Career Pathways

Opportunities for Cytotechnologists article
Potential Next Steps power point
Potential Next Steps Handout
Facing the Future
 White Paper
   Appendix A: Current Skill Sets Comments
   Appendix B: Implications of Change Comments
   Appendix C: Potential Strategies Discussion Grid
   Appendix D: Significant Theme Comments

Personal Transitions

Click here to learn of Cytologists' personal stories of transition in the workplace.

Educational Resources

Comprehensive Resources

Fundamentals of Molecular Pathology Certificate Program

Molecular 101 - Michele Smith

Molecular Overview and Applications
You will need to log on as an ASC member to access this material, so an ASC membership is required.
"Molecular Stuff" : Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biology of Infections, Molecular Methods, Instrumentation, Regulations & Licensure
Includes FISH, CISH, HPV Testing, IHC, Digital Imaging and Telecytology


Her2 Testing
Ventana Her2 CISH Assay Webinar and Training Materials

After passing the exam, one can print a certificate of completion
Including interpretation guides for Hercep test, Her2 FISH, Her2 CISH (and ER/PR)


Utility of UroVysion in the Detection of Bladder Cancer (article excerpt) - Amy Wendel


Circulating Tumor Cells
Cell Search Circulating Tumor Cells Videos


Formal Education
Michigan State University

Molecular Diagnostics Certificate Program
LEND Molecular Diagnostics Course

Molecular Biology Exam Content Guideline

Molecular Biology Exam Reading List