SUMMIT 2017: Program

Monday April 24, Day 1

8:15 – 9:00
Registration / Breakfast; Please sign in each day for CEU credits (courtesy of FloCyte Associates) at the registration desk

Morning Session

9:00 – 9:15
Opening Remarks

9:20 – 10:10
David Fruman PhD, UCI, “Dynamic BH3 Profiling identifies novel strategies to enhance leukemia cell killing by venetoclax”

10:15 – 10:40
Qizhi Tang, PhD, UCSF, “Evaluation of pre-transplant immune activation and its association with rejection risk in HIV (+) kidney transplantation using Duraclone flow cytometry panels” Sponsored by Beckman Coulter

10:45 – 11:15
Coffee Break with vendor time

11:15 – 12:20

  • Flowjo LLC: Jack Panopoulos, PhD, Application Scientist: “Stop wading through the data quagmire: How to simplify, identify and collaborate critical insights from complex single cell data”
  • SigmaMillipore/Amnis: Matthew Rodrigues, PhD, Research Scientist, Tim Chang, PhD, Application Scientist and Ben Alderete, Imaging Specialist: “Amnis Imaging Flow Cytometry: High-Content Imaging AND Flow Cytometry from One Platform Creating New Efficiencies and Unique High Value, Single Cell Assays”
  • Thermo Fisher: Ramiro Diz, PhD, Product Specialist, Flow Cytometry,:“Taking Your Flow Cytometry to the Next Level – Best Practices and Pitfalls to Avoid”

12:20 – 1:30

Afternoon Session

1:30 – 2:20
Charles Prussak, Pharm.D, PhD, UCSD: “Recent Advances in Immunotherapies and the Generation of Cell Based Therapeutics”

2:25 – 2:40
Anagha Divekar, PhD, Head of the Custom Solutions Teams with Biolegend: “Lyophilized cells and cocktails for flow cytometry”

2:45 – 3:10
Andrea Loewendorf, PhD*, Research Scientist, HMRI: “The uteroplacental interface immune system in late vs. early pregnancy: Flow Cytometry helps to understand the most important interaction of our lives”

3:15 – 3:45
Business Meeting

3:45 – 4:15
Coffee Break with vendor time

4:20 – 5:10
Keynote: Sean Bendall, PhD. Stanford University: “Massively Multiplexed Cellular Analysis in Human Health and Disease”; sponsored by a 2017 ISAC Lecture Award

Evening Session

5:15 – 6:30
Poster Session and Happy Hour

Buffet Dinner

Tuesday April 25, Day 2

8:30 – 9:00
Registration and Breakfast; Please sign in each day for CEU credits (courtesy of FloCyte Associates) at the registration desk

Morning Session

9:00 – 9:10
Opening Remarks

9:10 – 10:00
John Nolan, PhD, Scintillon Institute: “Measurement of Extracellular Vesicles (EVs) by Flow Cytometry: Challenges and Prospects”

10:05 – 10:30
Alexandra J. Lee, MS*, J. Craig Venter Institute:“Automated Analysis of Clinical Flow Cytometry Data: A Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Pilot”

10:35 – 11:05
Coffee Break with vendor time

11:05 – 11:30
Brian Eliceiri, PhD, UCSD: “Role of Exosomes in Immune Cell Crosstalk”; Sponsored by Miltenyi Biotec

11:35 – 12:00
Yasamin Ghorbanian, BS*, Graduate Student, UCI: “Hematopoietic Stem Cells and
downstream effector immune cells have yolk sac origins”

12:05 – 12:20
Mike Stadinsky, PhD, CEO, FlowJo: “Single Cell Obsession: Unlocking n-dimensional
single cell data from cytometry and single cell sequencing”

12:25 – 1:35

Afternoon Session

1:35 – 1:50
Lisa Bellemare, MS, Technical Applications Specialist, BD Biosciences: “New Tools for
Multiparameter Flow Cytometry”

1:55 – 2:45
David Novo, PhD, De Novo Software: “High Dimensional Analysis and Visualization of
Flow Cytometry Data”

2:45 – 3:15
Coffee Break with vendor time

3:15 – 3:30
Vishal Sharma, PhD, Application Scientist, Celsee Diagnostics:“The Celsee™ PREP platform: Simplified Rare Single Cell Capture and Isolation”

3:35 – 4:00
Ivan Chang, PhD*, J. Craig Venter Institute: “Directed Automated Filtering and Identification of Cell populations from High-Dimensional Flow Cytometry Data”

4:05 – 4:25
Raffle and Closing remarks

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