AMP 2014, National Harbor

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We invite you to join the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) 2014 Annual Meeting as we celebrate AMP’s 20th Anniversary from November 12-15, 2014 in National Harbor, MD (just outside of Washington, DC).

The theme of the meeting will be, “Realizing the Dream of Precision Medicine.” The AMP 2014 Program Committee has been working hard to plan a comprehensive program which we hope will encourage dialogue and discussion amongst attendees.

Workshop Details:

Date: Nov 12th, 2014
Location: National Harbor Room 3

  • 9:00 am – 9:50 am
    • Title: Analytical performance of QIAGEN GeneReadTM DNAseq Gene Panel V2 for detection of cancer-related variants: A comparison of available PCR-based targeted enrichment for next generation sequencing (NGS). Speaker: Helen Fernandes, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology , Laboratory Medicine Chief, Solid Tumors, Molecular Pathology, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 10:00 am – 10:50
    • Title: Enabling scalable NGS based somatic cancer test interpretation and reporting. Speaker: Dr. Marylin Li, Director of Baylor Cancer Genetics lab
  • 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
    • Title: ALK Testing in NSCLC: Advancements and Challenges/ Front‐Line Screening for ALK Rearrangements Using a Comprehensive ALK qPCR Assay. Speaker 1: Steve Morris, MD
      Scientific Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Insight Genetics, Inc. Speaker 2: David Saltman, MD, PhD, Medical Oncologist, British Columbia Cancer Agency
  • 4:00pm – 3:50 pm
    • Title: Continuing Innovation in Transplant Medicine: Beyond Viral Load Testing. Speaker #1: Suphamai Bunnapradist, MD, MS, Research Director for the Renal Transplant Research Program. Speaker #2: Camille Nelson Kotton MD, FIDSA, Clinical Director,Transplant and Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases; Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Stop by our booth # 707 and #1023 , to find out more about how our products can help you.

For more information, please visit the AMP website