The BEST Centre Industry-Academia Virtual Forum: "Sensing and Diagnostics"

The BEST Centre is holding an Industry-Academia virtual forum with a theme focused on "Sensing and Diagnostics".

The BEST (Biomedical and Environmental Sensor Technology) Centre in collaboration with the Research and Innovation Precinct will  host a virtual event on the 15th of May at 4pm. It is a themed event titled “Sensing and diagnostics” and will contain one plenary presentation and two keynote speakers. The event will be run through Zoom, the link for which will be sent to attendees closer to the date. So if you’re interested please register so that you don’t miss out on the link.

To register please email the organisers at and you will receive the registration link.

The BEST Centre

Industry – Academia Virtual Forum: “Sensing and Diagnostics”


4:00pm – Dr Conor Hogan – La Trobe University


4:05pm – Professor Travis Beddoe – La Trobe University – Head of Agriculture BioSolutions lab and Director, Centre for Livestock interactions with Pathogens (CLiP)

Title: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – use of field based diagnostics”

4:45pm – Dr Sean Liu – BGI Genomics

Title: “BGI Huo-Yan Lab Solution for Pathogen Detection”

5:05pm – Dr Mark Chan – La Trobe University

Title: “Perspectives on Diagnostics in the current SARS-CoV2 pandemic”

5:25pm – Closing