Southern California Local Section Events

2014 MEETINGS

May 20 Sports Drug Testing Laboratories: Catching the Dopers
Dr. Anthony Butch, Ph.D. DABCC, FACB, MT(ASCP)
Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine
Director of UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory
Pharmacogenetic Testing in Clinical Practice: Current State of The Art, Evidence for Utility and Future Directions
Dr. Naissan Hussainzada, Ph.D
Director of Pharmacogenetic Testing Clinical Strategy
Millennium Laboratories
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Program Information
 
April 10 Southern California AACC/Thermo Fisher Clinical Biochemistry Conference on Procalcitonin
Holiday Inn Torrance
19800 S. Vermont, Torrance, CA, 90502
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March 18 Toxicology! Because What You Don't Know Can Kill You
Alan Wu, Ph.D., DABCC
Professor of Lab Medicine at UC San Francisco
Chief of Clinical Chemistry Laboratory at San Francisco General Hospital
Single Molecule Array(SIMOA™) for Ultra-high Sensitivity Detection of Biomarkers
Bryan Klekota, Ph.D.
Business Development Manager
Quanterix-Lexington, MA
Hotel Irvine-Jamboree Center
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, California, USA, 92614
4:00 – 5:30 PM Board Meeting
5:30 – 6:00 PM Mixer
6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner
7:00 – 9:00 PM Speakers
Program Information
 
January 21 Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacometabolomics For Personalized Medicine
Steven H. Wong, Ph.D.
AACC President
Professor of Pathology & Director Clinical Chemistry & Toxicology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
AACC Headquarters Report
Janet Kreizman
CEO
American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AAAC)
Beckman Coulter, Inc
250 So. Kraemer Blvd
Brea, CA 92821
4:00 – 5:00 PM Board Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 PM Mixer
6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner
7:00 – 9:00 PM Speakers
Program Information
 

2013 MEETINGS

November 19 Southern California Section Meeting
Molecular Profiles of Lung Cancer: New Strategies for Detection, Prediction, and Treatment
Lee Goodglick, Ph.D., MBA
Professor – Dept. Pathology, Assistant Director - UCLA CA Nanosystems Inst.,
Co-Director, UCLA EDRN
UCLA School of Medicine
Salivary Biomarkers for Detection of Oral & Systemic Disease
David Wong, DMD, DMSc
Professor - Felix & Mildred and Associate Dean of Research
UCLA School of Dentistry
Phenomenex
411 Madrid Ave
Torrance, CA, 90501
4:00 – 5:00 PM Tour of Phenomenex
4:00 – 5:00 PM Board Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 PM Poster Session/Mixer
6:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner
7:00 – 9:00 PM Speakers
Program Information

Abstract Submission Information

Abstracts Deadline: November 8, 2013
 
September 17 The Landscape of Next Generation Sequencing; Challenges and Opportunities for the Clinical Lab
Jamie Platt, PhD
Scientific Director, Advanced Sequencing
Quest Diagnostics
Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer
Monet N. Sayegh, MD
Senior Clinical / Medical Consultant
Siemens Healthcare DX
Kaiser Permanente Regional Reference Laboratories
11668 Sherman Way
North Hollywood, CA, 91605
4:00 – 5:30 PM     Board Meeting
5:30 – 6:00 PM     Mixer
6:00 – 7:00 PM     Dinner
7:00 – 9:00 PM     Speakers
Program Information
 
May 21 Southern California Section Meeting
Holiday Inn LA Intl Airport
9901 La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
David F. Schaffner Ph.D., M.T. (ASCP)
Medical Affairs Manager
Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Charles Strom M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.M.G., H.C.L.D.

Senior Medical Director, Genetics
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
4:00 – 5:30 PM     Board Meeting
5:30 – 6:00 PM     Mixer
6:00 – 7:00 PM     Dinner
7:00 – 9:00 PM     Speakers
Program Information
 
March 19 Southern California Section Meeting
Beckman Coulter, Inc,
250 S. Kraemer Blvd
Brea, CA 92821
Robert H. Christenson, Ph.D.
President of AACC
Professor of Pathology and Professor of Medical and Research Technology
University of Maryland Medical Center
Gary L. Myers, Ph.D., FACB
Interim CEO of AACC
American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)
4:00 – 5:00 PM     Board Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 PM     Mixer
6:00 – 7:00 PM     Dinner
7:00 – 9:00 PM     Speakers
Program Information
 
January 15 Southern California Section Meeting
Holiday Inn Los Angeles International Airport
9901 La Cienega Blvd. 
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Raj Pandian, Ph.D.
Senior Laboratory Director-Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
Ruben Bonilla Guerrero, MD, DABMG, FACMG
Director, Clinical Biochemical Genetics-Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
4:00 – 5:00 PM     Board Meeting
5:30 – 6:00 PM     Mixer
6:00 – 7:00 PM     Dinner
7:00 – 9:00 PM     Speakers
Program Information
 
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