Jin Yun Chen, MSc

Jin Yun Chen, MSc

Jin Yun Chen, MSc is a genetic counselor in the Division of Genomic Diagnostics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biochemistry - University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA

Graduate Degree

MSc in Genetic Counseling - Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Titles and Academic Titles

Genetic Counselor

Departments and Services




Cross-species array comparative genomic hybridization identifies novel oncogenic events in zebrafish and human embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma. EY Chen, KP Dobrinski, KH. Brown, R Clagg, E Edelman, MS Ignatius, JYH Chen et al. PLos genetics. 2013; 9 (8), e1003727.


Identification of functionally active, low frequency copy number variants at 15q21.3 and 12q21.31 associated with prostate cancer risk. F Demiche, SR. Setlur, S Banerjee, D Chakravarty, JYH Chen, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012; 109(17): 6686-6691.

Extensive genetic diversity and sub-structuring among zebrafish strains revealed through copy number variant analysis. KH Brown, KP Dobrinski, AS Lee, O Gokcumen, RE Mills, X Shi, WWS Chong, JYH Chen et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012; 109 (2), 529-534.

Posters and Presentations


The use of CytoScan HD array for hematological malignancies: Focus on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Brigham & Women’s Hospital, May 2013

Awards and Honors

2013, Recipient of NSGC Cultural Competency Student Research Project Award