Julie Eggington, MS PhD

Dr. Eggington has focused her career on accurate variant classification in clinical genetic diagnostics. She directed clinical genetics programs at Myriad Genetics, Courtagen Life Sciences, and 23andMe prior to co-founding a genetic diagnostics consultancy company in 2016. The need for a disruptive nonprofit organization became clear through this consulting work, and Dr. Eggington co-founded the Center for Genomic Interpretation in 2017. Dr. Eggington serves as CGI’s CEO and is a member of CGI’s Board of Directors. She was a 2019 Sego Award winner for Utah women co-founders and CEOs in the Innovation in Technology category. Dr. Eggington received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her M.S. from the University of Utah, and her B.S. with Honors from Brigham Young University. Dr. Eggington grew up in the Outback of Australia.