The Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Medical Laboratory Technology held a scientific lecture entitled “HLA Typing by NGS & Beyond” Presented by Dr. Ali Hajeer, Professor in immunogenetics and Assistant Dean of the College of Medicine at the King Saud Bin Abdel Aziz University for Health Sciences-Riyadh, KSA Professor Hajeer explained the old and current techniques for HLA typing, Different DNA-based molecular techniques are used depending on the clinical application; solid organ transplantation requires a low to intermediate level typing resolution to determine an individual HLA antigens. In addition to clinical application, HLA typing can be used in anthropological investigations i.e. the study the spread of races and populations through countries.