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Molecular Diagnostics in the Spotlight

21 Oct 2022

The Diagnostic Lecture series is an annual continuing professional development (CPD) programme organised by the IMU’s Division of Applied Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology (ABSB). This year, ABSB has again successfully organised the Diagnostic Lecture Series 2022: Molecular Diagnostics on 22 and 23 August 2022 via the Zoom platform. The event hosted 88 participants from both industry and academia, including IMU students, academicians, clinical laboratory personnel and executives from medical diagnostic and life science companies. The CPD programme aimed to support lifelong learning and career development in diagnostic laboratory science, as well as to enhance essential knowledge and skills in the field of molecular diagnostics among participants.


As recent developments in molecular diagnostics profoundly impact healthcare delivery, the CPD was designed as a timely platform to introduce new insights and cutting-edge expertise through an exploration of clinical applications and advanced technologies in molecular diagnostics. Expert speakers from academia and industry shared their knowledge via interactive sessions in the webinar. The following is the list of speakers and their topics:

Prof Dr Leong Chee Onn CEO, AGTC Genomics Molecular medicine and molecular diagnostics
Kee Su Keyau Singapore General Hospital Prenatal screening
Dr Lim Wei Meng Monash University Malaysia Molecular targeted therapy
Prof Dr Anthony Rhodes Fellow, IBMS Molecular oncology/Molecular pathology
Dr Amalraj Fabian Davamani IMU Molecular microbiology
Prof Dr Pathmanathan Rajadurai Subang Jaya Medical Centre Diagnostic and clinical aspects of molecular medicine
Prof Dr Hoh Boon Peng IMU qPCR
Dr Rose Ismet NeoScience Sdn Bhd NGS: MGI sequencing (RCA & DNA nanoballs)
Prof Dr Iekhsan Othman Monash University Malaysia Proteomics
Nadiah Bt Mohd Nawawi Biomed Global, Malaysia Capillary electrophoresis

Feedback from participants were very positive

“Conducted extremely well”

“Very nice workshop! I like this theme so much and I gained a lot of knowledge in this area. Thank you!”

“Great experience”

“Very clear and informative workshop, from basic to advance[d] in molecular diagnostics”

“Prestigious speakers and quality content”

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