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Gordon Dewald Presentation: For the Love of Chromosomes

From the 2022 Joint Annual Meeting (recorded 6/27/2022)
Presented by Helen Lawce, BS

With a career in cytogenetics spanning five decades, the speaker will provide an overview of the profession and reflect on changes that have occurred in the field of cytogenetics. This presentation is an awarded lecture in honor of Dr. Gordon W. Dewald, who was recognized world-wide as a leader and innovator in the field of cytogenetics.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize the scientific and cultural evolution of laboratory genetics.
  • Identify the changes and challenges encountered by those in the genetics laboratory.
  • Consider possible future paths for genetics laboratories to better interpret and integrate large data sets.

CE ACCREDITATION
ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area of General (General) will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.


LEVEL OF INSTRUCTION
This Advanced-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.