Molecular ID and Serology (Antibody) Testing of SARS-CoV2 (COVID19)

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Mike Mkhitar Moradian has received his BS degree in Microbiology and Medical Technology with honors from CSULA, his MS degree in Bioinformatics and PhD in Molecular Genetics from UCLA. Dr. Moradian is a board certified Clinical Laboratory Bioanalyst with the States of California and New York, a Molecular Genetics Scientist from American Board of Bioanalysis, a High Complexity Laboratory Director, and a Clinical Consultant from ABB. He has worked as research scientist and laboratory Director for over a decade developing Genetics assays and setting up laboratories, he is currently the Director of Operations at Kaiser Permanente Regional Molecular Genetic Pathology Laboratory. He is a certified Lean Healthcare expert from Systems Engineering schools of MIT/LMU combined program and a certified laboratory inspector by the College of American Pathologists. He also serves as a senior scientist and consultant for Morava Inc. scientific and technology services leading a research on Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF). His works on FMF were published in Nature’s Journal of Human Genetics, in Nature’s Journal of Genetics in Medicine, and in the Journal of Molecular Genetic and Genomic Medicine. In 2018 the Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) granted him an adjunct professorship in the clinical genetics department where he is leading the Armenian Breast Cancer Genetic Project. The first article of this project is under review. During COVID19 pandemic he has set up several molecular diagnostics assays to identify SARS-COV-2 pathogen and has lectured about the virus’s genome evolution for Kaiser Permanente laboratory system and for the YSMU genetics department. He serves as the president of the California Association of Bioanalysts, State’s only laboratory director organization.

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Webinar Information

Date: August 10, 2020

Time: 07:00 pm

Molecular ID and Serology (Antibody) Testing of SARS-CoV2 (COVID19)
Monday, August 10, 2020 | 7:00 PM Pacific Time

Presented by:
Mike Mkhitar Moradian, PhD, Bioanalyst
Chief Scientist/Clinical Consultant
Molecular Genetic Pathology & Diagnostics
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Genetics
Yerevan State, School of Medicine
President, California Association of Bioanalysts