Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic - Perspectives from a Clinical Laboratory Performing SARS-CoV-2 Testing


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Dr Brent Zanke, Laboratory Director, Arctic Medical Laboratories

Brent Zanke is a graduate of the Universities of Manitoba (MD, 1983) and Toronto (PhD 1993) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada with specialty certification in internal medicine and medical oncology. He conducted basic and translational laboratory-based research at the Ontario Cancer Institute before assuming administrative duties as Director of the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton, one of Canada’s two free standing cancer hospitals. He was the Provincial Head of Systemic Therapy for Cancer Care Ontario from 2002 until 2006 . Dr. Zanke also leads the multi-site Ontario tumor bio-profiling initiative of the...
Darryl Irwin PhD

Darryl Irwin, PhD, Vice President, Scientific Affairs, Agena Bioscience

Darryl 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...

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