Feb 15, 2021 - Feb 17, 2021
Virtual experience
Leading the way in a changing world

Thermo Fisher Scientific at IFCC:  Critical Role of Clinical Laboratories in the COVID-19 Pandemic

The International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine  (IFCC) is hosting a special virtual conference for global leaders in laboratory medicine and opens the door to discover cutting edge technology and vital research happing in the clinical laboratories. This global virtual education and networking experience will offer several plenary sessions, afternoon industrial educational workshops and scientific e-poster session for the course of three days.

We invite you to join us virtually as we showcase workshops and lectures covering innovations for SARS-CoV-2  quality controls and molecular testing, and explore our Thermo Scientific solution for LC/MS clinical diagnostic testing.

Visit the  Thermo Fisher Scientific Virtual Booth to see the extensive portfolio of COVID-19 Testing products or speak with one of our product specialists.


IFCC workshops are only available to those who are registered for the IFCC 2021 conference.

Register now for IFCC 2021

Monday, February 15 | 15:30 - 16:30 (Eastern)

Laboratory diagnostics tools aiding in Antibiotic Stewardship Programs
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Ian Lewis, Ph.D.

Title: Harnessing High Resolution Mass Spectrometry as a Rapid Diagnostic Tool for Characterizing Infectious Diseases

Speaker: Ian Lewis, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Alberta Innovates Translational Health Chair, University of Calgary

Sean Neath, MD, Ph.D.

Title: How to overcome antibiotic overuse in COVID-19 patients? Antibiotic stewardship programs with PCT.

Speaker: Sean Neath, MD, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Diego

Tuesday, February 16 | 14:30 - 15:30 (Eastern)

Molecular Testing, Strain Identification and quality control strategies for COVID-19 Testing
Industry EduW #10

Monohar R. Furtado, Ph.D.

Title: Molecular Testing for the Detection, Surveillance, and Strain Identification of SARS-CoV-2

Speaker: Manohar R. Furtado, Ph.D., Director R&D, Genetic Testing Solutions,  Thermo Fisher Scientific

Dr. Nathan Ledeboer, Ph.D.

Title: The Need for Speed, Strategies to assess the right QC for COVID-19 and Infectious Diseases Assays

Speaker: Dr. Nathan Ledeboer, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology; Medical Director, Molecular Diagnostics at Medical College of Wisconsin