PRE-CONFERENCE WEBINAR – Zoom Meeting ID https://zoom.us/j/96886388674
On behalf of The Virus Project, Meenta is excited to welcome you to this pre-conference webinar, in support of the upcoming hybrid “Back to School Conference” taking place April 12th-14th, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Thought leaders will assemble in Las Vegas to build strategies to keep schools open. We will profile successful approaches and showcase advanced technologies and solutions to make schools safe. Hear from the founder of the Virus Project, Brett Johnson, and other presenters involved in making this event not only successful, but getting schools open, and keeping them open.
Introduction of conference
Introduction of speakers
Panel Q and A
Garbor Bethlendy, CEO and Founder, Meenta. Gabor has 20 years of business expertise in the area of genomics and diagnostics spanning some of the best companies in the field including Agilent Technologies and Roche Diagnostics. As founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Parabase Genomics he built the company from the ground up creating the first commercial play in the field of Neonatal Precision Medicine.
Anne L. Wyllie, PhD. Dr. Wyllie is credited with pushing forward on the use of saliva as a superior sample for creating high quality low cost testing. Her paper on the subject attracted support by the NBA that led to the development of technology that has enabled others to make possible frequent testing keeping kids in school and enabling professional sports to continue competition safely. The use of saliva as an alternative sample type can alleviate many of the bottlenecks encountered in the mass testing strategies required to control continuing outbreaks.
Dustin Suntheimer brings 20 years of sales and marketing experience from the diagnostics industry. Starting at a sales executive with a small boutique lab, he has successfully held positions in the fields of anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, next generation sequencing, and tumor sequencing. He has led sales team, trained field representatives, and has launched new assays and products. Now focusing on the marketing side of the lab, he is the Director of Marketing at Lighthouse Lab Services, the nation’s leading laboratory consulting firm.
Moderator, Kyle Tretina, Ph.D., Product Marketing Manager, Meenta Kyle has extensive research expertise and interest in the area of genomics, microbiology and immunology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore working at the Institute for Genome Sciences and came to Meenta from a postdoc at Yale University.