9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Cell and Tissue-Based Assays for HTS
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
http://www.worldpharmacongress.com/09_cba.asp
Cell and Tissue-Based Assays for HTS
Cambridge Healthtech Institute  
Loews Philadelphia Hotel 

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, June 9, 2009
07:30:00 Registration Open
07:30:00 Morning Coffee
07:35:00 THE RIGHT PLATFORM AND APPROACH FOR THE RIGHT ASSAY
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Lisa Minor
08:40:00 Cell-Based Assays in Drug Discovery – So Many Choices, So Little Time Lisa Minor
09:10:00 Designing the Right Strategy to Identify Active Compounds and Test a Hypothesis Taosheng Chen
09:40:00 Latest Advancements in Calcium Detection for FLIPR Assays Carole A Crittenden
10:10:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:40:00 A Novel Platform for High-Throughput Gene Expression Profiling Andreas Jeromin
11:10:00 Use of Novel High-Content Assays to Screen Disease-Relevant Cellular Models of Huntington’s Disease Stefan Jaeger
11:40:00 Data Analysis in RNAi High-Throughput Screens Xiaohua Douglas Zhang
12:10:00 Luncheon Presentation
13:10:00 Session Break
13:15:00 LABEL-FREE PLATFORMS AND NOVEL ASSAYS,TECHNOLOGIES & APPLICATIONS
13:40:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Ryan McGuinness
13:45:00 Matching Label-Free Functional Assays with Primary Cell Types Ryan McGuinness
14:15:00 Label-Free Imaging
14:45:00 Sponsored Presentation
15:00:00 Grand Opening Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
15:40:00 Evaluation of Putative GPCR Antagonists Using the CellKey System David J. Bell, Department of Automated Biotechnology, Merck & Company David J. Bell
16:10:00 Novel Assays and New Technologies Kalpana Patel
16:40:00 New Mini-Tumor Bioassay Systems to Identify Drug Candidates Raj Singh
17:10:00 Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall
18:10:00 End of Day
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
07:00:00 Check-In
07:30:00 Registration Open
07:35:00 Continental Breakfast Breakout Discussions Table Four: Choosing the Right System and Approach for Each Assay Lisa Minor
07:45:00 Table Five: Label-Free Cell-Based Assays in Early Drug Discovery Ryan McGuinness
08:00:00 Table Six: Novel Assays, New Technologies and their Applications Kalpana Patel
08:25:00 CELL AND TISSUE-BASED ASSAYS APPLICATIONS AND TARGETS
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
08:40:00 Killing One Bird with Two Stones - A Platform for Testing Putative Anti-Cancer Agents in Combination using Cell-Based Assays Sharon Zhao
09:10:00 Developing High Quality Assays for Screening 2.5 Million Compounds Elisabeth Pook
09:40:00 Kinetic Cell-Based Morphological Screening: Prediction of Mechanism of Compound Action and Off-Target Effects Yama Abassi
10:10:00 Networking Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:50:00 High-Throughput Cell-Based Assays for Pharmacological Chaperones Elfrida Benjamin
11:20:00 Screening Bone Marrow Toxicity Using a Tiered Approach David Brott
11:50:00 BBB In-Vitro Model to Improve Accuracy in Drug Safety Assessment Dorothée Hallier-Vanuxeem
12:20:00 Close of Cell and Tissue-Based Assays for HTS Conference
15:05:00 Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall
16:00:00 Announcements
17:00:00 Discussion
17:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
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