9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
High Content Analysis
The Fairmont Hotel
950 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
http://www.highcontentanalysis.com

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, January 5, 2009
08:30:00 Registration for the Advanced Workshop and Morning Coffee
09:00:00 Advanced Workshop Part I: Instrumentation and Automation Anthony Davies
10:30:00 Networking Coffee Break
11:00:00 Advanced Workshop Part II: Assay Development Ann F Hoffman
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Advanced Workshop Part III: Data Analysis and Management Karol Kozak
15:00:00 Networking Refreshment Break
15:30:00 Advanced Workshop Part IV: Discussion with all Participants
17:00:00 Close of Day
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
07:45:00 Thermo Scientific User Group Meeting
14:00:00 Molecular Devices/MDS User Group Meeting
14:30:00 GE Healthcare User Group Meeting
17:00:00 Conference Pre-Registration
19:30:00 Evening Reception in the Penthouse Suite
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
07:00:00 Conference Registration and Morning Coffee
08:00:00 Welcoming Remarks from Conference Director Julia Boguslavsky
08:15:00 Introduction from Executive Monette Greenway
08:20:00 Panel Discussion with End-Users and Vendors
09:20:00 Coffee Break with Exhibit and Poster Viewing
10:20:00 Data Management in the HCAWorld Keith Grochow
10:20:00 in vitro and Clinical Pathology Application of HCA Assays for Prediction, Mechanistic Understanding, and Biomarkers of Toxicity Peter J O’Brien
10:20:00 High-Content/High-Throughput Screening of Multiplexed Targets by Flow Cytometry Larry A Sklar
10:45:00 Sponsored Presentation : A Portfolio of CSB™ Toxicity Panels for Discovery Tox Applications Deb Hope
10:45:00 Developing Enterprise-Level IT Solution to Support High-Content Screening Experiments Michael Lenard
10:45:00 Phospho Flow Cytometry: Multiparameter Kinase Assays at the Single Cell Level Peter O Krutzik
11:00:00 To be Announced
11:10:00 Sponsored Presentation(Opportunity Available.)
11:10:00 The Open Microscopy Environment: Open Image
11:25:00 Multiparametric Flow Cytometry Analysis of Immune Responses for Vaccine Development Mario Roederer
11:35:00 Insight into HCS Data Stream: Analytical Strategy and Applications Ansuman Bagchi
11:50:00 Use of the ImageStream Imaging Flow Cytometer Platform to Investigate the Role of PI3K in Whole Blood Phagocytosis of GFP-labeled E.coli Gary Elliott
12:15:00 Speed: Recent Developments for the MDS Complete Imaging Solution Michael Sjaastad
12:15:00 Extracting ‘Omic Knowledge from HCS Data
12:30:00 Streamlining Toxicology Workflow from Assay Development to Decision
12:45:00 Open Systems and Software Interoperability in HCA: A Working Example J Scott McDonald
12:45:00 Advances in HCA Image Analysis Using IN Cell Investigator Software
13:00:00 Sponsored Presentations (Opportunities Available.)
13:15:00 Systematic Processing, Analysis and Management of High-Content Screening Data
13:30:00 Pipeline Pilot and Scitegic Enterprise Server: a New Flexible, Modular Approach to HCS Workflow Development and Automation
13:45:00 Dessert with Exhibit and Poster Viewing
14:15:00 A Novel p53-HDM2 Protein-Protein Interaction Biosensor HCS: Assay Development, Screening and Hit Characterization Paul A Johnston
14:15:00 High-Content Screen to Look for Inhibitors of Virus Entry Marjo Simonen
14:15:00 Practical Handling and Analysis of High-Content Screening Data Karol Kozak
14:40:00 Application of Novel Multiparametric High-Content Toxicity and Phenotypic Assays: Integration with Advances in Automation, Image Analysis, Multivariate Statistics and in silico Modeling Neil Carragher
14:40:00 Our Experience with High-Content Screening Using Wound Healing Assay Miroslav Cik
14:40:00 Applications of Small Molecule Activity-Based Probes for Non-Invasive Optical Imaging Matthew Bogyo
15:05:00 Chemical Reporters for Probing and Visualizing Lipoproteins and Lipids in Cells Rami Hannoush
15:05:00 Evaluation of High-Content Analysis Platforms to Support GPCR Screening Andrea Weston
15:05:00 Evaluation of Data Analysis Tools for the Multivariate Classification of Compound Responses Detected by High-Content Screening Anne Kuemmel
15:30:00 Refreshment Break with Exhibit and Poster Viewing
16:45:00 Statistical Analysis of High-Content Data: Harnessing the Full Data Matrix Amir A Handzel
16:45:00 Phenotypic Screening: A Complementary Drug Discovery Paradigm Jonathan A Lee
17:10:00 Obtaining Better Mechanistic Understanding of Patterns in High-Content Analysis Robert F Murphy
17:10:00 Glucocorticoid Nuclear Hormone Receptor Translocation HCS Assay: Screening the NIH Compound Library to Identify Inhibitors of Dynein-Mediated Cargo Transport on Microtubules Paul A Johnston
17:35:00 Application of Quantitative High-Throughput Screening to High-Content Analysis of Cell-Based Assays Sunita J Shukla
17:35:00 Weak Signals and Strong Artifacts: HCS in Antiviral Drug Discovery Emmanuel Gustin
18:00:00 Reception with Exhibit and Poster Viewing
Thursday, January 8, 2009
07:30:00 Breakfast Presentation : In High-Content Screening, Is too Much Information Almost Enough? David W Andrews
08:30:00 ThinkTank Roundtable Discussions
09:30:00 Reports from ThinkTank Roundtable Discussions
10:00:00 Awards
10:30:00 Coffee Break with Exhibit and Poster Viewing
11:30:00 Use of Label-Free Cell Based Assays in Drug Discovery Frank Stuhmeier
11:30:00 Dynamic Imaging of Protein-Protein Interactions in Living Cells: FLIM-FRET Microscopy Ammasi Periasamy
11:30:00 High-Content Fluorescent Microscopy Imaging Approaches to Measure Rescue of Neurodegenerative Primary Neurons in a Drug Discovery Platform Oscar Joseph Trask
11:55:00 HCA of Primary Neurons to Identify Kinases and Phosphatases Regulating Neurite Outgrowth John Bixby
11:55:00 Evaluation of Cellular Impedance Assays for Assessing Ligand-Specific GPCR Signaling in Drug Discovery Matt Peters
11:55:00 Multidimensional Fluorescence Imaging Paul French
12:20:00 Sponsored Presentation : (Opportunity Available.)
12:20:00 Quantitative Molecular Sensing in Live Cells via FLIM Mary Ann Mycek
12:20:00 Sponsored Presentation : Analysis of Neurite Outgrowth and Neuronal Injury Using High-Content Screening Stella Redpath
12:35:00 Measuring Abeta-Induced Changes of Neuronal Morphology and Biochemistry in Primary Neuronal Cultures Michael P Bova
12:35:00 Utility of Time-Resolved Binding Date for Fragment-Based Screening and HTS Hit Validation Using SPR Biosensors Anthony M Giannetti
12:45:00 Discrimination of Fluorescent Protein FRET Using Polarized Light Mark A Rizzo
13:00:00 Lunch on Your Own
14:00:00 PerkinElmer Inc. User Group Meeting
14:00:00 BD Biosciences User Group Meeting
Friday, January 9, 2009
07:30:00 Sponsored Presentation (Opportunity Available.)
08:30:00 Application of High-Content Fingerprinting to Oncology Drug Discovery: Focus on in vitro and in vivo Phenocopying and Cancer Stem Cell Analysis Louis Stancato
08:30:00 High-Content Cell-Based Assays Used for Study of the Toxic Effects of Antiviral Drugs in Cardiac Cells Anthony Davies
08:55:00 Effective Support of Oncology Driven Drug Research by Functional High-Content Analysis Stefan Prechtl
08:55:00 Primary HCS for Immunomodulation Carmel B Nanthakumar
09:20:00 Sponsored Presentation : GE HealthCare
09:20:00 Sponsored Presentation (Opportunity Available.)
09:35:00 Profiling p53 Networks by Cell-Based Multiplex Imaging Rami Hannoush
09:35:00 High-Throughput High-Content Screening in Primary and Stem Cells Francesca Santini
10:00:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:30:00 Multiresolution Texture Analysis of Human Embryonic Stem Cells for Monitoring Pluripotency Paul Sammak
10:30:00 From Assay to Molecular Target and from Diabetes to Hepatitis Fred Levine
10:55:00 Sponsored Presentation : GE HealthCare
10:55:00 Multi-Color Live Cell Immunofluorescence Timecourse Analysis of Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Formation Thorsten M Schlaeger
11:10:00 Studying GPCR Trafficking Using Automated HCS Tools Ying Jie Zhu
11:20:00 Implementation of HCA for Chemical Screening: Applications to Anti-Viral and Stem Cell Modulators Discovery Hakim Djaballah
11:35:00 Lunch on Your Own
12:45:00 Automated Phenotyping of Zebrafish Embryos by High-Content Analysis Andreas Vogt
12:45:00 Combining HT-RNAi with Multi--Parametric Microscopy-Based Readouts for Discovery of Novel Oncology Targets Christophr Echeverri
13:10:00 Identification and Characterization of Host Cell Factors Involved in Infection Processes André Paul Mäurer
13:10:00 Sponsored Presentation : Fish Are Friends Not Food: High-Content Screening
13:25:00 Whole Organism-Based Assays for the Identification of Chemical and Genetic Modifiers of Human Misfolded Protein Disorders Using C. elegans Stephen C Pak
13:35:00 Networking Refreshment Break
14:15:00 Ultra High-Throughput Production of Consistent Three-Dimensional Cellular Aggregates Mark Ungrin
14:15:00 A Live Cell High-Content Assay for Endocytic Events Marc Bickle
14:40:00 Live-Cell Imaging and Analysis of Cell Cycle Timing, Mitosis and Cell Death Samantha G Zeitlin
14:40:00 High-Content Screening of Multicellular Systems Bahram Parvin
15:05:00 To be Announced
15:05:00 Designer Self-Assembling Peptide Nanofiber Scaffold for 3D Cell Cultures: Implications for High-Content Drug Discovery Shuguang Zhang
15:30:00 Close of Conference
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