GLIIFCA 2015 Conference • •
Welcome to GLIIFCA 2015 annual meeting conference site!
The 2015 meeting of the Great Lakes International Imaging and Flow Cytometry Association will take place in Buffalo Niagara Conference Center, in Buffalo, NY, from September 25 to September 27, 2015. We thank our generous sponsors for making this happen! We are also grateful to all the 2014 sponsors, who contributed to the success of our previous meeting in Oconomowoc, WI.
The GLIIFCA conference provides a great opportunity for the Great Lakes region cytometry professionals to come together and discuss innovations and recent research findings in the fields of image and flow cytometry. As always, we will have an outstanding group of speakers, including not only established senior researchers, but also young investigators passionate about cytometry. And, of course, there is the famous GLIIFCA party...
Translational Cytometry Keynote Lecture (sponsored by Immudex)
Flow cytometry and immunotherapy – historical perspectives and future outlook - Lawrence S. Lamb, UAB School of Medicine
Dr. Lamb received his PhD from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, and completed fellowships in Molecular Genetics and Transplantation Immunology at the University of South Carolina and Richland Memorial Hospital. He has been previously affiliated with the South Carolina Cancer Center. His primary research interest is cell-based immunotherapy of cancer. He is currently a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and the Director of the Cell Therapy Laboratory for the Bone Marrow Transplantation Program at UAB’s School of Medicine. He has academic appointments in the Department of Pathology and Pediatrics, as a Senior Scientist in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The 2015 Carlton and Sigrid Stewart Lecture
Cytometry technology entrepreneurship – Is it time to start your company? - Gary Durack, University of Illinois & TEKMILL
Gary Durack is a biomedical engineer, inventor, and successful technology entrepreneur. Gary began his career at the Coulter Corporation, a world leader in IVD instrumentation. Until 2013 he served as CEO and CSO for iCyt Visionary Bioscience (formerly Cytometry Services Inc.), a biomedical design engineering company which he founded in 1995. In 2009 iCyt was acquired by the Sony Corporation and renamed Sony Biotechnology. In addition to his role at the TEKMILL, Gary is an investor in technology startup companies and spends considerable time advising and encouraging their founders. He is an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois and is affiliated with the Micro and Nano Technology Laboratory. He serves as a Business Mentor with the Chicago Innovation Mentor program and on the Institutional Review Board for Carle Foundation Hospital.
Other 2015 GLIIFCA scientific themes will include...
- Innovations in imaging and image cytometry
- Innovations in flow cytometry hardware
- Microfudics and fluidic sorting
- Cancer stem cells and tumor microenvironment
2015 GLIIFCA speakers
- Jessica P. Houston, New Mexico State University
- Lawrence S. Lamb, UAB School of Medicine
- J. Joseph Melenhorst, University of Pennsylvania
- Samuel J. Pirruccello, University of Nebraska Medical Center
- O. Joe Trask, The Hamner Institute
- David Wald, Case Western Reserve University
- Simon C. Watkins, University of Pittsburgh and others.
The opening Wine and Cheese Reception starts at 5:30 PM on Friday, September 25. See you all in Buffalo!Follow @gliifca
We encourage all the core managers to participate in GLIIFCA Core Facility Managers' Workshop, which will take place on Friday, September 25h, from 12 Noon to 5 PM.
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