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Friday, June 13, 2014
|8:10 - 9:00 a.m.
||Keynote Address – Lee H. Hilborne, MD, MPH, DLM(ASCP)CM, FASCP|
|9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
||Clinical Genome Sequencing: What’s Next in Next- Generation Sequencing? – Matthew J. Ferber, PhD, FACMG|
|10:20 - 11:10 a.m.
||Diagnostic Testing for HER2 Amplification in Breast Cancer: The New ASCO/CAP Guidelines – Gail H. Vance, MD|
|11:10 a.m. - Noon
||Non-Invasive Pre-Natal Diagnosis – Charles “Buck” Strom, MD, PhD, FAAP, HCLD|
|1:40 - 2:30 p.m.
||Clinical Significance of the Leukemia Cell Karyotype in Children with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) – Susana C. Raimondi, PhD|
|2:30 -3:20 p.m.
||Genetic Counseling in the Era of Microarrays – Leslie Ross, MS, CGC|
|4:00 - 4:30 p.m.
||Personalized Medicine & Me – Peter C. Hu, PhD, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, CGCMMBCM|
|4:30 - 5:20 p.m.
||Health & Safety – Mervat S. Ayad, BS, EMBA, CG(ASCP)CM, DLMCM, CCS|
Saturday, June 14, 2014
|8:10 - 9:00 a.m.
||Gordon W. Dewald Lecture: Clinical Laboratory Education in Diagnostic Genetics – The Road to a Brighter Future in Health Care – Vicki L. Hopwood, MS Sponsored by Rainbow Scientific|
|9:00 - 10:40 a.m.
Abstract Platform Presentations & Student Abstract Award Winner Presentation
9:00-9:15 a.m. - Complex Chromosomal Rearrangements In B-Cell Lymphoma: Evidence of Chromothripsis? - Veronica Ortega, BA, CG(ASCP)
9:15-9:30 a.m. - Multiple Myeloma: The Testing, Validation and Implementation of Cell Separation Technology for Improved Patient Care - Elizabeth Harper, CG(ASCP)
9:30-9:45 a.m. - Implications of Delayed Leukocyte Isolation and Repeated Cycles of Freeze-Thaw On The Activity of Eleven Lysosomal Enzymes - Teresa Thompson, BS, MB(ASCP)
9:45-10:00 a.m. - Chromosome Shattering: A Look At Constitutional Chromothripsis In Patients Exhibiting Multiple Copy Number Changes and Complex - April N. Harris
10:00-10:15 a.m. - Detecting Low Level Mosaicism of Trisomy 9 With Microarray Analysis - Jennifer Crawford, CG(ASCP)/Shamsa Naqvi, CG(ASCP)
10:15-10:30 a.m. - Quantitative Analysis of Snrpn Gene Methylation By Pyrosequencing: An Accurate Method For Identifying Mosaicism - Crystal Symsick Propes
10:30-10:40 a.m. - A Combination of Zyflamend and Vemurafenib (PLX4032) May Have a Synergistic Effect against Melanoma Cell Proliferation - Student Research Award Winner, Jacob Yo
|11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
||Informed Consent for Whole Genome Sequencing – Katherine S. Hunt, PhD, MS, CGC|
|1:45 - 2:35 p.m.
||Miscarriages, Cell Morphology & Villi Formation: Detecting High Abnormality Percentages in POCs – Philip J. Hardy, M. Clin Cyto, B.Bus|
|2:35 - 3:25 p.m.
||Targeted Therapies for Solid tumors & Companion Diagnostics – Dianne Keen-Kim, PhD, FACMG|
|3:45 - 4:35 p.m.
||The Integration of Clinical & Laboratory Elements in Diagnosing & Managing Genetic Disorders – Kara Goodin, MD|
|4:35 - 5:25 p.m.
||Overview of the New AMA Molecular Pathology CPT Codes – V.M. Pratt, PhD, FACMG|