Melanie Peralta - Unique Jobs – Research at its finest: How Histology plays a role in research Virtual Event - 04/03/2021
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Description: Deep dive into University Health Network’s Pathology Research Program.  A lab that provides Histological Services to bring color and meaning to microscope slides that are often published in medical journals, papers and posters.

Date: March 4, 2021

Time: 12 pm to 1 pm (EST)

Course/Activity Information

At the end of this session, you will understand how:

  • MLT’s can work in other labs
  • General histology/med lab is used in research
  • Working in the field of research can broaden med lab skills and help with collaboration with other fields/disciplines of Laboratory Medicine


Speaker: Melanie Peralta

Melanie Peralta graduated in 1997 as a Medical Laboratory Technologist from Red River College, Winnipeg Manitoba.  She moved to Toronto in 1998 and started her Med lab career in Histology. She worked in diagnostic Histology for 3 years, before moving into to researcher. From 2002 to present she maintained a full-time job and briefly taught a Histology lab at the Michener Institute, Bridging Program.  Today, she leads a team of 4 technologists and 1 lab Technician at the Pathology Research Program at the University Health Network.


PEP hours: 1.0

CPS credits: 0

*Note: PEP hours and/or CPS credits will only be awarded upon successful completion of the quiz.

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