IFBLS Britta Karlsson Educational Webinar Series


Dear Members and Colleagues,

IFBLS is pleased to announce the inaugural event of the IFBLS Britta Karlsson Educational Webinar Series. This virtual webinar will be held Friday, 21 January 2022 at 12:00 noon GMT and run 90 minutes.

There is no charge to attend this free webinar! We invite you to share this exciting announcement with members of your association. Visit our website at http://www.ifbls.org/ for more details.

Certificates of attendance will be emailed to participants after the webinar.

Title:  Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

Our first speaker will discuss the primary methods used to identify SARS-CoV-2. Followed by a panel that will share their lessons learned as a result of providing laboratory services during the pandemic.

This is a great opportunity to learn from our international colleagues and apply their information to your own practice.


Sarah Pitt, PhD, CSci, FIBMS, SFHEA
Institute of Biomedical Science Chief Examiner in Virology
Principal Lecturer
School of Applied Sciences
University of Brighton
Brighton, United Kingdom


Bassey Enya Bassey, PhD, FWAPCMLS
Surveillance and Disease Control Officer
World Health Organization
Abuja, Nigeria


Sui-yuan Chang, ScD
Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology
National Taiwan University College of Medicine
Deputy Director, Department of Laboratory Medicine
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan


Marie Culliton, MSc, MBA, ProfDipPReg, FACSLM
Chief Medical Scientist and Laboratory Manager
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The National Maternity Hospital
Dublin, Ireland


Rodney Rohde, PhD, MS, SM(ASCP)CM SVCM, MBCM, FASc
Regents’ Professor, Texas State University System
University Distinguished Chair and Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science
Associate Director, Translational Health Research Initiative
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX, United States


The webinar will begin promptly at 12:00 noon GMT on Friday, 21 January 2022, and run 90 minutes.

There is no charge to attend this free webinar.

Registration is required, please submit your name, email address, and country to our IFBLS Administrator at communications@ifbls.org.

MAXIMUM capacity is 500 registrants. Registrations must be submitted by Friday, 14 January 2022.

We look forward to your participation in this event!

Kindest regards,

Janie Hames

IFBLS – Executive Administrator

International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science