Dr Amanda Dixon-McIver BMLSc, MSc, PhD

Laboratory Director

Amanda oversees both IGENZ and DNA Diagnostics. In 2019 she was awarded a Service Excellence Award by the Human Genetics society of Australasia (HGSA) for outstanding service to the  HGSA as well as for the significant contribution that she has made in the field of human genetics. Amanda was elected as the first Chair of the Australasian Society for Diagnostic Genomics (2016-2018) following on from her previous roles as Treasurer of both the Australasian Society of Cytogeneticists and the Association for Clinical Cytogenetics (UK). Amanda is  involved in the training of AUT University undergraduate students and is an invited member of the Editorial Board of the Translational Paediatrics journal. She is also involved in the examination writing for the current Diagnostic Genomics examinations as well as a recently appointed Examiner Content Writer for the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand. Her current focus is on saliva testing for SARS-CoV-2 on the asymptomatic population and working with RakoScience and the business community to utilise this testing as another tool in the tool box for our team of 5 million.


Level 2, Quay Park Centre
68 Beach Road

Phone 09 3073981
Fax 09 3073983