2013 New England Cytometry User Group Meeting

The 2013 New England Cytometry User’s Group Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 | 8:00-5:00 PM, returning for another successful year to the Starr Center – Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston


We have online credit card registration.  Many thanks to Glenn Paradis and Marc Barnard for all their hard work to get secure online credit card registration up and running.  Register as a participant.  [$75.00]
Register for the meeting here!
Registration is due no later than  31 October, 2013.

If you cannot register with a credit card, please contact Rich Konz directly (Richard.Konz@umassmed.edu).

This promises to be another great NECyto meeting with a terrific line up of speakers at an excellent venue.

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am
Richard Konz
President; New England Cytometry
“Introduction and notes”

9:15 am – 10:00 am
C. Bruce Bagwell, MD
Verity Software House
“GemStone–The Untold Story”

10:00 am – 10:45 am
Patricia Fitzgerald-Bocarsly, Ph.D
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
New Jersey Medical School
“Using Imaging Flow Cytometry to Interrogate Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells”

10:45 am – 11:30 am
Paul Wallace, Ph.D.
Director, Department of Flow and Image Cytometry
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
“Monitoring Immune Responses with MHC Class I Multimers with a Focus on CMV Immunity in Patients Following Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant”

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch and open vendor exhibits – Please visit our vendors who support our meetings.

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Peter Hansen, PhD
Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder
“Plasmonic Nanoparticles in Cytometry–brighter and faster than fluorescence”

1:45 pm  – 2:30 pm
Filippos Porichis, PhD.
Director of International Programs at the Ragon Institute
-Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
-Harvard Medical School
“High throughput detection of gene-specific mRNA at the single-cell level by flow cytometry”
Sponsored by eBioscience

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Afternoon Break – Please visit our vendors who support our meetings.

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
John [Jack] Dunne, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Science and Technology
Owl Biomedical
“Toward sterile closed high speed sorting”
Sponsored by Miltenyi Biosciences

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Jonathan Irish, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University
Sponsored by DVS
“Mass Cytometry Experimental Design- A focus on Cell Signaling”

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Howard Shapiro, M.D., PC.
“Deuteronomy? or the Bar Mitzvah Speech?”

We will look forward to see you on the 5th of November.
Please note the nearby Holiday Inn is now a Wyndham Hotel.

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