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Jan Dirks

University Hospital Basel


10:00 - 10:20

Day 2 – February 2, 2023

Technical head clinical flow cytometry lab

PhD in biology (2014, Saarland University – Germany)
• focus on immunology and infection biology

Current position
Technical director flow cytometry (since 1.05.2014):
• In the Department of Diagnostic Hematology, Institute of Laboratory Medicine at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
• Responsibility for the technical soundness of the diagnostic flow cytometry assays, internal and external quality controls, validation of new assays, teaching of lab technicians and medical staff, hematology associated research projects

Advanced Training
• 09/2020: FAMH Title in Hematology

Scientific Societies
• 12.03.2009 – 31.12.2015: Member of the German Society of Immunology (DGfI)
• Since 10/2014: member of the «Swiss Cytometry Society» (SCS)
• 11/2015 – 02/2019 position of secretary in the board of the SCS
• Since 02/2019: president of the SCS