2017 Scientific Program


Industrial Science Symposium (Salon FGH)

  Session Chairs: Christiane Hassel (Indiana University, Bloomington, IN), Karen Domenico (Shriners Hospitals for Children, Cincinnati, OH), and Louis King (Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI)
6:25 PM - 6:30 PM Welcome Address, Karen Domenico
6:30 PM - 6:45 PM BenchSci: Leveraging Machine-Learning to Find the Right Antibodies in Seconds, Maurice Y.F. Shen, BenchSci
6:45 PM - 7:00 PM A New Standard for High Sensitivity Full Spectrum Cytometry, Gil Renin, Cytek
7:00 PM - 7:15 PM Go Deep for the Win: scRNA-Seq Analysis in FlowJo SeqGeq, Timothy Quinn Crawford, FlowJo, LLC
7:15 PM - 7:30 PM Optimizing and Validating Single Cell Sorting of FACS using Image Cytometry, Tiju Theccanat, Nexcelom Bioscience, LLC
7:30 PM - 7:45 PM Microbubble-based Cell Isolation, Leo Ostruszka, Akadeum
7:45 PM - 8:00 PM The Celsee™ PREP Platforms: From Blood to Viable Rare Individual Circulating Cells in Less than 4 Hours, Vishal Sharma, Celsee Diagnostics
8:00 PM - 8:15 PM Extracellular Vesicle Analysis via Immuno-magnetic Separation and Multiplex Bead-based Flow Cytometry, Ryan Metzler, Miltenyi Biotec
8:15 PM - 8:30 PM Tumor Cell Killing by T Cells: Quantifying the Impact of a CD19-BiTE Using Real-time Cell Analysis, Flow Cytometry, and Multiplex Immunoassay, Heather Paich, ACEA Biosciences, Inc.
8:30 PM - 8:45 PM Characterization of Non-specific Monocyte Binding, Kelly Lundsten, BioLegend

Opening Reception

The Opening Reception will take place in SALON ABCDE from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Come and interact with the Vendors and fellow GLIIFCA conference participants!


All of the Saturday Presentations will be Delivered in Salon FGH

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome Address, Joseph D. Tario, Jr. (GLIIFCA President)

Session 1: Immunotherapy and Cancer

  Session Chairs: Joseph D. Tario, Jr. (Roswell Park Cancer Institute), Karen Domenico (Shriners Hospitals for Children)  
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM TBD, Joshua Lang, University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison WI  
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Optimizing DC Vaccination and Tumor Preconditioning Regimens to Improve Anti-tumor Responses for Renal Cell Carcinoma, Jason Muhitch, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY  
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Coffee Break sponsored by Spherotech. Salon ABCDE  
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM ImmunoPET Imaging for Evaluation of Functional Tumor Immunotherapy, Heather Gibson, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI  
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Tumor-associated Exosomes Represent a Reversible T Cell Checkpoint, Gautam Shenoy, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY  

Lunchtime Roundtable Workshops

Middleton, LaCrosse, Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Madison Board Room

  Workshop Organizer: Sherry L. Thornton (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital)
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM Roundtable Workshops (Middleton, LaCrosse, Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Madison Board Room)

Session 2: Flow Virometry

  Session Chair: Dagna Sheerar (University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center)
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Insights into Viruses and Viral Replication from Flow Cytometry Assays, John ‘Chip’ Tilton, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Rapid Enumeration and Functional Characterization of HIV-1 Particles by High-resolution Flow Cytometry, Michał Bonar, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

The 2017 Carleton and Sigrid Stewart Lecture

  Introduction: Joseph Tario
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Clinical Microbial Cytometry: A Century and a Half of Neglect, Howard Shapiro, One World Cytometry, Inc., West Newton, MA
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Coffee Break sponsored by Bangs Laboratories, Inc. Salon ABCDE

Session 3: Translational and Clinical Cytometry

  Session Chair: Sherry L. Thornton (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital)
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM Circulating Exosomes offer a Potential Clinical Diagnostic for Glioma Patients Receiving Survivin-targeted Immunotherapy, SurVaxM, Phillip Galbo, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM ♫♪♫♪ What’s FLOW Got to do with It? ♫♪♫♪, Lisa Green, Covance, Indianapolis, IN
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM Immudex Translational and Clinical Cytometry Keynote Lecture: Genetically-engineered DC Vaccines for Melanoma, Lisa Butterfield, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Poster Session

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Poster Session, Salon ABCDE
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Wine and Cheese Happy Hour sponsored by ACEA Biosciences, Inc., Sysmex, and ThermoFisher Scientific. Salon ABCDE

Social Activities

8:00 PM - 11:30 PM GLIIFCA 26 Banquet sponsored by Sony Biotechnology. WISCONSIN, MENDOTA, and GENEVA Rooms
11:30 PM - 2:00 AM Post-banquet Scientific Networking


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM GLIIFCA Steering Committee Breakfast

Session 4: Computational Biology

  Session Chairs: Jessica Back (Wayne State University), Kathy Schell (WiCell Research Institute)
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM ISAC Lecture: Where Again was the Autopilot Switch?, Josef Spidlen, FlowJo, LLC, Ashland, OR
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Multidimensional Boundaries to Assess Bone Marrow Populations: The Basis of Residual Disease Detection, Mike Loken, Hematologics, Inc., Seattle, WA
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Break sponsored by Bio-Rad, Salon ABCDE
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM An Immune Clock of Pregnancy, Nima Aghaeepour, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Mapping the Cellular Immunome of the Maternal-fetal Interface with Computational Flow Cytometry: Promise and Pitfalls, Aleksandar Stanic-Kostic, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

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