General Information

AMP 2017 Molecular Genetic Pathology Review Course
June 1-4, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Bethesda - Washington DC

AMP 2017 Molecular Genetic Pathology Review Course

Course Agenda

Preliminary Schedule (as of February 3, 2017)
THURSDAY, June 1
    7:00am Registration and Breakfast Opens (included)  
    8:00am Morning Sessions:  
    Welcome & Agenda Overview Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
    Technology: Nucleic Acid Biochemistry and Isolation Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
    Technology: PCR Joel Lefferts, PhD
 
9:30 am
Coffee Break  
 
9:45 am
Technology: Microarray Joel Lefferts, PhD
    Technology: Sanger Sequencing Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD
    Technology: NGS Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD
  12:00pm Lunch (included)  
    1:00pm Afternoon Sessions:  
    Technology: NGS Informatics Honey Reddi, PhD
 
2:00 pm
Coffee Break  
 
2:15 pm
FISH Gail Vance, MD
    Cytogenetics Gail Vance, MD
    Case Discussions Joel Lefferts, PhD; Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD; Honey Reddi, PhD, Gail Vance, MD
 
4:30 pm
Identity Testing John Butler, PhD
    6:00pm Welcome Reception (until 7:00pm)  
       
FRIDAY, June 2
     7:00am Breakfast Opens (included)  
     8:00am Morning Sessions:  
    Inherited Conditions: Part 1 Elaine Lyon, PhD
   

Inherited Conditions: Part 2

Elaine Lyon, PhD
 
9: 45am
Coffee Break  
 
10:00am
Pharmacogenetics Barbara Zehnbauer, PhD
 
11:00am
HLA Transplant Testing Lawrence Jennings, MD PhD
  12:00pm Lunch (Included)  
    1:00pm Afternoon Sessions:  
    Molecular Oncology: Part 1 Michael Datto, MD, PhD
    Molecular Oncology: Part 2 Michael Datto, MD, PhD
 
2:45pm
Coffee Break  
  3:00pm Case Discussions Elaine Lyon, PhD; Michael Datto, MD, PhD; Barbara Zehnbauer, PhD; Lawrence Jennings, MD PhD
 
4:00pm
Q&A Pre-test Review 1  
    5:45pm Adjourn  
    Dinner on your own  
       
SATURDAY, June 3
    7:00am Breakfast Opens (included)  
    8:00am Morning Sessions:  
    Lab Management Barbara Zehnbauer, PhD
    QA, Validation, Regulations Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD
 
9:45am
Coffee Break  
 
10:15am
Hematopathology: Part 1 Charles Hill, MD, PhD
    Hematopathology: Part 2 Charles Hill, MD, PhD
  12:00pm Lunch (Included)  
    1:00pm Afternoon Sessions:  
    Case Discussions Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD, Charles Hill, MD, PhD
 
2:00pm
Infectious Disease, Bacterial Charles Hill, MD, PhD
    3:15pm Coffee Break  
    3:30pm Q&A Pre-test Review 2  
    5:15pm Adjourn  
    Dinner on your own  
       
SUNDAY, June 4
    7:00am Breakfast Opens (included)  
    8:00am Morning Sessions:  
    Infectious Diseases: Viral Ted Schutzbank, PhD
    Case Discussions Ted Schutzbank, PhD; Charles Hill, MD, PhD
 
10:00am
Coffee Break  
 
10:15am
Jeopardy!  
   11:15am Wrap-Up & Evaluations  
   11:30am Course Ends  
    Hotel Check-Out by 12:00 pm