IFBLS is pleased to announce the first event of the inaugural series of virtual webinars to be held

Friday, 21 January 2022 at 12:00 noon GMT for 90 minutes.


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Title: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

Our first speaker will discuss the primary methods used to identify SARS-CoV-2. This followed by a panel who will share their lessons learned as a result of providing laboratory services during this pandemic. 

This is a great opportunity to learn from our international colleagues and apply their information to your own practice.

Certificates of Attendance will be emailed to participants after the webinar.



Dr Sarah PittSarah Pitt, PhD, CSci, FIBMS, SFHEA

Institute of Biomedical Science Chief Examiner in Virology

Principal Lecturer

School of Applied Sciences

University of Brighton

Brighton, United Kingdom


Dr Bassey Enya Bassey


Bassey Enya Bassey, PhD, FWAPCMLS

Surveillance and Disease Control Officer

World Health Organization

Abuja, Nigeria




Dr Sui yuan ChangSui-yuan Chang, ScD

Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology

National Taiwan University College of Medicine

Deputy Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine

National Taiwan University Hospital

Taipei, Taiwan


M Culliton


Marie Culliton, MSc, MBA, ProfDipPReg, FACSLM

Chief Medical Scientist and Laboratory Manager

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The National Maternity Hospital

Dublin, Ireland



Dr Rodney RhodeRodney Rohde, PhD, MS, SM(ASCP)CM SVCM, MBCM, FASc

Regents’ Professor, Texas State University System

University Distinguished Chair and Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science

Associate Director, Translational Health Research Initiative

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX, United States



The webinar will begin promptly at 12:00 noon GMT on Friday, 21 January 2022, and run approximately 90 minutes.

There is no charge to attend this free webinar.

Registration is required, please submit your name, email address, and country to our IFBLS Administrator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Registration must be submitted by Friday, 14 January 2022.

Register early! Maximum capacity 500 registrants


IFBLS Britta Karlsson Education Webinar Series - Lessons Learned from the Pandemic