ZEISS Microscopy

ZEISS in collaboration with Association of Clinical Pathologists of Nepal and MetaSystems - Applications of Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) in Cancer Diagnosis

September 3, 2021 | Friday | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (Nepal Time)


The CME session will address the basic concepts of cytogenetics and FISH in clinical diagnosis. It will enlighten the audience on the requirements to start FISH in a laboratory set-up with emphasis on protocols for different biological specimens like tissue, blood etc. It will also address the various probe types and their signal interpretation in a diagnostic set-up.

  • Basic concepts of cytogenetics
  • Role of FISH in cancer diagnosis and prognosis
  • Different types of FISH probes and their analysis in different cancers


  • Date - September 3, 2021
  • Time - 7 PM Nepal Time
  • Speakers - Dr. Lakshman Kumar - FISH Application Specialist, MetaSystems India

Speaker Profiles

Dr. Lakshman Kumar | FISH Application Specialist, MetaSystems India

  • More than 10 years of experience in clinical genetics
  • Expertise in genetic and molecular genetic analysis of clinical samples
Biographical Sketch
  • Sep-2016 – Present: FISH Application Specialist ,MetaSystems India, Bangalore, India
  • 2015: Laboratory Head, Cytogenetics and molecular genetics, Genetech Laboratory,Hyderabad,India
  • 2011-2015:Assistant professor of Biotechnology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Tamilnadu, India
  • 2009-2010: IISC-DBT Post Doctoral fellow in translational research at Manipal Univerisity, India
  • 2008: PhD, Human Genetics, Bharathiar University, Tamilnadu, India

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