Dr. Ros Hastings

Dr. Ros Hastings

CURRENT POSITION

  • Scheme Director of GenQA (Genomics External Quality Assessment), formerly CEQAS
  • Divisional Representative for Genetics Division

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • HPC state registered scientist and a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists.
  • More than 30 years’ experience in constitutional (including prenatal), acquired and molecular cytogenetics, both in a research and diagnostic setting.
  • Initially worked on research projects into cancer and immunological disorders at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London; the MRC Cytogenetics Unit, Edinburgh and the Cancer Research Campaign Laboratory, Manchester.
  • Has worked in four diagnostic Cytogenetics Laboratories within the UK.
  • For the last 14 years has been Director of CEQAS, an UKAS accredited (ISO17043) EQA provider, based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford.
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath)
  • Member of British Society for Genomic Medicine
  • Member of European Society of Human Genetics
  • Member of European Cytogenetics Association
  • Member of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ROLES INCLUDE

  • Chair of European Society of Human Genetics Eurogentest Quality Sub-Committee
  • Co-ordinator for European Cytogenetics Association Permanent Working Group on Quality issues and training in Cytogenetics
  • Member of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG)- Eurogentest Committee