Date: August 25, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am PDT | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT
Pivoting a Precision Medicine Laboratory for SARS-CoV-2 Testing
Brent Zanke, MD, PhD, Chairman and CMO, Arctic Medical Laboratories
Arctic Medical Laboratories delivers regulated genetic testing services to doctors, aiming to provide precision medicine to patients. Dr. Brent Zanke, CMO of ArcticDx will present their laboratory’s validation of saliva as a specimen for SARS-CoV-2 testing and the use of high-throughput robotic technology to provide results with a fast turnaround time of 24 hours from sample receipt.
High-Throughput and Low-Cost Solution for SARS-CoV-2 Testing
Darryl Irwin, PhD, Vice President, Scientific Affairs, Agena Bioscience
The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic has created an enormous challenge for health systems, clinical laboratories, public health officials and communities worldwide. Testing shortages remain a bottleneck in the battle to curtail COVID-19 spread. Agena Bioscience® has developed a highly sensitive and accurate diagnostic test on its high-throughput MassARRAY® System. This presentation will provide an overview of Agena Bioscience’s low-cost solution for SARS-CoV-2 testing.