High-Content Analysis User Group Meetings:
TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
9:00am - 12:30pm GE Healthcare User Group Meeting
Similar to our previous symposia, this exclusive event will focus on bringing together researchers from industry and academia to further explore new imaging and analysis tools from high content analysis to super-resolution imaging. In particular, we are keen to explore how recent breakthroughs in these areas can contribute to drug discovery, research and healthcare advances.
As a leader in Life Sciences, GE Healthcare is committed to develop and promote opportunities in the areas of cellular sciences. Similar to our previous MEETINGS, the focus of this event will be to bring together thought leaders to support our continued exploration of new and improved imaging and analysis tools for cell biology, with a focus on High Content, Super-Resolution Imaging, and Cellular Models; additionally, we will expand this year’s agenda toward the future of workflow, data integration and regulatory requirements by including leaders from our growing Cellular Discoveries segment.
8:30-9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am Greeting and Introduction
Ellie Mahjubi, MBA, Modality Leader
Seeing the Light; Future Perspectives in Cell Imaging
Stephen Minger, Ph.D., R&D Leader
Leveraging Innovation in Bioimaging, Informatics, and Data Management to Support
Drug Discovery Using Complex Biological Systems
Zhuyin (Julie) Li, Ph.D., Biology Team Leader, Division of Preclinical Innovation, National Center
for Advancing Translational Sciences, NIH
Imaging and Characterization of Patient -Derived Breast Tumor Spheroids With Cancer
Stem Cell Characteristics
Fredika M. Robertson, Ph.D., Co-Director, Experimental Therapeutics Academic Program, The University
of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Applications in Basic and Translational Research
Justin D. Boyd, Ph.D., Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center
Will HCS Change the Drug Discovery Paradigm?
Christophe Antczak, Ph.D., Assistant Director, HTS Core Facility, Memorial Sloan-Kettering
High-Content Analysis of Tubulin Polymerization Status as a Screening Tool to Assess
Chi Sum, Ph.D., Bristol-Myers Squibb
12:30-1:30pm Sit Down Lunch in the Fountain Room
Reservations: There is no charge to attend the forum, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, please contact Ellie Mahjubi at email@example.com.
9:00am - 2:00pm Molecular Devices User Group Meeting
Want to improve your high content screening experience? Then join influential and respected scientists at our annual users meeting at CHI’s 10th Annual High-Content Analysis Conference. Speakers will discuss how they are targeting unique applications and accelerating their discoveries. Attendees are encouraged to share their experiences regarding key applications, tips and tricks, as well as discuss challenging assays.
We will be introducing our MetaXpress 5.0 Software for HCS Systems, which lets you build the analysis you want and run it at blazing speed with these exciting features:
• Interactive analysis creation
• single-click object identification
• Clear phase contrast segmentation
• Automated image import and data export
• OME and 3rd party formats compatible
Multiplexed, High-Throughput, Single Cell Analysis of Pancreatic Beta-Cell Fate Decisions
James D. Johnson, Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Imaging the Posttranslationally-Modified State of Cellular Proteins
Xinxin Gao, Ph.D., Genentech
High-Content Cell-Based Assays as a Tool to Identify Novel Taste Molecules
Yuliya Kurash, Ph.D., PepsiCo.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Viability Assay Kits: High Content Imaging Distinguishes Cytostatics From Selective Antivirals
Andrew E. Greenstein, Ph.D., Gilead
New Tools for Accelerating HCS
Grischa Chandy, Ph.D.
New Tools for Generating Custom Analysis
Paula Gedraitis, Ph.D.
A Versatile, Bar-Coded Nuclear Marker/Reporter for Live Cell Fluorescent and Multiplexed High Content Imaging
Fred Schaufele, UCSF
Application of Molecular Devices HCA Tools for Antibody Drug Discovery at Regeneron
Julian Andreev, Ph.D., Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Development, Characterization, and Application of Human iPSC-derived Cardiomyocytes, Neurons, and Hepatocytes Using the ImageXpress Micro High Content Screening System
Vanessa L. Ott, Cellular Dynamics International, Inc
Reservations: There is no charge to attend the forum, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Reserve your seat now at http://info.moleculardevices.com/acton/fs/blocks/showLandingPage/a/2560/p/p-0086/t/page/fm/0.
For more information regarding the meeting, please contact Candace.Anderson@moldev.com.
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm PerkinElmer User Group Meeting
High content analysis has come to play a pivotal role in both academic research and drug discovery.
Join the PerkinElmer user group to learn from your peers how high content imaging can be used for accelerating research, for example in cancer and infectious diseases, and why it is an ideal tool for the renaissance of phenotypic screening.
Find out about how the Opera® High Content Screening System and Operetta® High Content Imaging System can be used to analyze increasingly complex biological models for cancer or hepatotoxicity such as 3D microtissues. Discover how PerkinElmer’s portfolio now comprising agents such as HypoxiSense™ and instruments such as Operetta system, Vectra™ Multispectral Slide Analysis System or IVIS® Preclinical Imaging System can enable translational research from the cellular level to the in vivo context. Hear how software such as Volocity® 3D Image Analysis Software, Columbus™ Image Data Storage and Analysis System, and Inform™ Tissue Analysis Software can help analyzing complex phenotypes and sharing data throughout your organization.
2:00pm – 2:10pm Welcome & Introduction
2:10pm – 2:40pm Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue - 6 Months
with the Operetta
Terry Hébert, Ph.D., McGill University Canada
2:40pm – 3:10pm Meeting the Challenges of HCI in Drug Discovery
Ghislain Bonamy, Ph.D., Novartis Institute of Tropical Diseases, Singapore
3:10pm – 3:30pm Putting the “More” back in Morphology: Quantitating Multiple Protein Expressions in
Intact Tissue Sections
Maciej Zerkowski, Applications Scientist, PerkinElmer
3:30pm – 4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00pm – 4:30pm High-Throughput Imaging for the Quantitative Study of the Cellular Phenotype
Gianluca Pegoraro, Ph.D., USAMRIID
4:30pm – 4:50pm Pushing the Boundaries of 3D Microtissues Analysis Using High Content Imaging
Karin Böttcher, Ph.D., PerkinElmer
4:50pm – 5:20pm Examining Stem Cell Differentiation and Protein Localization Using Automated
David W. Andrews, Ph.D., McMaster University
5:20pm – 5:50pm Computer-Aided 2D and 3D Quantification of Human Stem Cell Fate from in vitro
Samples Using Volocity High Performance Image Analysis Software
Katja Piltti, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
5:50pm – 6:00pm Wrap Up
Reservations: There is no charge to attend the forum, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, please visit www.perkinelmer.com/hca2013
2:30 pm - 7:00 pm Thermo Scientific User Group Meeting
Revolutionizing the World of High Content
Learn how Thermo Scientific products are revolutionizing cell biology and enabling scientists in both industry and academia to use the power of high content to uncover the unknown.High content has established itself as a fundamental part of the “biological revolution” and the knowledge generated by high content is providing better decision making in life science, which in turn is improving productivity and leading to a better biological understanding of disease. Over14 years of experience has enabled us to generate the technology necessary for robust quantitative cell imaging.
Speaking will be some of the leaders in this high content revolution who have successfully used Thermo Scientific’s High Content Solutions to push the boundaries of cell biology. New technology will be revealed which allows current research to move in a unique direction.
• Network with other high content users and learn from their experiences
• Explore various high content applications used in academia and industry
• Learn how Thermo Fisher Scientific is revolutionizing high content with innovative technology
• Discover how to increase productivity by maximizing your platform’s functionality
• Participate in helping us understand what new technology we can generate to help you get your answers
1:45pm - 2:30pm Registration
2:30pm- 3:10pm Opening Presentations
3:10pm - 4:10pm Scientific Presentations
4:10pm - 4:30pm Break
4:30pm - 6:10pm Cellome Award and Scientific Presentations
6:10pm - 7:00pm Commercial Presentations
7:00pm - 10:00pm Cocktail Party and Hors d'oeuvres
Reservations: It is our pleasure to offer cocktails and hors d'oeuvres following this collaborative user group event. For an agenda and to reserve your seat, please register at http://events.SignUp4.com/HCA2013