Caylor, Raymond

Associate Director, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

Caylor, Raymond

Dr. Caylor joined the Greenwood Genetic Center as Assistant Director of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory in 2018. Before coming to the Greenwood Genetic Center, Dr. Caylor completed his Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics fellowship training at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO. He is a Clinical Molecular Geneticist certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics and is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. He is also a member of the American Society of Human Genetics.

Contact Information

Office: (864) 941-8171
Fax: (864) 941-8141
rcaylor@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S. (Health Science) Valley City State University, Valley City, ND, 2007
  • Ph.D. (Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology) University of Kansas, 2014
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas, 2015
  • Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics Fellow – Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, 2016-2018
  • Assistant Director, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Greenwood Genetic Center, 2018-2022
  • Associate Director, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Greenwood Genetic Center, 2022-present

Selected Publications

  • Tonya Moss, Melanie May, Heather Flanagan-Steet, Raymond Caylor, Yong-Hui Jiang, Marie McDonald, Michael Friez, Allyn McConkie-Rosell, Richard Steet (2021). Severe multisystem pathology, metabolic acidosis, mitochondrial dysfunction, and early death associated with an X-linked AIFM1 variant. Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 7(3):a006081
  • Isabelle Thiffault, Emily Farrow, Lee Zellmer, Courtney Berrios, Neil Miller, Margaret Gibson, Raymond Caylor, Janda Jenkins, Deb Faller, Sarah Soden, Carol Saunders (2019). Clinical Genome Sequencing in an Unbiased Pediatric Cohort. Genet Med. 21(2):303-310
  • Isabelle Thiffault, Maxime Cadieux-Dion, Emily Farrow, Raymond Caylor, Neil Miller, Sarah Soden, Carol Saunders (2018). On the verge of diagnosis: Detection, reporting, and investigation of de novo variants in novel genes by clinical sequencing. Hum Mutat. 39(11):1505-1516.
  • R.C. Caylor, L. Grote, I. Thiffault, E. Farrow, L. Willig, S. Soden, S.M. Amudhavalli, A.J. Nopper, K.A. Horii, E. Fleming, J. Jenkins, H. Welsh, M. Ilyas, K. Engleman, A. Abdelmoity and C. Saunders (2018). Tuberous sclerosis as an atypical or incidental diagnosis in three families. Neurogenetics.19(3):205-213.
  • Caylor, R.C., Jin, Y., & Ackley, B. D. (2013). The Caenorhabditis elegans voltage-gated calcium channel subunits UNC-2 and UNC-36 and the calcium-dependent kinase UNC-43/CaMKII regulate neuromuscular junction morphology. Neural Dev. 8: 10.

 

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