SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15
AFTERNOON COURSES | 2:00 – 5:00 pm
CTCs: Translation to Clinical Use
Joshua M. Lang, M.D., MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
Allison Welsh, Ph.D., CTC Scientist, Foundation Medicine, Inc.
Latest Advances in Molecular Pathology
Iris Schrijver, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics; Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Stanford University Medical Center, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Michael H.A. Roehrl, M.D., Ph.D., Director, UHN Program in BioSpecimen Sciences, University of Toronto
Validation and Compliance Considerations for an NGS Lab (Co-organized by AMP)
Instructors to be Announced
Ryan Kim, Ph.D., Director, UC Davis Genome Center, DNA Technologies and Expression Analysis Cores, University of California, Davis
DINNER COURSES | 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Clinical Informatics Needs of an NGS Lab
Alexis B. Carter, M.D., Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Member, Center for Comprehensive Informatics; Director, Pathology Informatics, Emory University School of Medicine; Chair, AMP Informatics Interest Group; President, Association of Pathology Informatics
Federico A. Monzon, M.D., FCAP, Director, Oncology, InVitae; Adjunct Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine
Mark J. Routbort, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Computational and Integrational Pathology; Associate Professor, Hematopathology; Medical Director, Laboratory Informatics, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Knowing Your NGS Analysis Upstream: Alignments and Variants
Gabe Rudy, Vice President, Product Development, Golden Helix
Reimbursement for Advanced Diagnostics: From Clinical Value Establishment to Coverage and Pricing
Catherine Schnabel, Ph.D., Vice President, Translational Science, bioTheranostics, Inc.
Additional Instructors to Be Announced
Regulatory Compliance in Molecular Diagnostics
Pamela L. Swatkowski, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Abbott Molecular, Inc.
Introduction to Hadoop for Bioinformatics
Martin Gollery, CEO, Tahoe Informatics
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16
MORNING COURSES | 8 – 11:00 am
Commercialization Boot Camp: Manual for Success in Molecular Diagnostics
Harry Glorikian, Healthcare Consultant
Elaine Cheung, Business & Corporate Development, Illumina
Next-Generation Sequencing as a Diagnostics Platform
Karl Voelkerding, M.D., Associate Professor, Pathology, University of Utah; Medical Director, Advanced Technology and Bioinformatics, ARUP Laboratories
Additional Instructors to be Announced
Isolation and Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells
Leslie Crews, Ph.D., Assistant Project Scientist, Catriona Jamieson Laboratory, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine and Moores UCSD Cancer Center
Kristen M. Smith, Ph.D., Scientist II, Bionomics, Inc.
Using Preclinical Models in Oncology to Inform First-Man-Trial Design: Tools and Techniques
Arijit Chakravarty, Ph.D., Director, Modeling & Simulation (DMPK), Takeda Pharmaceutical International Co.
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