My lab: examinations of parasitology

Healthcare Scientist Specialist Agatha Christie Santos Saez gives a guided tour of her UK NEQAS Parasitology laboratory.

Here to help: Higher Specialist Diplomas

The second of two articles in which Chris Ward, IBMS Head of Examinations, outlines the latest developments around Higher Specialist Diplomas.

Under the microscope: Full-service restaurants.

This month: Full-service restaurants.

Genetic testing

With the commercialisation of genetic testing now with us, Sarah May looks at the potential and the ethics. 

Aggression is the norm

Society is squinting through a lens of scepticism and looking for ulterior motives, writes the IBMS’ Sarah May. 


Point-of-care solutions for quick detection of influenza

Winter flu outbreaks inevitably see patient numbers increasing in hospital emergency departments every year, leaving many trusts searching for efficient solutions to quickly and accurately diagnose and direct patients with influenza-like symptoms. 

Helping hands: automating liquid handling for improved reproducibility

For today’s fast-paced laboratories, there is a need to operate at a fever pitch, adopting a combination of both low- and highthroughput assays to keep up with the demand – whether an enthusiastic PI, a grant deadline, or the race to publish first.


Novodiag® CarbaR+

Novodiag® CarbaR+, the most extensive test panel for the rapid screening of the most clinically relevant carbapenemases and colistin resistance

Sarah May

A new generation

IBMS Deputy Chief Executive Sarah May looks to the future with optimism.

Here to Help: Free IBMS Congress talks pt.2

Jocelyn Pryce, IBMS Deputy Head of Education, highlights complimentary talks and workshops in Hall 4 over the four days of Congress 2019.

August journal-based learning exercises

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