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FGBI "VGNKI" Delegation Visited International Exhibition and Medlab Asia Pacific 2019 Congress in Singapore

On March 26-28 an international exhibition and congress of medical laboratory equipment, products and services Medlab Asia Pacific 2019 took place in Singapore. A delegation of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate All-Russian State Center for Quality and Standardization of Medicines for Animals and Feed (FGBI VGNKI) took part in the event. The delegation included Deputy Director of the VGNKI for International Cooperation Yulia Melano, Researcher at the Department of Genodiagnostics of Infectious Animal Diseases Maria Krasnikova and Leading Secialist at the Department of International Cooperation Tatyana Burmistrova.

The annual Medlab Asia Pacific exhibition has been held for the past five years and is the largest platform in the Asia-Pacific region for the presentation of new developments in the field of biotechnology, medical equipment and laboratory equipment. The best scientists and industry representatives take part in the congress and exhibition. This year more than 4 thousand participants from more than 60 countries attended the events; more than 250 exhibiting companies were represented at the exhibition.

The FGBI "VGNKI" delegation members attended lectures and listened to reports on treatment and prevention of leptospirosis and brucellosis - infectious diseases affecting both people and animals. The specialists of FGBI "VGNKI" also attended sessions at which issues of management of biotechnological laboratories’ activities were considered, as well as they held talks with companies producing laboratory equipment.

In particular the meeting of the FGBI "VGNKI" and GeneReach Biotechnology Corp. representatives – the company engaged in the development of innovative technologies in health care, agriculture and food industry - was held. During the talks the parties discussed the possibility of holding training seminars for FGBI "VGNKI" researchers on the grounds of GeneReach Biotechnology Corp. The GeneReach representatives informed about peculiarities of application of test systems produced by the company. The IQ2000 ™ Detection & Prevention System is of particular interest for the VGNKI as it is widely used in aquaculture for diagnosis and prevention of fish and crustacean diseases.

Apr 2, 2019

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