Birdie in the Genetics Lab

birdie in the lab

Working in genetics while getting my Ed.D

I am working per diem in cytogenetics…funny to be back in the lab!  Today I spent 8 hours looking at chromosomes that originated from a leukemic patient’s bone marrow.  Different leukemias present themselves with specific rearrangements of genetic material.  Oncologists use my results to determine what type of cancer the patient has, which informs them of the best treatment.

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