2017 New England Cytometry User Group Fall Meeting

The New England Cytometry Users Group’s annual Fall meeting will be October 19, 2017, from 8:00 am to 5 pm, in the Mark and Lisa Schwartz Auditorium of the Ragon Institute at 400 Technology Square in Cambridge MA. We hope you will join us!
http://www.ragoninstitute.org/contact/

Advance registration is preferred, rates are the same as last year (participants only $50.00)!! To register online, go to:
https://www.regonline.com/2017newenglandcytometry

On-site registration will be available at a slightly higher rate than pre-registration, so if you have a last-minute sort cancellation and you find yourself free, come on by!

Doors open for vendor setup at 7 am, in 100/200 Technology Square. Vendor information is available here.

There will be parking on-site at the 800 Technology Square Garage, $5 for the day. Take a ticket when you enter the garage and tell the attendant on the way out that you were at the meeting.

Our speaker lineup is as follows:

8:00am-9:00am:  Registration (400 TS lobby) and Breakfast (100/200TS Atrium)

9:05am-9:15am: “Welcome and Introduction”
Mike Waring: Director, Ragon Institute Imaging Core
Rich Konz: President, New England Cytometry

9:15am-10:05am:  “Understanding the immune composition of human lung cancer using spatially resolved and multiplexed/quantitative analysis”
Kurt Schalper MD., PhD. Yale Medical School Depts of Pathology and Medicine

10:05am-10:55am: “Automated Deep Immune Profiling Using Mass Cytometry”
Bruce Bagwell MD., PhD. Verity Software

10:55am-12:20pm:  Lunch-(85 minutes), please visit with our vendors who support the meeting!
New this year is that Mike W will be offering an “Intro to Flow” presentation in the auditorium starting at 11:30, for our newer members (all are welcome).

12:20pm-1:10pm “Learning about human cancer, one fish at a time”
Dave Langenau PhD. Dept of Pathology MGH

1:10pm-2:00pm“3-Dimensional Imaging in Cytology–New Technology and Use Applications”  David Wilbur, MD. Dept. of Pathology MGH

2:00pm-2:50pm:  Afternoon Break–50 min–Please visit our vendors that sponsor the meeting!

2:50pm-3:40pm: “Imaging flow cytometry analysis of neutrophils and macrophages derived from ex-vivo cultured murine bone marrow”  Margery Pelletier PhD UMass Lowell, Dept. Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology

3:40pm-4:30pm: “Ultrasensitive immunoassay for quantification of single cell analytes”  J. Phillip McCoy, PhD NIH

Post-Meeting Boston User Group meeting at Cambridge Brewing Company.

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