Episode 70: Alexandra Giardina – Biobanking and the Pathologists’ Assistant

Today my guest is Alexandra Giardina, Pathologists’ Assistant student and Biorepository Consultant.

What we discuss with Alexandra:

  • Her research experience in neurosignaling physiology
  • Cancer research and how this introduced her to pathology and biobanking
  • How she discovered the pathologists’ assistant field while working in biobanking
  • Her work with Audobon Bioscience
  • Her thoughts on the role of a pathologists’ assistant in biobanking
  • Her experience as a pathologists’ assistant student
  • How the pandemic affected her program and how the program adapted
  • Why she thinks it is important to diversify your skillset

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

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Tulane University Pathologists’ Assistant Program

Audobon Bioscience

Episode 6: Sarah Garner – Garner’s Guide to Gross Anatomy

Episode 17: Heidi Wagner – Biobanking and Medical Ethics


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