Problem Solving

Date and time

Wednesday, 30 September 2020
09:00 Europe Summer Time (GMT+02:00)

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The fourth session of the 'IAEA and WPRO Webinar Series to Support the COVID-19 Testing Laboratories in the Asia and the Pacific Region', provides answers to the problems that molecular diagnostician face during testing samples for COVID-19. This webinar will be a troubleshooting engine to solve "real problems of the users", categorized according to the laboratory workflow (sample preparation, RNA extraction, PCR amplification and interpretation)

Topics covered:

  • Response to a collection of technical questions of the users/laboratories


Dr Julian Druce, VIDRL, Melbourne, Australia
Dr Erik Karlsson, Institute Pasteur of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Dr Meng Ling Moi, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Mr Wayne Dimech, Executive Manager, Scientific and Business Relations at NRL, Melbourne, Australia


Enrique Estrada Lobato, Technical Officer, IAEA
Dr Karen Nahapetyan, Technical Officer (Laboratory), WHO Health Emergencies Programme

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