‘A milestone in lab development’: How two women pioneered automation in Color’s lab

March 19, 2020

Sophie Xu, Color’s automation technical lead, watches over the automation process in the lab. Color’s lab is committed to producing reliable and repeatable clinical results. Thousands of samples come through Color’s lab daily, and in order to ensure the samples are tracked, handled and stored in the best possible way, the lab relies heavily... Read More

March 17, 2020

Mistaken for a member of the HR team by a peer. Paid less than a more junior colleague. Continuously asked out on dates by male colleagues. Accusations of promotions simply as a result of diversity quotas. Left out of meetings held at... Read More

February 25, 2020

Stephanie Wallace, MS, LCGC, is Color’s lead cardiovascular genetic counselor, guiding individuals through their test results and toward productive next steps for their unique health journey. Today, Stephanie shares more about her life... Read More

February 13, 2020

When Carmelina Heydrich, MS, LCGC, first considered getting genetic testing, the impetus was a long family history of cancer. “My mom has had breast cancer and so have all the other women in her family. There’s also breast and ovarian... Read More

Life at Color — Meet Tally Portnoi (Software Engineer)

January 30, 2020

Tally Portnoi is a software engineer at Color, where she focuses on improving outcomes for the end users of Color. Today, Tally talks about what keeps her motivated to create tools that make genetic insights accessible and actionable. Tell us about yourself and what got you into... Read More

Life at Color — Meet Lindsey Baab (Software Engineer)

January 28, 2020

Lindsey Baab is a software engineer on the Color team, writing code that powers our leading population genomics platform. Today, Lindsey discusses starting her engineering career at Color, where she has the opportunity to own more projects than the average new graduate engineer.... Read More

Life at Color — Meet Carmen Lai (Data Scientist)

December 10, 2019

Carmen Lai is a Data Scientist on the Color team, building statistical models that help inform product improvements and increase the efficiency of our scientists. Today, Carmen shares her path to Data Science and how her work is helping Color be a leader in implementing... Read More

Color Partners with Teamsters to Increase Access to Healthcare

December 3, 2019

Color’s partnership with the Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund of Philadelphia and Vicinity will break down traditional barriers to precision healthcare. Color and the Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund of Philadelphia and Vicinity today announced a partnership that unlocks... Read More

Life at Color — Meet Michael Doney, MD, MPH, MS (Head of Medical Affairs)

November 21, 2019

Michael Doney, MD, MPH, MS is Color’s Head of Medical Affairs and works to ensure “patients and providers are getting everything they can out of Color.” We sat down to hear about his work at the CDC in outbreak response and how his clinical experience as a physician... Read More

‘A focus on education and empathy’: Genetic Counseling Awareness Day 2019

November 14, 2019

Genetic Counselor Awareness Day is Thursday, November 14, 2019. Genetic Counselor Awareness Day is dedicated to raising awareness and interest about genetic counselors and helping the public understand the important and supportive role genetic counselors play in healthcare. To... Read More