UAB Department of Genetics

Kaul Human Genetics Building, Suite 230
720 20th Street South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0024
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Chair's Office

Phone: (205) 934-9411
Fax: (205) 934-9488

Patient Appointments

The Adult and Pediatric Genetics Clinics have moved. The Adult Clinic is located on the 1st floor of the Kirklin Clinic. The Pediatric Clinic is located on the 6th floor of Dearth Tower at Children's of Alabama. 

Phone: (205) 934-4983 (To reach the clinic or make an appointment)
Toll-free: 1-866-UAB-4DNA (1-866-822-4362)
Fax: (205) 975-6389

Research Division

Phone: (205) 934-4334
Fax: (205) 975-5689

Undiagnosed Diseases Program

Phone: (205) 996-6583


For website inquiries, communications, and public relations needs, contact Heather Watts, Communications Specialist, UAB Department of Genetics, at or (205) 638-6686.

Committed to genetics and genomics research, education, and clinical care

The Department of Genetics is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of faculty focused on performing basic laboratory and clinical research, providing inpatient and outpatient consultation services and offering state-of-the-art genetic diagnostic testing.

Patient Care

The experienced geneticists at UAB deliver outstanding care for patients and families through integrated clinical and laboratory services.


We seek to expand knowledge and create new applications through laboratory and clinical research.


We provide genetics education and training to students, health professionals, researchers and the public.