Ambassador Program

In an effort to promote AGT internationally, we are looking for AGT Ambassadors who could carry out these responsibilities:

  • Promoting cytogenetic and molecular genetic profession and AGT in your region
  • Identifying and contacting new cytogenetic, molecular genetic and biochemistry laboratories in your regions for AGT website listings
  • Identifying genetic testing personnel in your region for AGT membership application
  • Distributing AGT annual meeting information in your region
  • Promoting ASCP CG and MB Board of Certificate in your region

As an international member of AGT, you can look forward to:

  • A network of peers who can provide answers to questions or help with a challenge in your laboratory
  • Four issues of The Journal of the Association of Genetic Technologists
  • Free continuing education opportunities through webinars
  • Free continuing education opportunities through “Test Yourself” in each Journal issue
  • Discounts on AGT publications, Journal Clubs and other continuing education materials to help you earn continuing education for recertification
  • Discounts on registration at AGT’s Annu​al Meeting, where you can learn about current developments in the field and network with your peers
  • All the benefits of representation by a highly respected professional organization, which continues to promote the interests of geneticists and genetic technologists through its interactions with numerous national and international health care organizations. AGT currently has representatives to NAACLS, BOC, FGT and CAP/ACMG.
  • AGT’s website, where you can find all of the latest association news, job openings in US and order forms
  • Opportunities to get involved by volunteering for a committee or submitting an abstract or Journal article

Please complete the AGT International Ambassador Application and email it to AGT if you are interested in becoming an AGT International Ambassador. We welcome your comments and suggestions! Contact information for the Board of Directors, Council of Representatives and our Executive Director is available on the website.

We are pleased to announce the following are members of our Ambassador Program:

Southeast Asia

(Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mainland China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore)

Thomas S.K. Wan, PhD, FRCPath, FFSc(RCPA)

Cytogenetic Laboratory in charge & Honorary Professor
Haematology Division, Department of Pathology
University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, HONG KONG.
Visiting Professor, Fujian Medical University, CHINA.
Honorary Professor, Harbin Medical University, CHINA
Tel: (852) 22553172
Email: wantsk@hku.hk

Australia

Philip Hardy, Ph.D.

Cyto Labs
10 Capel Crt
Bentley, Australia 6102
Tel: +61-83-93567222
E-mail: philip@cytolabs.com.au

Latin America / Caribbean

(Mexico)

 

David Palencia Caspedes

Head, The Cytogenetics Department
Department of Cytogenetics, CARPERMOR Laboratory, Mexico City
Alfonzo Herrera No. 75, San Rafael, Cuauhtemoc, CDMX, CP 06470
Tel:  +52-55-5140-7600
E-mail: david.palencia@carpermor.com.mx

European Union

(France)

 

Irfan Shaukat, Ph.D.

Faculty of Medicine – University of Lorraine
9 Avenue de la Forêt de Haye
54505 Vandoeuvre Les Nancy, France 
Tel: 0033761388630
E-mail: irfan-uaf@hotmail.com

Middle East / Africa

 

Moustafa Kamel Hassan Abozeid Ahmed, M.Sc., MLS(ASCPi)CM,MBiCM,CGiCM

Al Borg Medical Laboratories
Al Rajhi Building, Palistine Street
P.O. Box: 52817, Jeddah 21573
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Tel: +966 126 7000 99 Ext: 170
E-mail: mk_mucsat@yahoo.com

Middle East / Africa

 

Mustafa Daghistani

Head of Cytogenetics and Molecular Cytogenetics
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
King Abdulaziz Medical City – Jeddah
P.O. Box: 9515, Jeddah 21423
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Tel: +966 (012) 2266666 Ext. 24453
E-mail: daghistanimf01@ngha.med.sa