Biotech China 2014
Inaugural Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Disease
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC
http://www.healthtech.com/idx?c=6914
 Inaugural Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Disease
 Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, August 11, 2009
07:15:00 Check-In
11:00:00 Registration Plenary Keynote Session
11:05:00 GAINING REGULATORY APPROVAL FOR MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
12:00:00 Keynote Introduction and Opening Remarks
12:10:00 Ensuring the Safety and Validity of Molecular Diagnostic Tests Alberto Gutierrez
12:35:00 Q&A
12:45:00 Bringing Point-of-Care HIV Diagnostics to Market: FDA Perspectives Elliot Cowan
13:10:00 Q&A
13:20:00 Luncheon Presentation (Opportunity Available) or Lunch on Your Own
13:25:00 POINT-OF-CARE MOLECULAR TESTS FOR DETECTION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE
14:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Penny Wilson
14:40:00 Point-of-Care Diagnostics Franklin R. Cockerill
15:10:00 Bringing Molecular Diagnostics toward Point-of-Care in Developing Countries Mark D Perkins
15:35:00 QUANTITATIVE PCR & HIGHLY MULTIPLEXED ASSAYS
15:40:00 Multiplex Respiratory Virus Detection: Diagnosis, Infection Control, Epidemiology and Surveillance Christine C. Ginocchio
16:10:00 Networking Refreshment Break, Exhibit and Poster Viewing
16:45:00 The Critical Role of Controls and Calibrators in Molecular Infectious Disease Testing David R. Hillyard
17:15:00 Quantitative Assays for Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Diseases Gregory A Storch
17:45:00 Questions from the Floor
18:00:00 Close of Day
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
08:00:00 Morning Coffee
08:25:00 Introduction – Clinical Applications of Novel Technologies Daniel R. McClernon
08:40:00 Clinically Useful Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases Penny Wilson
09:10:00 Emerging Diagnostic Showcases – Clinical Applications of Novel Technologies
09:10:00 Showcase One: Novel Automated Quantitative Multiplex Platform for Infectious Disease Detection Sponsored by PrimeraDx Lilly Kong
10:10:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:15:00 MICROBE HUNTING – SEQUENCING, GENOTYPING & BEYOND12
10:40:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Mark D Perkins
10:45:00 Next Generation Microbial Genomics George Weinstock
11:15:00 Microbe Hunting in the 21st Century Gustavo Palacios
11:45:00 Luncheon Presentations (Opportunity Available) or Lunch on Your Own
13:00:00 Developing Rapid Diagnostics for Bacterial Pathogens Barry N. Kreiswirth
13:00:00 FROM MICROBES TO FUNGAL PATHOGENS
13:30:00 Molecular Diagnostic Work Detecting Bacterial and Fungal Bloodstream Infections David S. Perlin
14:00:00 Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: Molecular Diagnostic Approaches Juan P. Olano
14:05:00 PCR AND POINT-OF-CARE DIAGNOSTIC DEVELOPMENT – VIRUSES
14:30:00 Expert Panel Viral Load Measurement in the Transplant Setting Featuring... CMV, EBV, HHV-6, HHV-7, JC, Adenovirus
15:00:00 Networking Refreshment Break
15:40:00 LAMP & Novel PCR Methodologies for HIV Detection Michelle D. Owens
16:10:00 Rapid Detection of Tamiflu Resistant Viruses with Smart Amplification Method Alexander Lezhava
16:40:00 Questions from the Floor
17:00:00 Close of Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Disease Conference
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