International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society
Leaders in Lyme Disease Education and Training

Program Schedule

Jyotsna S. Shah, PhD
Friday, May 19th, 2017
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch with Speaker
Diagnosis of Borreliosis (Lyme Disease and Relapsing Fever) in US and Europe by Immune-Blots
Friday, May 19th, 2017
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch with Speaker
Diagnosis of Borreliosis (Lyme Disease and Relapsing Fever) in US and Europe by Immune-Blots
Dr. Jyotsna Shah is the President and Laboratory Director of iGeneX Inc. Dr. Shah has over 40 years of research experience in immunology, molecular biology and microbiology. She got her B.Sc. and M. Sc in Biological Sciences from UK and her Ph.D. in diagnostic immunology from Nairobi University. She did a postdoctoral fellowship at International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya and a fellowship at Harvard University, Department of Tropical Medicine. Since then she has worked at several Biotechnology companies, mostly involved in development of novel molecular and immunological technologies for diagnosis of infectious diseases. She is a world expert on use of Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization (FISH) technique for direct detection of pathogens in clinical samples and is a recipient of several SBIR grants.