32nd Annual Meeting 2019

 

Friday, August 16, 2019

 7:15-8:30 am
Breakfast Seminar
Hosted by Bio-Rad Laboratories
Improving ANA IFA Testing Through Total Automation
Jeri Seiki, B.S. Clinical Laboratory Science
and
John Breneman, Ph.D., M.A., Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Grand Ballroom B
or
Continental Breakfast
Grand Assembly

7:30-8:30 am
Committee Meetings
Grand Ballroom A

8:30-8:35 am
Opening Remarks
Vijaya Knight, M.D., Ph.D., AMLI President

PLENARY SESSION 1

Multiple Myeloma
Chairs:  M. Qasim Ansari, M.D. | Antony Bakke, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
Eszter Lazar-Molnar, Ph.D., D(ABMLI), D(ABHI)
Grand Ballroom A

8:35-9:15 am
Guidelines and Challenges in the Laboratory Detection of
Monoclonal Proteins
David F. Keren, M.D., The University of Michigan

9:15-10:00 am
Biology and Treatment of Myeloma
 Shaji Kumar, M.D., Mayo Clinic Rochester

10:00-10:30 am
Break
Grand Assembly

10:30- 11:15 am
The Use of Flow Cytometry in the Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma
and Monitoring Treatment with MRD Detection:  Issues and Caveats
Mikhail Roshal, M.D., Ph.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

11:15-12:00 noon
Using Mass Spectrometry to Profile Antibody Repertoires
David L. Murray, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic

 12:00-1:30 pm
Luncheon Seminar Hosted by
Euroimmun US
Membranous Nephropathy:
Antibody-based Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Disease Monitoring
Speaker to be announced
Grand Ballroom B

PLENARY SESSION 2

Hot Topics in Immunology: Big Data and How to Use It
Chairs:  Roshini Abraham, Ph.D., D(ABMLI) | Mohamed Elrefaei, M.D., Ph.D.
Grand Ballroom A

2:00- 2:30 pm
Clinical Decision Support for Primary Immunodeficiencies: Making Health
Information Systems Work for Patients and Providers
Nicholas L. Rider, D.O., FAAAAI, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine

2:30-3:00 pm
The Application and Utility of a Primary Immunodeficiency Diagnosis Tool
Robert P. Nelson, Jr., M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine |
Eonimmune, LLC

3:00-3:30 pm
Data-Driven Cytometry
Ryan Brinkman, Ph.D., University of British Columbia and
British Columbia Cancer Research Center

3:30-4:00 pm
Clinical Curation of Genomic Data Requires Big Data Analysis: ClinGen and
Other Approaches to Genomic Data Curation and Analysis
Michael S. Watson, M.S., Ph.D., FACMG, American College of Medical Genetics

4:00-4:15 pm
Break
Grand Assembly

4:15-4:45 pm
Panel Discussion

5:00-7:00 pm
Meet the Exhibitors | Poster Session Reception
Exhibit Hall

 

 Saturday, August 17, 2019

7:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Meet the Exhibitors
Exhibit Hall

7:30-8:30 am
Committee Meetings
Grand Ballroom A

PLENARY SESSION 3

Antinuclear Antibodies:  A Workshop on Current
Practices and Future Directions
Chairs:  Lisa Peterson, Ph.D., D(ABMLI) | Anne Tebo, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
Grand Ballroom A

8:30-9:00 am
Past, Present and Future of Antinuclear Antibody Testing
Marvin Fritzler, M.D., Ph.D., Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

9:00-9:30 am
Antinuclear Antibodies:  Analysis of Results from a Recent AMLI ANA Survey
Lisa K. Peterson, Ph.D., D(ABMLI), University of Utah
School of Medicine | ARUP Laboratories

 9:30-10:00 am
ANA IFA: Technical Issues Affecting Reading and Interpreting ANA IFA Patterns
Susan S. Copple, M.S., MT(ASCP)SI, Inova Diagnostics

 10:00-10:30 am
Break
Meet the Exhibitors
Exhibit Hall

10:30-11:00 am
ANA Patterns and Titers:  Clinical Associations and Diagnostic Relevance
Mark Wener, M.D., University of Washington

11:00-12:00 pm
Panel and Audience Discussion: the Grand Debate

12:00-1:30 pm
Luncheon Seminar Hosted by
Inova Diagnostics
Closing the Patient Care Gap in Autoimmunity: The Clinical Value of New Biomarkers
Marvin J. Fritzler, Ph.D., M.D., Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Kishore Malyavantham, Director of Research and Development, Inova Diagnostics
Grand Ballroom B

2:00 pm
NETER AWARD LECTURE
Autoantibodies: Good, Bad and Junk
Marvin J. Fritzler, Ph.D., M.D., University of Calgary

3:00 pm
Abstract Award Presentations

3:30 pm
AMLI Business Meeting

4:00-6:00 pm
Meet the Exhibitors | Poster Session Reception
Exhibit Hall

6:15 pm
Annual Dinner
MALLORCA
Spanish and Portuguese cuisine
1390 West 9th Street
Eight to nine minute walk from hotel
Van will be available for those who wish to ride.

 

Sunday, August 18, 2019

7:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Grand Assembly

7:30-8:30 am
Committee Meetings
Grand Ballroom A

PLENARY SESSION 4

Case Studies
Chairs:  Trivikram Dasu, Ph.D., D(ABMLI) | Sara Nandiwada, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
Evangelos Ntrivalas, M.D., Ph.D., D(ABMLI), HCLD(ABB)
Grand Ballroom A

8:30-9:15 am
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Child with Ulcerative Colitis
Lusia Sepiashvili, Ph.D., The Hospital for Sick Children

9:15-10:00 am
A Case of Erratic Clinical Laboratory Test Results in a Patient
with Multiple Myeloma

Kevin Crawford, Ph.D., The Binding Site Inc.

10:00-10:30 am
Break
Grand Assembly 

10:30-11:15 am
Interpretation of an Elusive Pattern of Serum Protein Electrophoresis in
a
Patient with Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Eszter Lazar-Molnar, Ph.D., D(ABMLI), D(ABHI), University of Utah School of Medicine

11:15-12:00 pm
Pneumococcal Vaccine Response in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis
Kimberly A. McBennett, M.D., Ph.D. | Tracey L. Bonfield, Ph.D., D(ABMLI), University
Hospitals, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University

12:00-1:30 pm
Luncheon Seminar Hosted by
Hycor Biomedical
Allergy testing on NOVEOS:  Moving beyond “Bucket Chemistry”
Eric Whitters, Ph. D., Chief Operating Officer, Hycor Biomedical
Grand Ballroom B

Free Afternoon

 

Monday, August 19, 2019

7:30 am
Continental Breakfast
Grand Assembly

PLENARY SESSION 5

Vaccines
Chairs:  Thomas S. Alexander, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
Amir A. Sadighi Akha, M.D., D.Phil., D(ABMLI) | Eric T. Weimer, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
Grand Ballroom A

8:30-9:15 am
Vaccine Refusal: Who, Where, Why – and What to do About It
Mark C. Navin, Ph.D., Oakland University

 9:15-10:00 am
The Effect of Age and Biological Sex on Immune Responses to Vaccination
Inna G. Ovsyannikova, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Vaccine Research Group

10:00-10:30 am
Break
Grand Assembly

10:30-11:15 am
Epitope Guided Design of Flavirus Recombinant Protein Subunit Vaccines
Stefan W. Metz, Ph.D., MSc., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

11:15-12:00 pm
Clinical Vaccine Studies – A Laboratory Immunology Perspective
Marcela Pasetti, Ph.D., University of Maryland Center for Vaccine Development
and Global Health

12:00 noon
Conclusion of Meeting

 

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