EDUCATION

Course Agenda

  THURSDAY, May 16    
  7:00 am Registration and Breakfast Opens  
  8:00 am Welcome & Agenda Overview Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
  8:15 am Technology: Nucleic Acid Biochemistry and Isolation Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
  8:45 am Technology: Microarray Joel A. Lefferts, PhD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
  9:15am Technology: Sanger Sequencing Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
  9:45 am Q&A  
  10:00 am Break  
  10:15 am Technology: NGS Honey V. Reddi, PhD
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
  11:00 am Technology: NGS Informatics Honey V. Reddi, PhD
  11:45 am Q&A  
  12:00 pm Lunch  
  1:00 pm Case Discussions Joel A. Lefferts, PhD; Honey V. Reddi, PhD
 
  1:30 pm FISH Gail Vance, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
  2:00 pm Cytogenetics Gail Vance, MD
  2:45 pm Q&A  
  3:00 pm Break  
  3:15 pm Emerging Technologies Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
  3:45 pm Identity Testing HLA John Butler, PhD
National Institute of Standards and Technology
  4:30 pm Q&A  
  4:45 pm Case Discussions Gail Vance, MD; John Butler, PhD
  5:30 pm Adjourn  
  6:00-7:00 Welcome Reception  
       
FRIDAY, May 17
  7:00 am Breakfast Opens  
  8:00 HLA Genetics

Lawrence Jennings, MD, PhD, D(ABHI)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

  8:45 am Inherited Conditions I Elaine Lyon, PhD
Hudson Alpha
  9:30 am Inherited Conditions II Elaine Lyon, PhD
  10:15 am Break  
  10:30 am Case Discussions Elaine Lyon, PhD; Lawrence Jennings, MD, PhD, D(ABHI)
  11:15 am Pharmacogenetics Ted E. Schutzbank, PhD
Quantigen Genomics Services
  12:00 pm Lunch  
  1:00 pm Lab Management Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
  1:30 pm Molecular Oncology: Part 1 Laura J. Tafe, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System
  2:15 pm Molecular Oncology: Part 2 Laura J. Tafe, MD
  3:00 pm Q&A  
  3:15 pm Break  
  3:30 pm Case Discussions Ted E. Schutzbank, PhD; Laura J. Tafe, MD
  4:30 pm QA/ Assay Validation Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
  5:00 pm Adjourn  
       
SATURDAY, May 18
  7:00 am Breakfast Opens  
  8:00 am Hematopathology I Charles E. Hill, MD, PhD
Emory University Hospital
  8:45 am Hematopathology II Charles E. Hill, MD, PhD
  9:30 am Case Discussions Charles E. Hill, MD, PhD
  10:00 am Break  
  10:15 am Infectious Disease I Ted E. Schutzbank, PhD
  11:00 am Infectious Disease II Ted E. Schutzbank, PhD
  11:45 am Q&A  
  12:00 pm Lunch  
  1:00 pm Case Discussions Ted E. Schutzbank, PhD: Joel A. Lefferts, PhD
  2:00 pm Emerging Biomarkers Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
  2:45 pm Break  
  3:00 pm Technology Bloopers Faculty
  4:00 pm Challenging Cases Faculty
  5:00 pm Adjourn  
       
SUNDAY, May 19
  7:00 am Breakfast Opens  
  8:00 am Audience Participation and Test Review: Part I Faculty
  10:00 am Break  
  10:15 am Audience Participation and Test Review: Part II Faculty
  11:15 am Wrap-Up & Evaluations  
  11:30 am Adjourn  
    NOTE: Check-out time for your hotel room is 12:00pm  

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