In this issue of eFISH, we’re happy to recognize the organizations that support and promote the cytogenomics and molecular community. Our interview with Erica Phillips includes recent news fromAGT (the Association of Genetic Technologists) and FGT (the Foundation for Genetic Technology), including upcoming educational and professional events that should be of interest to our subscribers.
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News from the field: Meet Erica Phillips, CG (ASCP), Clinical Cytogenetics Supervisor, Duke University Health System
In addition to her role as Cytogenetic Supervisor at Duke University Health System, Erica serves as the FGT secretary and FGT Southeast Regional Genetics Meeting (SERG) coordinator. Together, AGT and FGT promote services that enhance recognition of the genetics profession.
Learn more about Erica Phillips and what’s next for AGT and regional FGT activities, including the inaugural Gulf Coast Regional Genetics Meeting in June.
Join us in welcoming Ashley Hart, Field Application Scientist, to the North American Cytocell team.
Ashley has extensive FISH experience in clinical and commercial settings, including work on clinical lab validations and clinical trials methodology.
She also has a long history helping customers optimize FISH processes in order to achieve optimal results in their labs.
Ashley said, “My goal as a Field Application Scientist at Cytocell is to offer exceptional customer support in order to produce high quality results in a timely manner.”
Field Notes: See what customers are saying about Cytocell FISH probes
"In our hands, Cytocell FISH probes, including the ROS1 Proximal and ROS1 Distal probes, have proven to be of the highest quality with bright, easy to interpret signals, thus providing confidence in our results. Cytocell’s customer support is outstanding, as their staff are extremely knowledgeable and truly care about their customers and their customers’ needs." Jennie Thurston, PhD, Director of Cytogenetics at Carolinas Pathology Group
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