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Next Call: Wed 12 May 2021, 14:00 GMT

Testing times: developing a LAMP IVD during the COVID-19 pandemic with Jeroen Nieuwland and Emma Hayhurst, Llusern Scientific (llusern.co.uk)

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PAST EVENTS - SYMPOSIA

Reclone Symposium 3: MANUFACTURING DIAGNOSTICS 101

The links to Parts 1&2 of the Symposium recordings and the notes from the breakout rooms can be found below! The recording links are within the Keynote sessions.
Time (GMT) Session Speaker
15:45 Virtual room opens
16:00 Opening Remarks Kayla
16:05 Developing In-house RPA and its Applications in CRISPR Diagnostics, specifically SARS-CoV-2 Dr Aimorn Homchan, Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology, Thailand
Q&A
16:25
Lightning Presentations
Multiple Speakers
16:40
FarmaCoop’s history as a recovered pharmaceutical laboratory and their challenges in manufacturing SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic tests
Bruno Di Mauro, as president of Farmacoop, and Biotechnologist Luciano Brum
Q&A
17:05 Formal Closing Jenny
Breakout Rooms Open
Room 1: Sharing Best Practices for RPA Smitha Hedge
Room 2: What’s the best RT Adam Roberts
Room 3: Top Tips for Sharing Protocols Fernan Federici
Room 4: Show & Tell: Diagnostic Hardware Chinna Devarapu
17:30 Meeting Closes
Online room will be open for continued discussion

Reclone Symposium 2.0: BENCH TO BEDSIDE: DEVELOPING AFFORDABLE DIAGNOSTICS

29 July 2020

View talks from the previous symposium on YouTube!
Speaker Link to Presentation
Daniel Ndima, CapeBio Harnessing African indigenous biological resources to develop “Best-in-Class” biologics for diagnostics
Dr Jacqueline Linnes, Purdue University, USA Designing user-friendly diagnostics

Reclone Symposium 1.0: Local Manufacturing of Reagents

 

10 June 2020

View talks from the previous symposium on YouTube!
 
Speaker Link to Presentation
Chiara Gandini, University of Cambridge, UK The Research in Diagnostics DNA Collection: an open source toolkit for production of enzymes for diagnostic research
Anibal Arce, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile One-step RT-PCR from locally produced M-MLC + pfu-Sso7d
Alejandro Caro, AGROSAVIA, Colombia Optimization of a low-cost RNA extraction protocol for SARS-Cov2 based on magnetic beads
Ricardo Chavez, Scintia, Mexico ViroDet: a community effort on COVID-19 diagnostics for Mexico and Latin America
Cassi Henderson, University of Cambridge, UK Scaling up local manufacturing of reagents
Alejandro Nadra, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina Advances by ReClone Argentina
Thomas Graham, UC Berkeley, USA BEARMix - open-source master mix for 1-step RT-qPCR
Nadine Mowoh, MboaLab, Cameroon Quality Management Systems for enzyme production in Cameroon
Linda Kahl, SciScript and Beneficial Bio Biotechnology and the Public Domain: how to find out if technology is free and open