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Association of Biomedical Laboratory Professionals (Singapore)

Training in Microbiology for Medical Technologists and Laboratory Scientists for the Future

  • 7 Feb 2020
  • 10:15 - 13:15
  • Swissotel The Stamford, Raffles City Convention Centre
  • 11


In view of the novel coronavirus situation in Singapore, we regret to inform that this event is now cancelled.

Thank you for your support.

Training in Microbiology for Medical Technologists and Laboratory Scientists for the Future

What's this event?

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, and encompasses numerous sub-disciplines including virology, parasitology, mycology and bacteriology where these disciplines are the primary focus of medical technologist and biomedical laboratory professionals working in medical diagnostic and research laboratories in Singapore. 

This is a members only event. The Training in Microbiology for Medical Technologists and Laboratory Scientists for the Future is organised by Biomed Global with guest speaker Dr Patrick Murray. ABMLPS is proud to support this workshop with Biomed Global. 

Dr Patrick Murray, PhD is the Worldwide Sr. Director of Scientific Affairs at BD Diagnostic Systems in Sparks, Maryland. He has an esteemed career in academics and clinical practice and has served as chief of the Clinical Microbiology Service in the NIH Clinical Center Department of Laboratory Medicine, where he oversee the clinical research programs in Microbiology as well as postdoctoral training of PhD and MD microbiology and Infectious disease fellows. Dr. Murray is an author of the textbook: Medical Microbiology, 8th edition. 

Dr. Murray received the NIH Clinical Center Director's Award for Clinical Research, as well as the ASM Founders Distinguished Service Award. He has also served as a Professor and Head of Clinical Microbiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and as Professor in the Department of Medicine & Pathology at Washington University in Saint Louis. 

Among Dr. Murray's professional affiliations is his work with the American Board of Medical Microbiology, where he has served multiple leadership roles including as board chair. Dr. Murray received his PhD degree in Microbiology in UCLA and conducted postgraduate training in Clinical Microbiology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester in Minnesota. 

When is it?

Date: 7th February 2020 (Friday)
Time: 10:15am - 1:15pm
Venue: Swissotel the Stamford, Raffles City Convention Centre 

Workshop Agenda

10.15 - Registration 

10.45 - Opening Address

11.00 - Microbiology - Past, Present and Future 

12.00 - Discussion & Q&A

12.15 - Lunch


Free of charge for members. Registration is cap at 30 pax. 

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