SUMMIT 2022: Program

Monday April 25, Day 1

8:15 – 9:00     Registration / Coffee

Morning Session

9:00 – 9:15     Opening Remarks

9:15 – 10:05     Begonya Comin-Anduix, UCLA
“Using Flow and Mass cytometry to characterize transgenic and non- transgenic cells in whole blood from a phase 1 clinical trial”

10:10 – 10:30     Excellence in Cytometry Award Recipient, Partillion Bioscience Corporation, Lucienne Bolser
“High-throughput sorting of single cells based on secreted proteins using nanovial technology and flow cytometry”

10:30 – 10:50     Excellence in Cytometry Award Recipient, Minye Zhou, UCSD
“Assessment of dimension reduction and machine learning optimization methods for clinical flow cytometry data analysis”

10:50 – 11:20     Coffee Break, Vendors and Poster viewing
Sponsored by Millipore Sigma

11:25 – 12:30     WORKSHOPS

  • Sony Biotechnology: Jerry Barnhart, Manager, Field Applications
    “Panel design considerations and software tools for enabling high dimensional flow cytometry on the ID7000 spectral cell analyzer”
    Room: Balboa
  • Beckman Coulter: James McCracken, PhD, Commercial Product Manager
    “Cell Sorting for Every Lab with CytoFLEX SRT”
    Room: Newport
  • Fluidigm: Connie Inlay, PhD, Senior Field Applications Specialist
    “Heavy Metals Rock: See how easy it is to get Rock Star results with suspension mass cytometry and imaging mass cytometry”
    Room: Executive Dining Room
  • Scientific Communication: Andrea Loewendorf, CEO ImmunoVation
    “So what’s YOUR story: How to present a scientific talk that people will remember”
    Room: Auditorium

12:30 – 1:30     Lunch

Afternoon Session

1:30 – 2:20     Justin Lee, UCLA-Caltech
“Engineering immune cells as ultrasound reporters for cancer diagnosis”

2:25 – 2:40     Joe Ostrand, Flow Cytometry Specialist, Miltenyi Biotec
“MACSQuant Tyto: If it were any easier, the cells would sort themselves”

2:45 – 3:00     Katie Tuttle, Scientific Advisor, BD Biosciences
“Traditional and Spectral Flow Cytometry on the BD FACSymphony A5 SE Analyze”

3:00 – 3:30     Coffee Break, Vendors and Poster viewing (Sponsored by Millipore Sigma)

3:35 – 4:25     KEYNOTE SPEAKER, Akil Merchant, Cedars-Sinai
“Single cell architecture of the immune microenvironment in lymphoma”

4:30 – 4:45     Jack Panopoulos, PhD, BD Biosciences-Informatics, FlowJo
“Vidi vici idolum: A guide to conquering high dimensional data from clean-up to trajectory”

Tuesday April 26, Day 2

8:30 – 9:00     Registration / Coffee

Morning Session

9:00 – 9:05     Introduction Day 2

9:05 – 9:55     Will Alaynick, Nanocellect
“Challenges in cell viability and nucleic acid integrity: how can microfluidics help?”

10:00 – 10:20     Excellence in Cytometry Award Recipient, Mahina Tabassum Mitul, UCI
“Sex-based differences in influenza vaccine and adjuvant responses in human tonsil organoids”

10:20 – 10:45     Pratip Chattopadhay, PhD, Founder & CEO of Talon Biomarkers, sponsored by DeNovo Software
“From Imagination to Implementation: High Content Immune Analysis”

10:45 – 11:15     Coffee Break with vendor time and poster viewing (Sponsored by Leinco)

11:20 – 11:40     Excellence in Cytometry Award Recipient, Esha Chawla, UCLA
“The Effect of CLR12 Treatment in the P301-S Tauopathy Mouse Model on Tau Seeding”

11:40 – 12:00     Business Meeting

12:00 – 12:30     Poster Session

12:30 – 1:30     Lunch

Afternoon Session

1:30 – 2:20     Michael Hicks, UCI
“Asymmetric muscle wasting in human inclusion body myositis using high dimensional mass cytometry”

2:25 – 2:40     Matthew A. Rodrigues, PhD, Instrument Field Application Scientist, Luminex
“Extracellular Vesicle Analysis using the CellStream Flow Cytometer”

2:45 – 3:00     Angelo Moreno, PhD, Field Application Scientist, Biolegend
“Emerging technologies and platforms for in-depth cellular phenotyping”

3:00 – 3:30     Coffee Break with vendor time (Sponsored by Leinco)

3:30 – 4:00     Poster Highlights lighting talks

4:00 – 4:20     Raffle and Closing remarks