2015 Flow Cytometry Presentations
Plenary Session 1
Flow Cytometry Standardization for Translational and Clinical Applications
Speakers:
Leonard P. Freedman, Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) - Closing the Reproducibility Gap with Standards and Best Practices
Virginia Litwin, Covance - Standardization Requirements for Clinical Trials
Tomas Kalina, Charles University - EuroFlow - Standardization and Data Analysis in Multi-Center Projects

Parallel Session 1
Next Generation Instruments and Reagents
Chair: David DiGiusto, Stanford Health Care
Speakers:
John Foster, Miltenyi Biotec - Fluorescence Cell Sorting in a Closed, Single-Use Disposable Cartridge
Michael Cumbo, Eta Diagnostics Inc. - Massively Parallel Flow Cytometry for the Efficient and Accurate Analysis of Rare Cells in Human Blood
Juliane Hill, NIH - Quantifying Resolution and Sensitivity to Improve Instrument Standardization and Enable Multicolor Panel Development
Marsha Griffin, Sony Biotechnology Inc. - Spectral Analysis: Standardizing Results through Enhanced Detection of Florescent Signal, and Novel Data Visualization & Data Checking Strategies

Parallel Session 2
Standardization of Data Analysis
Chair: Ruud Hulspas, Cytonome ST
Speakers:
Ryan Brinkman, University of British Columbia - Data Standards and Algorithms Supporting Big Flow Cytometry Data Analysis for Diagnosis and Discovery
Bob Balderas, BD Biosciences - Standardization of Flow Cytometric Phosphorylation Assays
Holden Maecker, Stanford University - Standardization Across Batches
David Novo, De Novo Software - Incorporating Quality Control and Standardization Directly into Your Analysis Templates

Parallel Session 3
Flow-Based In-Process and Release Testing
Chair: David DiGiusto, Stanford Health Care
Speakers:
Jeannine Holden, MD, Beckman Coulter - Standardizing Stem Cell & Immune Monitoring Assays in the Transplant Setting
Randy Armstrong, Stanford University - Release Testing and Quality Control for Cellular Therapeutics

Parallel Session 4
Commercial Product Development
Chair: D. Robert Sutherland, University of Toronto, University Health Network/Toronto General Hospital
Speakers:
Sadik Kassim, Novartis - Standardization of Flow Cytometry Workflows for Cell Therapy Applications
Travis Beckett, Juno - Development, Qualification, and Standardization of Flow Cytometry Assays for CAR T Cell Products

Plenary Session 2
Flow Cytometry Standardization for Translational and Clinical Applications
Co-Chairs: D. Robert Sutherland, University of Toronto, University Health Network/Toronto General Hospital, and David DiGiusto, Stanford Health Care
 Speakers:
Teri Oldaker, Genoptix - The Journey Towards Standardization in the Validation of Fluorescent Cell–based Assays
Bruce Davis, Trillium Dx - Practical Implementation of ICSH/ICCS Guidelines for Validation of Fluorescence Cell Based Assays in IVD Diagnostics and QC/QA of Cell Therapy

 

© 2015 International Society for Cellular Therapy. All rights reserved.
ISCT, International Society for Cellular Therapy, and the ISCT logo are registered service marks of The International Society for Cellular Therapy.
The BEACON and lighthouse logo is a service mark of The International Society for Cellular Therapy.