Tsukuba Medical Laboratory of Education and Research (TMER) in cooperation with the International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science (IFBLS) is pleased to announce their support of an overseas trainee project in 2018.

TMER will select one international medical technologist as a trainee for education in Genetic Testing

Date:       November 3rd -11th, 2018 (for 9 days)

Course:   Lectures and practical training in Genetic Testing (Next Generation Sequencing, Microbiology, Hematology, Histopathology)

Place:     Tsukuba Medical Laboratory of Education and Research NPO and Tsukuba University Hospital, Japan

Support:  Air Fare up to 100,000 JPY
                Living expenses in Japan for up to 50,000 JPY
                Practical training included
                TMER will organize the hotel arrangements for the training period
                Welcome dinner will also be included

Applicant must be an active BLS and must be recommended by their Association who is in good standing with IFBLS. The successful applicant will be given a letter of invitation and a certificate of completion from TMER and IFBLS.

Applications must be received at the IFBLS office between May 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018
By mail to IFBLS or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Judgement: Judged by IFBLS Board Members and TMER Board Members.

                   The judgement point:

  1. The winner is expected that he/she can return the training knowledge to their members after going back to their country.
  2. Recommendation letter from their Association is a good judgement material.
  3. The applicant is required to accept the financial agreement.

TMER Award Application

See also: Congress Awards