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

Molecular 101 - Michele Smith

Molecular Overview and Applications

Molecular Video Tutorials with Audio

ASC Core Curriculum in Molecular Biology
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

Cytology Education Learning Lab (C.E.L.L)
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

Dako Knowledge Center
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

FISH Article


Circulating Tumor Cells

Cell Search Circulating Tumor Cells Videos

Formal Education

Michigan State University
Molecular Diagnostics Certificate Program

University of North Dakota
LEND Molecular Diagnostics Course


Molecular Biology Exam Content Guideline

Molecular Biology Exam Reading L