Please join us at the 9th Annual Fluidigm Mass Cytometry Summit

Note on COVID-19: We will let you know as soon as possible if this event will be changed due to the ongoing coronavirus situation. We are continuing planning efforts for this meeting for the CyTOF community and following recommendations from health authorities to protect the health and safety of attendees.

June 17−18, 2020

The Bellevue Hotel
200 South Broad Street (Avenue of the Arts)
Philadelphia, PA 19102

This yearly international meeting of the mass cytometry community is designed for new and experienced users, as well as those interested in learning more about CyTOF® technology.

The day-and-a-half program will feature plenary talks on leading research and applications, special-topic breakout sessions, tutorials to help you advance your own research, and plenty of time to network with colleagues and experts in the field.

We’re pleased to announce the keynote speakers for this year’s Summit. These keynotes will be presented on the afternoon of June 18.

Uncovering immunological mechanisms of protection from infection in humans

Marcelo Sztein, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Director for Basic and Translational Research, Immunology Group Leader
Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health
University of Maryland School of Medicine

 

Linking cellular location and patient prognosis in brain tumors

Rebecca Ihrie, PhD
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Vanderbilt University

 

Confirmed speakers:

Wednesday, June 17
1:00–5:00 pm

Plenaries

Single-cell mass cytometry identifies mechanisms of resistance to immunotherapy in AML
Shelley Herbrich, PhD
Department of Leukemia
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Understanding CD19 negative relapse following CAR T therapies in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Kara Davis, DO
Maternal & Child Health Research Institute
Stanford University

 

Breakout Session Presenters

Jared Burks, PhD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Matt Cochran, MS
University of Rochester

Emily Thrash, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Tim Bushnell, PhD
University of Rochester

Evening Networking Reception

 

Thursday, June 18
8:15 am–5:00 pm

Plenaries

Monitoring response to anti-depressant therapy with CyTOF
Lorinda Turner, PhD
Department of Medicine
University of Cambridge

A novel NK cell subpopulation predicts relapse after cord blood transplantation
Rafet Basar, MD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

Keynotes

Uncovering immunological mechanisms of protection from infection in humans
Marcelo Sztein, MD
University of Maryland

Linking cellular location and patient prognosis in brain tumors
Rebecca Ihrie, PhD
Vanderbilt University

 

Tutorials

El-ad David Amir, PhD
Astrolabe Diagnostics

Raphael Gottardo, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Gerd Haga Bringeland, MD, PhD
Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen

Greg Hopkins, BS
bluebird bio

Evening
Networking reception and Heavy Metals Rock party

 

Light breakfast, coffee breaks, and lunch will be provided on both days.

Registration is free, but space is limited. Reserve your spot now, and receive regular updates as the agenda evolves.

A room block for attendees is reserved at the Cambria® Hotel Philadelphia Downtown Center City across the street from the Bellevue Hotel. The group rate is set at $219 plus applicable taxes (currently 16.25%). 

Use the following link to make your reservation for the nights of June 17 and 18 only. For extra nights, call the hotel directly at (877) 424-6423. The booking deadline is April 17 or when the block sells out, whichever comes first. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, site of CYTO® 2020, starting June 19. 

Group Reservation Link

Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown Center City
219 South Broad Street (Avenue of the Arts)
Philadelphia, PA

We look forward to seeing you at the 9th Annual Fluidigm Mass Cytometry Summit!

—The Fluidigm Team

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