Date & Time: November 16, 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Pacific Time
Presenter: Darryl Irwin, PhD
Presented by Agena Bioscience®Watch Video Recording
Effective sample identification and tracking can minimize risks of sample mix-up and authenticate laboratory results.
Labs implement rigorous quality systems to ensure chain of custody for specimens. A specimen is often subject to different molecular biology workflows, including next generation sequencing (NGS) which can be complex as it involves transfer of specimens between multiple steps increasing the risk of specimen mishandling or mix-up.
This webinar will present a robust and cost-effective sample identification and tracking assay for quality assurance of NGS workflows.
Vice President, Scientific Affairs, Agena Bioscience
Dr. Irwin has been leading the Scientific Affairs and Assays by Agena operations at Agena Bioscience (and its predecessor Sequenom Inc.) in Asia Pacific, and more recently in a global capacity, for 12 years. Previously, Darryl led the genotyping division at the Australian Genome Research Facility. Darryl has also held positions at the Mater Laboratory Services, a hospital-based clinical genetics laboratory and Agen Biomedical, an immuno-diagnostics manufacturer. Darryl has a PhD from the University of Queensland in Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) and a BSc in Biotechnology from the Queensland University of Technology. Darryl has authored more than 20 publications, numerous book chapters, and holds several patents.Watch Video Recording