Our Speakers



Our Speakers

Anita Sharma
Anita Sharma

GP and Clinical Director Vascular Oldham CCG, NICE QSAC GP Member, South Chadderton Health Centre, UK

Dr Adriana Calderaro
Dr Adriana Calderaro

Associate Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital of Parma, Italy

Dr Ann Van den Bruel
Dr Ann Van den Bruel

Director and Associate Professor, NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Cooperative Oxford University of Oxford, UK

Dr Emily Adams
Dr Emily Adams

Diagnostic lead, Research Centre for Drugs and Diagnostics and Lecturer, Diagnostics for Infectious Disease Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Dr Eric Claas
Dr Eric Claas

Molecular Medical Microbiologist, Department of Medical Microbiology Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

Dr Giovanni Satta
Dr Giovanni Satta

Consultant, medical microbiology and infectious diseases Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, UK

Dr Jaya Shrivastava
Dr Jaya Shrivastava

Parasitology Scheme Manager, UK NEQAS Public Health England, UK

Dr Jens Ducrée
Dr Jens Ducrée

Professor and Director – Fraunhofer Project Centre for Embedded Bioanalytical Systems Biomedical Diagnostics Institute, Dublin City University, Ireland

Dr Rogier Hopstaken
Dr Rogier Hopstaken

General practitioner and Specialist, Point of care testing Saltro diagnostic centre, Maastricht University, Netherlands

Dr Tim Brooks
Dr Tim Brooks

Clinical Services Director, Rare & Imported Pathogens Public Health England, UK

Dr Virve (Vicky) Enne
Dr Virve (Vicky) Enne

Co-ordinator for INHALE project and Sr Research Associate University College London, UK

Dr. Husam Osman
Dr. Husam Osman

Clinical Service Director, Consultant Virologist, Public Health Laboratory, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, UK University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK

Dr. Rangarajan Sampath
Dr. Rangarajan Sampath

Chief Scientific Officer FIND, Switzerland

Dr. Thomas Lion
Dr. Thomas Lion

Professor and Medical Director Children’s Cancer Research Institute, Austria

Dr.Patrice Allibert
Dr.Patrice Allibert

CEO GenePOC Québec, QC

Prof	Richard O Kennedy
Prof Richard O Kennedy

Professor of Biosciences- School of Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Dublin

Prof A P R Wilson
Prof A P R Wilson

Consultant Microbiologist, Clinical Microbiology & Virology UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Prof Dilip Nathwani
Prof Dilip Nathwani

Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases, Honorary Professor of Infection and Co-Director, Tayside Academic Health Sciences Partnership, UK Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, UK

Prof. Dr. H.G.M. Niesters
Prof. Dr. H.G.M. Niesters

Professor, Medical Microbiology and Director, Laboratory of Clinical Virology University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands

Prof. Zari Tehrani
Prof. Zari Tehrani

Professor, College of Engineering Swansea University, UK

Rebecca Gorton
Rebecca Gorton

Senior Health Care Scientist, Microbiology/Mycology, Health Services Laboratories, UK

Richard O’Kennedy
Richard O’Kennedy

Vice-President for Research, HBKU