Meet our Tumor Cytogenetics Team
Vesna Najfeld, PhD, Director of Tumor Cytogenetics Laboratory since 1980, is an international leader in cancer cytogenetics, specifically for chronic myeloproliferative disorders. She has been recognized for delineating a multistep pathogenesis of CML, involvement of 9p in Polycythemia vera on the application of the FISH for clinical diagnostics and gene mapping.
Angela Scalise, Laboratory Supervisor, NYSDOE and ASCP-certified.
Valentina Mizhiritskaya, QC Manager, NYSDOE and ASCP-certified.
Issa Leonard, Lab Coordinator, NYSDOE and ASCP-certified.
Medical Technologists (all certified by the NYSDOE)
Administrative Assistant: Ethel Sistrunk
Joseph Tripodi, Ms.S., certified by NYSDOE and ASCP