Molecular Diagnostics & Genetics

27 March 2019

Suntec Singapore

Key topics:

  • Strategies for the prevention of genetic diseases
  • Next-Generation Sequencing in oncology
  • Whole Genome Sequencing – challenges
  • Understanding genetics in the laboratory

Benefits of attending:

  • Discuss test validation and verification in the molecular laboratory
  • Review molecular and non-molecular rapid diagnostic techniques and their applications for molecular diagnostics
  • Identify tests and equipment that are user-friendly, automated, and offer increased monitoring systems

Benefits of attending:

  • Discuss test validation and verification in the molecular laboratory
  • Review molecular and non-molecular rapid diagnostic techniques and their applications for molecular diagnostics
  • Identify tests and equipment that are user-friendly, automated, and offer increased monitoring systems

Conference Chair:

Dr Masafumi Inoue, Group Leader, Molecular Diagnostics, Experimental Therapeutics Centre, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore


Speaker Faculty:

Dr Catherine Lynn Silao, Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, UP-PGH; National Institutes of Health, Manila, Philippines

Prof Hue Lan, Professor, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam

Dr Marvin Lee, Professor, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Dr Mohammed Naveed, Consultant Geneticist, Department of Paediatrics, Fujairah Hospital, Ministry of Health and Prevention, Fujairah, UAE

Dr Seiya Yamayoshi, Virologist, Dr Kawaoka’s Lab, The Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Dr Sumita Danda, Head, Department of Medical Genetics, Christian Medical College & Hospital Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

A/Prof Zhong Xiao, Professor, Pathology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong