NOV 10, 2021 Opens: 6:00 AM PST

Clinical Diagnostics & Research 2021

Twelve years ago Labroots launched a new system of learning for a global scientific audience. Now, the 2021 Clinical Diagnostics and Research Virtual Event will again bring together clinicians, researchers, medical experts and professionals for the tenth time, LabRoots aims to elevate the level of collaboration and in turn, advance clinical diagnostics, research and medicine.

On November 10, 2021 thousands of will join in a discussion of the continuous progress made with advances in laboratory testing and patient care and treatment. With new technologies and treatments available, updates in regulatory processes are also necessary to ensure patient safety and proper practices.

This year's event includes the following topics and tracks:
  • Emerging Diagnostic Technologies
    • COVID-19 Impact in the Laboratory
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Molecular Diagnostics
  • COVID-19 - Screening and Diagnosis
  • Medical Imaging
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Precision Medicine
  • The Labs Role in Advancing Equity
    • Equity in a Pandemic
    • Considerations for Specific Patient Populations

Call for Posters — Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present data to a global audience via a PDF poster and video summary and discuss results with interested colleagues through email. Plan now to have your poster included in the 2021 Clinical Diagnostics Virtual Event. Submission is free; submit your abstract here. 

Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 2 years from the date of the live event, and the webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing. This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global microbiology community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.

Continuing Education
Labroots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this event, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit per presentation for a maximum of 30 credits.

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  • Xiaowu (Shirley) Tang, PhD, PEng

    Professor Xiaowu (Shirley) Tang joined the Department of Chemistry & Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) at the University of Waterloo (UW) in 2006. Currently, she is the Associate Dean of Science, Research, and a member of the Board of Directors for WIN. During ...

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  • Paul M. Yip, PhD, FCACB, DABCC

    Dr. Paul Yip is Division Head of Clinical Biochemistry at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center in Toronto, and is Associate Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. Prior to his current position, he was at University Health ...

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  • Brian McNally

    Brian McNally received his doctorate in Cell & Molecular Biology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he focused on the transcriptional mechanisms governing polycystic kidney disease, renal cancer and development. His post-doctoral fellowship concentrated on ...

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  • Suzie Alarcon, CGMBS, MB(ASCP)ᶜᴹ

    Suzie Alarcon CGMBS, MB(ASCP)CM is the manager of the Next Generation Sequencing Core at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) and Team Leader of Team LJI - winner of the XPRIZE Rapid COVID Testing competition. Suzie has 18 years of experience working in molecular biology ...

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The deadline for electronic submission of your poster title, abstract and poster PDF is November 5th at 5:00pm PDT.

Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present data to a global audience via a PDF poster and video summary, and discuss results with interested colleagues through email. Posters should be submitted as a PowerPoint file. Presentations should incorporate illustrative materials such as tables, graphs, photographs, and large-print text. This content is not peer-reviewed. Submission is free.

If you are interested in sponsoring a Poster for this virtual event and generate leads, the cost is $250 and you can submit the poster at

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed and decisions regarding acceptance will be made as abstracts are received. You will be notified within one week of receipt about acceptance. Further details and registration materials will be provided at that time. You do not have to be present in order to have a poster displayed. Only those abstracts approved by Labroots may display posters at this event.

If accepted, you will also have the opportunity to record a 3-5 minute summary video for each poster. Labroots will work with each individual to create these videos. Video links and email contact information will be included on each poster displayed.

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