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SEP 2 - 3 2015

Microbiology

Welcome to LabRoots 1st annual Microbiology free online conference! Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms The event is now available on-demand and you can attend sessions including keynotes sessions by Dr. Phil Stewart, Dr. Jack A. Gilbert, and Dr. Lance R. Peterson. Although much is now known in the field of microbiology, some suggest that we have studied only one percent of all of the microbes in any given environment.

Attendees can earn free CME and CE Credits while watching an impressive group of presenters who will discuss a range of topics for this year's conference including:
          
• Global Regulatory Pressure on Product Preservation
• Biofilms
• Emerging Infections
• Microbiome


Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. You can participate in exactly those parts which you are interested in and be back at your desk or bench in an instant. Virtual events remove time and place restrictions and ensure that everyone who wants to participate can do so. This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global clinical community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.




Continuing Education
The following are continuing medical education (CME) learner objectives that attendees should be able to do as a result of participating in this activity.

  • Rapid Tests to Decipher Microbiome Function in Health and Disease
  • Simple, fast and accurate microbial identification by sequencing
  • Keynote: The Science of Biofilm Control with Antimicrobial Agents
  • Keynote: Immunology and the Microbiome
  • Control Experiments for Reproducible Microbiome Research
  • Growing together: Lessons learned from the characterization of the pediatric microbiome
  • Bioburden and Biofilm Control in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • How Anthropogenic Chemicals are Altering the Microbial World
  • Fundamentals and Clinical Applications of Biofilms and Rapid Diagnostic Technique
  • MRSA Screening Program at a Community Healthcare System
  • Keynote: Using New Technology to Control Healthcare Associated Disease
  • CSPA Microbiology Preservative Subcommittee (MPS): Supporting & Enhancing the Microbiological Quality of Consumer, Household & Industrial Products
  • Challenges of Natural Preservative Application

Speakers
  • Rodney Arcenas, PhD, D(ABMM)

    Clinical Scientist in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular, Pathology Consultants of South Broward, LLP, Memorial Healthcare System
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Glen Hansen, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Minnesota, and Director of Clinical Microbiology, Hennepin Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Matthew Keyser, MS

    Senior Manager, NGS Applications, DNASTAR
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anisha Kharkia, MS

    Associate Global Product Manager, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jane Luo, PhD

    Staff Applications Scientist, Sciex
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lance R. Peterson, MD, FASCP, FIDSA, FAAM, FSHEA

    Epidemiologist, North Shore University Health System, Clinical Professor, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Daniel Turner, PhD

    Applications Director, Oxford Nanopore Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • J. Paul Brooks, PhD

    Associate Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations, Research Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics, Virginia Commonwealth University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Charles Chiu, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Medicine / Infectious Diseases Director, UCSF-Abbott Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center Associate Director, UCSF Clinical Microbiology Laborat
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Philip A. Geis, PhD

    Advanced Testing Laboratory of Cincinnati Ohio
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jack A. Gilbert, BSc, PhD

    Environmental Microbiologist, Department of Biosciences, Argonne National Laboratory - Associate Professor, University of Chicago Departments of Ecology&Evolution and Surgery - Senior Scient
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Erica Hartmann, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Microbiology at the Biology and the Built Environment Center at University of Oregon
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emily B. Hollister, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine - Director, Bioinformatics and Microbial Ecology, Texas Children's Microbiome Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Curtis Huttenhower, PhD

    Principal Investigator, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anthony J. Michael, PhD

    Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Pasmore, PhD

    Manager, Sterility Assurance Research Center, Baxter Healthcare
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tony Rook

    Manager, Microbiology, The Sherwin-Williams Company
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Steven F. Schnittger

    VP Global Microbiology and Fermentation, Estee Lauder Companies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sonia Shah

    Science Journalist and Author
    BIOGRAPHY
  • David C. Steinberg, FRAPS

    President, Steinberg & Associates, Inc
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Phil Stewart, PhD

    Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Montana State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Randall D. Wolcott, MD

    Medical Director, Southwest Regional Wound Care Center
    BIOGRAPHY

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Agenda
  • How Do You effectively Detect Heterogeneity in Single-cells?
    NOV 10, 2016 10:00 AM PST
  • SEP 03, 2015 3:00 PM PDT
    Charles Chiu, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Medicine / Infectious Diseases Director, UCSF-Abbott Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center Associate Director, UCSF Clinical Microbiology Laborat
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 1:30 PM PDT
    Philip Geis, PhD
    Advanced Testing Laboratory of Cincinnati Ohio
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 12:00 PM PDT
    Daniel Turner, PhD
    Applications Director, Oxford Nanopore Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 12:00 PM PDT
    Tony Rook
    Manager, Microbiology, The Sherwin-Williams Company
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 10:30 AM PDT
    Sonia Shah
    Science Journalist and Author
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 9:00 AM PDT
    Steven Schnittger
    VP Global Microbiology and Fermentation, Estee Lauder Companies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 7:30 AM PDT
    Lance Peterson, MD, FASCP, FIDSA, FAAM, FSHEA
    Epidemiologist, North Shore University Health System, Clinical Professor, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    Rodney Arcenas, PhD, D(ABMM)
    Clinical Scientist in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular, Pathology Consultants of South Broward, LLP, Memorial Healthcare System
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    David Steinberg, FRAPS
    President, Steinberg & Associates, Inc
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 3:00 PM PDT
    Randall Wolcott, MD
    Medical Director, Southwest Regional Wound Care Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 3:00 PM PDT
    Glen Hansen, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Minnesota, and Director of Clinical Microbiology, Hennepin Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 1:30 PM PDT
    Mark Pasmore, PhD
    Manager, Sterility Assurance Research Center, Baxter Healthcare
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 1:30 PM PDT
    Erica Hartmann, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Microbiology at the Biology and the Built Environment Center at University of Oregon
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 12:00 PM PDT
    Matthew Keyser, MS
    Senior Manager, NGS Applications, DNASTAR
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 12:00 PM PDT
    Anthony Michael, PhD
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 10:30 AM PDT
    J. Paul Brooks, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations, Research Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics, Virginia Commonwealth University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 10:30 AM PDT
    Emily Hollister, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine - Director, Bioinformatics and Microbial Ecology, Texas Children's Microbiome Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 9:00 AM PDT
    Jack Gilbert, BSc, PhD
    Environmental Microbiologist, Department of Biosciences, Argonne National Laboratory - Associate Professor, University of Chicago Departments of Ecology&Evolution and Surgery - Senior Scient
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 7:30 AM PDT
    Phil Stewart, PhD
    Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Montana State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    Anisha Kharkia, MS
    Associate Global Product Manager, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    Jane Luo, PhD
    Staff Applications Scientist, Sciex
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    Curtis Huttenhower, PhD
    Principal Investigator, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Microbiome
  • SEP 02, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    Curtis Huttenhower, PhD
    Principal Investigator, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    Anisha Kharkia, MS
    Associate Global Product Manager, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 9:00 AM PDT
    Jack Gilbert, BSc, PhD
    Environmental Microbiologist, Department of Biosciences, Argonne National Laboratory - Associate Professor, University of Chicago Departments of Ecology&Evolution and Surgery - Senior Scient
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 10:30 AM PDT
    Emily Hollister, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine - Director, Bioinformatics and Microbial Ecology, Texas Children's Microbiome Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 10:30 AM PDT
    J. Paul Brooks, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations, Research Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics, Virginia Commonwealth University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 12:00 PM PDT
    Matthew Keyser, MS
    Senior Manager, NGS Applications, DNASTAR
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 1:30 PM PDT
    Erica Hartmann, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Microbiology at the Biology and the Built Environment Center at University of Oregon
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 12:00 PM PDT
    Daniel Turner, PhD
    Applications Director, Oxford Nanopore Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Biofilms
  • SEP 02, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    Jane Luo, PhD
    Staff Applications Scientist, Sciex
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 7:30 AM PDT
    Phil Stewart, PhD
    Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Montana State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 12:00 PM PDT
    Anthony Michael, PhD
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 1:30 PM PDT
    Mark Pasmore, PhD
    Manager, Sterility Assurance Research Center, Baxter Healthcare
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 02, 2015 3:00 PM PDT
    Randall Wolcott, MD
    Medical Director, Southwest Regional Wound Care Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emerging Infections
  • SEP 02, 2015 3:00 PM PDT
    Glen Hansen, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Minnesota, and Director of Clinical Microbiology, Hennepin Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    Rodney Arcenas, PhD, D(ABMM)
    Clinical Scientist in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular, Pathology Consultants of South Broward, LLP, Memorial Healthcare System
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 7:30 AM PDT
    Lance Peterson, MD, FASCP, FIDSA, FAAM, FSHEA
    Epidemiologist, North Shore University Health System, Clinical Professor, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 10:30 AM PDT
    Sonia Shah
    Science Journalist and Author
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 3:00 PM PDT
    Charles Chiu, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Medicine / Infectious Diseases Director, UCSF-Abbott Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center Associate Director, UCSF Clinical Microbiology Laborat
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Global Regulatory Pressure on Product Preservation
  • SEP 03, 2015 6:00 AM PDT
    David Steinberg, FRAPS
    President, Steinberg & Associates, Inc
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 9:00 AM PDT
    Steven Schnittger
    VP Global Microbiology and Fermentation, Estee Lauder Companies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 12:00 PM PDT
    Tony Rook
    Manager, Microbiology, The Sherwin-Williams Company
    BIOGRAPHY
  • SEP 03, 2015 1:30 PM PDT
    Philip Geis, PhD
    Advanced Testing Laboratory of Cincinnati Ohio
    BIOGRAPHY
Speakers

  • Rodney Arcenas, PhD, D(ABMM)
    Rodney Arcenas, PhD, D(ABMM)
    Clinical Scientist in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular, Pathology Consultants of South Broward, LLP, Memorial Healthcare System
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Glen Hansen, PhD
    Glen Hansen, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Minnesota, and Director of Clinical Microbiology, Hennepin Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Matthew Keyser, MS
    Matthew Keyser, MS
    Senior Manager, NGS Applications, DNASTAR
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anisha Kharkia, MS
    Anisha Kharkia, MS
    Associate Global Product Manager, QIAGEN
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jane Luo, PhD
    Jane Luo, PhD
    Staff Applications Scientist, Sciex
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lance R. Peterson, MD, FASCP, FIDSA, FAAM, FSHEA
    Lance R. Peterson, MD, FASCP, FIDSA, FAAM, FSHEA
    Epidemiologist, North Shore University Health System, Clinical Professor, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Daniel Turner, PhD
    Daniel Turner, PhD
    Applications Director, Oxford Nanopore Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • J. Paul Brooks, PhD
    J. Paul Brooks, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations, Research Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics, Virginia Commonwealth University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Charles Chiu, MD, PhD
    Charles Chiu, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Medicine / Infectious Diseases Director, UCSF-Abbott Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center Associate Director, UCSF Clinical Microbiology Laborat
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Philip A. Geis, PhD
    Philip A. Geis, PhD
    Advanced Testing Laboratory of Cincinnati Ohio
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jack A. Gilbert, BSc, PhD
    Jack A. Gilbert, BSc, PhD
    Environmental Microbiologist, Department of Biosciences, Argonne National Laboratory - Associate Professor, University of Chicago Departments of Ecology&Evolution and Surgery - Senior Scient
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Erica Hartmann, PhD
    Erica Hartmann, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Microbiology at the Biology and the Built Environment Center at University of Oregon
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emily B. Hollister, PhD
    Emily B. Hollister, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine - Director, Bioinformatics and Microbial Ecology, Texas Children's Microbiome Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Curtis Huttenhower, PhD
    Curtis Huttenhower, PhD
    Principal Investigator, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Anthony J. Michael, PhD
    Anthony J. Michael, PhD
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Pasmore, PhD
    Mark Pasmore, PhD
    Manager, Sterility Assurance Research Center, Baxter Healthcare
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Tony Rook
    Tony Rook
    Manager, Microbiology, The Sherwin-Williams Company
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Steven F. Schnittger
    Steven F. Schnittger
    VP Global Microbiology and Fermentation, Estee Lauder Companies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sonia Shah
    Sonia Shah
    Science Journalist and Author
    BIOGRAPHY
  • David C. Steinberg, FRAPS
    David C. Steinberg, FRAPS
    President, Steinberg & Associates, Inc
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Phil Stewart, PhD
    Phil Stewart, PhD
    Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Montana State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Randall D. Wolcott, MD
    Randall D. Wolcott, MD
    Medical Director, Southwest Regional Wound Care Center
    BIOGRAPHY
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  • R. Claudio Aguilar, Ph.D.

    Dr. Aguilar obtained his PhD degree in Immunochemistry from the School of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dr. Aguilar pursued his post-doctoral training at the National institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD in the lab of the well-known cell ...

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  • Ottavio Arancio MD, Ph.D

    Dr. Ottavio Arancio received his Ph.D and M.D. from the University of Pisa (Italy). From 1981 to 1986 he took residency training in Neurology at the University of Verona (Italy). Dr. Arancio has held Faculty appointments at Columbia University, NYU School of Medicine and at ...

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  • Antonio Baines

    Dr. Antonio T. Baines is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and an adjunct professor in the Department of Pharmacology in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill. He earned a ...

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  • Chairman - Szczepan Baran

    Szczepan is a Comparative Medicine Veterinarian & Scientist turned "technology geek" who currently heads the Global Emerging Technologies (GET) within Comparative Medicine at Novartis. In this position, Szczepan leads integrated enterprise strategy for digital and non-digital ...

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  • Pinar Bayrak-Toydemir, MD, PhD

    Dr. Bayrak-Toydemir is the medical director of the Molecular Genetics and Genomics Laboratories at ARUP and an associate professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Bayrak-Toydemir received her MD from the Ankara University School of Medicine in ...

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  • Joan W Bennett, PhD

  • Josip Blonder

    Dr. Blonder leads the Clinical Proteomics Group at the CRTP/FNL. FNL is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., for the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In 1978, Dr. Blonder received his M.D. at the Rijeka University ...

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  • Peter Blume-Jensen

    Dr. Peter Blume-Jensen has extensive expertise in basic and translational cancer research, oncogenic signaling, and targeted oncology therapeutics drug discovery prior to joining Metamark as CSO in 2010.  From 2001 to 2008 Peter was department head at first Serono, US and ...

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  • Christoph Borchers

    Dr. Borchers received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Konstanz, Germany. After his post-doctoral training and employment as a staff scientist at NIEHS/NIH/RTP, NC and he was the director of the Duke - UNC Proteomics Facility and held a faculty position at UNC ...

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  • Charles Cantor, PhD

    Dr. Charles Cantor is a founder, and Chief Scientific Officer at SEQUENOM, Inc., which is a genetics discovery company with tools, information and strategies for determining the medical impact of genes and genetic variations. He is also the founder of SelectX Pharmaceuticals ...

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  • David Carpentieri

  • Agnieszka Caruso

    Agnieszka is currently a Staff Scientist and Laboratory Manager at TessArae, LLC in Sterling, VA, USA. She obtained her PhD at the University of Queensland in Australia in a field of biochemistry, and subsequently worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Queen's University of Belfast ...

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  • Bradley Ford

    Bradley Ford received his M.D. and Ph.D. (Physiology and Biophysics) degrees from SUNY Stony Brook, followed by a Clinical Pathology residency and postdoctoral training in basic and clinical microbiology at Washington University in St. Louis. His research interests include ...

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  • Cynthia Foss Bowman

    Dr. Cynthia Bowman has been a broad based general pathologist for over 30 years. She graduated with a BA in Chemistry from St. Olaf College, received her MD from Vanderbilt University Medical School, and trained for 6 years at the University of California, San Francisco as a ...

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  • George Fritsma

    George Fritsma is an associate professor in Laboratory Medicine of the Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prof. Fritsma manages www.fritsmafactor.com, "The Fritsma Factor, Your Interactive Hemostasis Resource," a clinical coagulation ...

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  • Wieslaw Furmaga, MD

    Director, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory University Hospital Director, General Laboratory Cancer Treatment Research Center Director, Proteomics Laboratory UTHSC at San Antonio Interim Director, Molecular Laboratory UTHSC at San Antonio Associate Director, Mycology Laboratory UTHSC ...

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  • Sharon Geaghan, MD

    Dr. Geaghan is Chief, Pathology at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, and Co-Director of Clinical Laboratories at Stanford Hospital and Clinics. She also directs the Bass Pediatric Cancer Center Laboratory at the Lucile Packard Hospital; is Director of the Point of ...

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  • Eric Gluck, MD, JD

  • Pierre-Antoine Gourraud

    Pierre-Antoine Gourraud is a former student of the Ecole Normale Suprieure de Lyon in France. After receiving an M.P.H. from University Paris XIII in 2002, he got his Ph.D. in Immunogenetic Epidemiology and Public Health from Toulouse University in 2005. He relocated to the ...

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  • Anthony Grace

    Dr. Anthony A. Grace is a Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University School of Medicine with Dr. Benjamin S. Bunney and had postdoctoral ...

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  • Timothy Harris

    Since June 2011, Dr. Harris has served as the Senior Vice President of Translational Medicine at Biogen Idec. Dr. Harris has served as the Director of the Advanced Technology Program at SAIC Frederick since 2007 and Chief Technology Officer for SAIC Frederick since 2008. Prior to ...

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  • Ulrich Hengst

    Dr. Ulrich Hengst studied biochemistry at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, and conducted his graduate research at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel, Switzerland, in the group of Prof. Denis Monard. In 2003 he received his PhD from the ...

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  • Michael Holick, MD, PhD

    Michael F. Holick, Ph.D., M.D. is Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics; Director of the General Clinical Research Unit; and Director of the Bone Health Care Clinic and the Director of the Vitamin D, Skin and Bone Research Laboratory at Boston University Medical ...

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  • Bruce Hollis, PhD

    Bruce W. Hollis, Ph.D. received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the Ohio State University and subsequently his Ph.D. from the University of Guelph in 1979. Dr. Hollis then completed an Endocrine Fellowship at The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1982. Dr. Hollis ...

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  • Daniel Irimia, MD, PhD

  • Kamisha Johnson-Davis, PhD, DABCC, FACB

    Dr. Johnson-Davis is a medical director of the Clinical Toxicology laboratory, Antifungal Testing and Immunosuppressants Testing at ARUP. Dr. Johnson-Davis received her PhD in pharmacology at the University of Utah and is board certified in clinical chemistry by the American ...

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  • Fred Russell Kramer, PhD

    Fred Russell Kramer currently works at the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, at the Public Health Research Institute of the New Jersey Medical School at Rutgers University. His laboratory's current current project is the design of extremely ...

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  • Fred Russell Kramer, PhD

    Fred Russell Kramer is Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the New Jersey Medical School, and has been a Principal Investigator at the Public Health Research Institute for the past 25 years. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1964 and received his ...

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  • Martin Latterich

    The discovery of proteinaceous disease biomarkers and their clinical validation is critically important for the enablement of molecular diagnostics and ultimately, precision medicine. In spite of the importance of biomarkers, research done in the last two decades has yielded ...

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  • C Jimmy Lin, MD, PhD, MHS

    Jimmy Lin, MD, PhD, MHS, is a 2012 TED Fellow and Founder & President of Rare Genomics Institute, the world's first platform to enable any community to leverage cutting-edge biotechnology to advance understanding of any rare disease. Partnering with 18 of the top medical ...

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  • Ariel Louwrier

    President & CEO of StressMarq Biosciences Inc., a research reagent company with primary product lines in neurodegenerative diseases and cellular stress based in Victoria (BC), Canada. Successful Senior Scientific Business Executive with demonstrated expertise growing markets ...

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  • Alan Maisel, MD

    Dr. Alan Maisel attended University of Michigan Medical School and did his cardiology training at the University of California at San Diego. He is currently Professor of Medicine at the University and director of the coronary care unit and the heart failure program at the ...

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  • Mark Marzinke

    Mark Marzinke, PhD, DABCC earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and subsequently completed a clinical chemistry fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University in 2012. During his clinical fellowship, Dr. Marzinke focused on the development and ...

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  • Tatjana Matejic

    Tatjana is an immunologist with more than two decades of experience working at biotech and pharma companies from start-ups to large global corporations ( Pfizer,Inc. being the latest), contributing significantly to team efforts and successes of more than thirty early and clinical ...

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  • Paul Mathews

    Dr. Paul J. Mathews received his bachelors degree from the University of Oregon where he studied invertebrate behavioral plasticity in the lab of Dr. Nathan Tublitz. He received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Texas at Austin under the mentorship of Dr. Nace ...

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  • Vincent Mauro, Ph.D.

    Dr. Mauro is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurobiology at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California. He is also a co-founder and lead scientist of Promosome, a biotechnology company focused on bioproduction enablement and DNA vaccines. In addition, Dr ...

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  • Ross J Molinaro, PhD, MT(ASCP), DABCC, FACB

    Ross J. Molinaro, PhD, MT(ASCP), DABCC, FACB is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University. He received his PhD in Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Medicine from Cleveland State University and completed the ComACC training ...

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  • Howard Morris, PhD, FAACB, FFSc(RCPA)

    Professor Howard Morris is Professor of Medical Sciences at the University of South Australia and a Chief Medical Scientist in Chemical Pathology at SA Pathology, Adelaide, South Australia. He is currently Vice-President of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry ...

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  • Judd Moul

    Judd W. Moul is James H. Semans, MD Professor of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, and Director of the Duke Prostate Center, Duke Cancer Institute at Duke University Medical Center. Prior to joining Duke, he was Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of ...

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  • John Quackenbush

    John Quackenbush is Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. John's PhD was in ...

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  • Tony Rook

    Tony A. Rook leads the Microbiology Resource Center at The Sherwin-Williams Company in Cleveland, OH, USA, where he has built a world-class Microbiology Center of Excellence to focus on global preservation strategies, continuous improvement of industrial hygiene practices, and ...

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  • Amy K Saenger, PhD, DABCC, FACB

  • Ahmad Salehi

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