Chief Scientific Officer
Since February 2010 Dr Betsou is Chief Scientific Officer at IBBL, where she is directing activities of the Biorefinery and Biospecimen Research laboratory. She is a molecular biologist with over 20 years of experience in molecular diagnostics, disease-oriented biobanking and biospecimen research, and 12 years of experience in ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 application to biobanks. Dr. Betsou holds 3 patents and is the author of 90 peer-reviewed publications, including many fundamental and experimental works on biospecimen research. After her PhD, Dr Betsou worked in the diagnostics industry on the development of molecular and immunological diagnostic tests in microbiology. She then became Head Laboratory Manager at a European biobank where she led the work bringing the biobank to ISO certification for all biobanking activities, including Quality Control and methods validation.