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Cecilia Yeung

Cecilia Yeung

Pathologist – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Assistant Professor – University of Washington, Dept. of Pathology

Dr. Cecilia Yeung is an Associate Member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center where she serves as the medical director of the Molecular Oncology Laboratory.

She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, Department of Anatomic Pathology where  she serves as the chair of the Clinical Competency Committee for the Molecular Genetics Pathology Fellowship and the director for the Molecular Pathology Elective.  She is the co-coordinator and speaker of the Molecular Pathology Lecture Series for residents and fellows. She  is a member of the Board of Directors and the chair of the Teaching and Education Committee at the Association for Molecular Pathology.

Her clinical appointment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is where she focuses her pathology diagnostic skills in immunotherapy, transplant, and hematopathology. Her research interest focuses on developing novel molecular diagnostics for hematologic malignancies and improving clinical trials correlative data via implementation of better translational medicine diagnostic assays.

Published Pieces by Cecilia Yeung

In this session, we will briefly review the basics of molecular biology, examine critical factors which affect the quality of nucleic acids in the tissues and cells which are submitted for downstream molecular diagnostics, and briefly introduce some...