• Dr. Kabir Sachdeva

    Genetic Lab Manager

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    Kabir Sachdeva is the Laboratory Manager at AAFC Middle East. He has done his BSc Hons (2004) and MSc Hons (2006) in Human Genetics from Guru Nanak Dev University In Punjab, his Ph.D is in Human Genetics from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Molecular Genetics Department New Delhi.

    He’s been trained in pre-implantation genetic screening and diagnosis in Igenomix Valencia Spain and worked for two years as biologist in Igenomix India Lab and till date handed more than hundred PGS and PGD cases. He has an over 11 years of experience in molecular genetics and has publication in various peer review journal.

  • Richard C. Discutido

    Medical Laboratory Technologist

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    Richard C. Discutido is a Medical Laboratory Technologist at Al Ain Fertility Center.

    He completed his BS. Medical Technology degree at Centro Escolar University Manila in 2000 and passed his Philippine Licensure exam in September of the same year. He has more than 16 years working experience as Medical Technologist. After he completed his 2 years’ experience in the Philippines, He worked as Medical Technologist in Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for more than 2 years. He also worked in a Drug testing company and Water analysis as Bacteriologist dealing with potable water and environmental water testing like Tributary Rivers in Manila and other provinces.

    In 2007, He passed his American Medical Technologist license. And in 2008, He worked in Al Noor Hospital Khalifa Main branch as Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist in Hematology and Blood Bank. He is also one of the Internal Auditor of ANH from 2009-2013 who helped the Laboratory for their ISO recertification, JCIA accreditation, Sheikh Khalifa Excellence award (SKEA) Gold and Platinum seal award. His last experience was in ADNOC Medical Center. Now he is working in Genetics lab. of AAFC primarily for Sperm FISH, Sperm DNA Fragmentation and aCGH.

  • Merlin Mary Varghese, M.Sc

    Medical Laboratory Technologist

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    Merlin Mary Varghese is the Medical Laboratory Technologist at AAFC Middle East. She has done her M.Sc in Biotechnology (2004) from Bharathiar University, India.

    She worked in genetic laboratories of various IVF hospitals in India and Ajman, UAE. She has five years’ experience in cytogenetics and molecular biology, especially prenatal and postnatal genetic diagnostic techniques.

    She is an active member of ‘Indian Society of Human Genetics’, and ‘Paramedical council of India’.