Conference: 1st International Conference on Molecular Diagnostics and Biomarker Discovery (Penang, Malaysia)

MDBD 2013About The Conference:

INFORMM is a research institute in USM established to conduct research and training in molecular medicine and is now recognised as one of the six Higher Centre of Excellence in Malaysia (HiCoE). In fulfilling its role as a HICoE in diagnostics, INFORMM is organizing the 1st International Conference on Molecular Diagnostics and Biomarker Discovery which will take place in Penang from the 23rd to the 25th of October 2013.

Internationally renowned figures in the areas of molecular diagnostics and biomarker discovery have been invited to share and impart the latest knowledge and experience in their respective field. This conference also provides a platform for scientist to present their research findings and to forge useful collaborations in this field of scientific research. Young scientists will benefit from the scientific discoveries to obtain a clear picture as to the trends and future direction of molecular diagnostics and biomarker discovery.

Prior to the conference there will be pre-conference workshop (21st – 22nd October 2013) which will focus on the lateral flow membranes, dispensing platform and magnetic beads for in vitro diagnostics applications.

List of speakers include:

1. Hui Kam Man (National Cancer Centre, Singapore)
2. Manfred R. Raida (National University of Singapore, Singapore )
3. Patrick Tan (Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore)
4. Lin Qingsong (National University of Singapore, Singapore )
5. Armando Acosta Dominguez (Instituto Finlay, Cuba)
6. Michael Hust (Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany)
7. Zoltán Konthur (Max Planck Institute of Colloids & Interfaces, Germany)
8. Bernhard H. Weigl (PATH, USA)
9. Subramaniam Yegappan (Hospital Ampang, Malaysia)
10. Asma Ismail (Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Malaysia)
11. Rahmah Noordin (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
12. Norazmi Mohd Nor (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia) 

Further Information:

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Contact details:
MDBD Conference 2013
Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine (INFORMM), Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Minden Penang, Malaysia
Tel(1) : +604 653 4801/4813/4814 Tel(2) : +609 767 2402/2403/2404
Fax: +604 653 4803/+609 764 8673
E-mail: [email protected] / [email protected]

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