baylor Genetics. At BG, Sandra’s primary specialties are complex case management and client communications, focusing on prenatal and exome cases. In addition to her role at BG, Sandra is an Instructor for the Molecular and Human Genetics department at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).

Sandra received her bachelor’s in biology and chemistry from the College of Mt St. Joseph in Cincinnati, OH. Following her bachelor’s, Sandra received her master’s in genetic counseling from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY. She obtained her certification for genetic counseling by the American Board of Medical Genetics and became certified as a founding member of the American Board of Genetic Counseling. In addition, she has served as volunteer member for the National Society of Genetics Counselors on the Public Policy and the Webinar Subcommittees. 

Prior to joining BG, she held clinical prenatal genetic counseling positions with BCM and with a private practice in Austin, TX. Outside of work, Sandra enjoys live theater, hockey, and walking.

Position

Instructor, Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

Genetic Counselor
Baylor Genetics
Houston, TX, United States

Education

MS from Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY, United States

BS from Mount St. Joseph University
Cincinnati, OH, United States

 

Certifications

Certified Genetic Counselor
American Board of Genetic Counseling

Publications
Capture-based high-coverage NGS: a powerful tool to uncover a wide spectrum of mutation types

Wang J, Yu H, Zhang VW, Tian X, Feng YM, Wang G, Gorman E, Wang H, Lutz RE, Schmitt ES, Peacock S, Wong LJ. Capture-based high coverage NGS: a powerful tool to uncover a wide spectrum of mutation typesGenet in Med. 2016 May;18(5):513-21. doi: 10.1038/gim. 2015.121. Epub 2015 Sep 24.  PMID: 26402642

Impact of heterozygote CFTR mutations in COPD patients with chronic bronchitis

Raju SV, Tate JH, Peacock SK, Fang P, Oster RA, Dransfield MT, Rowe SM. Impact of heterozygote CFTR mutations in COPD patients with chronic bronchitis. Respir Res. 2014; 15:18. PMID: 24517344 

Comprehensive 5-year study of cytogenetic aberrations in 668 infertile men

Yatsenko AN, Yatsenko SA, Weedin JW, Lawrence AE, Patel A, Peacock S, Matzuk MM, Lamb DJ, Cheung SW, Lipshultz LI. Comprehensive 5-year study of cytogenetic aberrations in 668 infertile men. J Urol. 2010 Apr; 183(4):1636-42. PMID: 20172548

Complex rearrangements in patients with duplications of MECP2 can occur by fork stalling and template switching

Carvalho CM, Zhang F, Liu P, Patel A, Sahoo T, Bacino CA, Shaw C, Peacock S, Pursley A, Tavyev YJ, Ramocki MB, Nawara M, Obersztyn E, Vianna-Morgante AM, Stankiewicz P, Zoghbi HY, Cheung SW, Lupski JR. Complex rearrangements in patients with duplications of MECP2 can occur by fork stalling and template switching. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Jun 15; 18(12):2188-203. PMID: 19324899

Characterization of de novo microdeletions involving 17q11.2q12 identified through chromosomal comparative genomic hybridization

Brunetti-Pierri N, Grange DK, Ou Z, Peiffer DA, Peacock SK, Cooper ML, Eng PA, Lalani SR, Chinault AC, Gunderson KL, Craigen WJ, Cheung SW. Characterization of de novo microdeletions involving 17q11.2q12 identified through chromosomal comparative genomic hybridization. Clin Genet. 2007 Nov; 72(5):411-9. PMID: 17916097

Sandra Peacock

MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor

Sandra Peacock serves as a Genetic Counselor at Baylor Genetics. At BG, Sandra’s primary specialties are complex case management and client communications, focusing on prenatal and exome cases. In addition to her role at BG, Sandra is an Instructor for the Molecular and Human Genetics department at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).

Sandra received her bachelor’s in biology and chemistry from the College of Mt St. Joseph in Cincinnati, OH. Following her bachelor’s, Sandra received her master’s in genetic counseling from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY. She obtained her certification for genetic counseling by the American Board of Medical Genetics and became certified as a founding member of the American Board of Genetic Counseling. In addition, she has served as volunteer member for the National Society of Genetics Counselors on the Public Policy and the Webinar Subcommittees. 

Prior to joining BG, she held clinical prenatal genetic counseling positions with BCM and with a private practice in Austin, TX. Outside of work, Sandra enjoys live theater, hockey, and walking.

Position

Instructor, Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

Genetic Counselor
Baylor Genetics
Houston, TX, United States

Education

MS from Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY, United States

BS from Mount St. Joseph University
Cincinnati, OH, United States

 

Certifications

Certified Genetic Counselor
American Board of Genetic Counseling

Publications
Capture-based high-coverage NGS: a powerful tool to uncover a wide spectrum of mutation types

Wang J, Yu H, Zhang VW, Tian X, Feng YM, Wang G, Gorman E, Wang H, Lutz RE, Schmitt ES, Peacock S, Wong LJ. Capture-based high coverage NGS: a powerful tool to uncover a wide spectrum of mutation typesGenet in Med. 2016 May;18(5):513-21. doi: 10.1038/gim. 2015.121. Epub 2015 Sep 24.  PMID: 26402642

Impact of heterozygote CFTR mutations in COPD patients with chronic bronchitis

Raju SV, Tate JH, Peacock SK, Fang P, Oster RA, Dransfield MT, Rowe SM. Impact of heterozygote CFTR mutations in COPD patients with chronic bronchitis. Respir Res. 2014; 15:18. PMID: 24517344 

Comprehensive 5-year study of cytogenetic aberrations in 668 infertile men

Yatsenko AN, Yatsenko SA, Weedin JW, Lawrence AE, Patel A, Peacock S, Matzuk MM, Lamb DJ, Cheung SW, Lipshultz LI. Comprehensive 5-year study of cytogenetic aberrations in 668 infertile men. J Urol. 2010 Apr; 183(4):1636-42. PMID: 20172548

Complex rearrangements in patients with duplications of MECP2 can occur by fork stalling and template switching

Carvalho CM, Zhang F, Liu P, Patel A, Sahoo T, Bacino CA, Shaw C, Peacock S, Pursley A, Tavyev YJ, Ramocki MB, Nawara M, Obersztyn E, Vianna-Morgante AM, Stankiewicz P, Zoghbi HY, Cheung SW, Lupski JR. Complex rearrangements in patients with duplications of MECP2 can occur by fork stalling and template switching. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Jun 15; 18(12):2188-203. PMID: 19324899

Characterization of de novo microdeletions involving 17q11.2q12 identified through chromosomal comparative genomic hybridization

Brunetti-Pierri N, Grange DK, Ou Z, Peiffer DA, Peacock SK, Cooper ML, Eng PA, Lalani SR, Chinault AC, Gunderson KL, Craigen WJ, Cheung SW. Characterization of de novo microdeletions involving 17q11.2q12 identified through chromosomal comparative genomic hybridization. Clin Genet. 2007 Nov; 72(5):411-9. PMID: 17916097

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