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Molecular Diagnostics

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

10:00
Opening remarks by Chair:
Dr Lynette Oon Lin Ean
Senior Consultant & Head,
Molecular Lab, Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
SESSION 1: Molecular Haemato-Oncology and Microbiology
10:15
Experience of using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for molecular diagnostics in a Hong Kong Hospital: Opportunities and challenges
Dr Edmond Ma
Director of Clinical & Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology,
Division of Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, Hong Kong
10:45
Use of molecular diagnostics in the management in lung cancer
Dr Lynette Oon Lin Ean
Senior Consultant & Head, 
Molecular Lab, Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
11:15
Coffee Break
SESSION 2: Molecular Microbiology
11:45

Application of NGS on outbreak Investigations and Surveillance of Pathogens

Dr Nurdyana Binte Abdul Rahman
Medical Laboratory Scientist, Department of Microbiology
Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

12:15
Update on Laboratory Diagnosis of Zika Virus
12:45
Lunch Break
SESSION 2:
 
14:15

Molecular and non-molecular rapid diagnostic techniques for identification of ß-lactam resistance

Prof Patrice Nordmann
Professor
University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland

14:45
Commercial and regulatory perspectives

Dr David Bosler
Medical Director, Molecular Pathology, Hematopathology

Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA

15:15  

Multiplex pathogen detection of diarrheal disease: benefits for infection control and  outbreak control

 

Dr Mark Miller
Chief Medical Officer
bioMérieux, Lyon, France

SESSION 3:
15:45
Highest sensitivity point-of-care malaria test using LAMP technology
Dr Slava Elagin
Executive Vice President
Research and Product Development Meridian Bioscience, Inc, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
16:15
Toward eradication of Hepatitis C: The role of virological tools

Dr Anne Beyou Zuliani
Global Scientific Manager, Molecular Diagnostics,
Siemens Healthineers, Paris, France

16:45
Close of conference

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