New York Metro Local Section Events

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2015 MEETINGS

April 16

Molecular Diagnostics and POCT
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
417 East 68th street, New York, NY 10065
Zuckerman Research Center room 136
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March 11

Diagnosis and classification of Amyloidosis using mass spectrometry based proteomics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
430 East 67th street, New York, NY 10065
Zuckerman Research Center room 136
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January 28

Promoting Clinical Lab Science to the Public: We all Need to do More
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue New York, NY 10065
Conference Room M 107
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2014 MEETINGS

October 16

Morton Schwartz Award Dinner and Lecture
Eleftherios P. Diamandis, MD, PhD FRCP(C), FRSC 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue New York, NY 10065
Room M107
Program Organizers:
Abdul Kazi
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June 11

Future Outlook For Clinical Biochemistry in Personalized Healthcare
Dr. Bruce W. M. Jordan 
International Business Leader, Companion Diagnostic, Roche Diagnostics International LTD 
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Zuckerman Research Center – Room 136
417 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
Program Organizers:
Dalia Green, Ph.D.
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May 7

Acid-Base Balance and Practical Applications of the Acid-Base Chart
Ellis Jacobs, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
Director of Pathology, Henry J Carter Specialty Hospital & Nursing Facility
Associate Professor of Pathology, NYU School of Medicine
 
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Zuckerman Research Center – Room 136
417 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
Program Organizers:
Loring K. Bjornson, Ph.D.
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March 5

The 2014 Van Slyke Award Dinner & Lecture
Dr. Gregory J. Tsongalis
Professor of Pathology
Director, Molecular Pathology
Co-Director, Translational Research Program
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College
The Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and
The Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Lebanon, NH
 
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
511 Benedict Avenue, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Registration: 5:00 PM
Reception: 5:30 PM
Dinner: 6:00 PM
Award and Lecture: 7:00 PM
 
Program Organizers:
Arthur Karmen, M.D.
Ellis Jacobs, Ph.D.
Abdul B. Kazi
Lakshmi V. Ramanathan, Ph.D.
Loring K. Bjornson, Ph.D.

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February 6

Acid-Base Balance and Practical Applications of the Acid-Base Chart
Ellis Jacobs, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB 
Director of Pathology
Henry J Carter Specialty Hospital & Nursing Facility
Associate Professor of Pathology
NYU School of Medicine 

ProHEALTH
Conference Room 2nd floor
3 Delaware Drive 
Lake Success NY 11042
Buffet Dinner: 
6:30 PM
Lecture: 
7:00 PM
Q&A: 8:30 PM
Program Organizers:

Loring Bjornson, Ph.D., NS-LIJ HS 
(516) 562-4510 
Abdul Basir Kazi, MS 
516-622-6198 / 6010 
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2013 MEETINGS

November 21

Prescription Drug Monitoring – Identifying Abuse
Lenox B. Abbott, Ph.D. 
Director, Science & Technology
Prescription Drug Monitoring
Quest Diagnostics, Inc., Employer Solutions
1777 Montreal Circle 
Tucker, GA 30084 

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – Room M107 
1275 York Avenue (between 67th & 68th streets) 
New York, NY 10065 
Deli Buffet Dinner & Social Hour:
 6:00 PM
Educational Program: 
6:30 PM
Program Organizer:
Lakshmi Ramanathan, Ph.D., MSKCC 
(212) 639-2204
Loring Bjornson, Ph.D., NS-LIJ HS 
(516) 562-4510 
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October 17

Fundamentals of LC/MS/MS Technology and it's Productivity Advantages over more Traditional Methods
Xiaohong Chen, Ph.D.
Applications Specialist,
Clinical Toxicology & Forensics, AB Sciex

LC/MS/MS Hardware, Software & Application Solutions for the Detection of Low Level Steroids 
Greg Newland
Regional Market Specialist,
Clinical Toxicology & Forensics, AB Sciex
 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – Room M107
1275 York Avenue (between 67th & 68th streets)
New York, NY 10065
Buffet Dinner:
 6:00 PM
Educational Program: 
6:30 PM
Program Organizer:
Lakshmi Ramanathan, Ph.D., MSKCC
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June 10

The 2013 Ezra Levy High School Science Awards
Mount Sinai NYU Health Center 
Goldwurm Auditorium, 1st Floor 
1425 Madison Ave. (corner of 98th Street) 
New York, NY 
Buffet Dinner:
 6:00-6:30 PM
Awards & Presentations: 
6:30-7:15 PM
Special Lecture by Jack Levine: 7:15-8:00 PM
Program Organizer:
Dalia Green, Ph.D
Becton Dickinson
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May 23

Standardization of an LC-MS Assay for Tacrolimus TDM
Mount Sinai NYU Health Center 
Goldwurm Auditorium, 1st Floor 
1425 Madison Ave. (corner of 98th Street) 
New York, NY 
Reception:
 6:00 PM
Lecture: 
6:30 PM
Q & A: 7:30 PM
Presented by:
Donald Mason
Global Scientific Affairs Manager
Waters Corporation, Milford MA 01757 

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April 25

Sepsis and the use of Biomarkers including PCT 
Flushing Hospital & Medical Center 
Auditorium 5th Floor
4500 Parsons Blvd. Flushing, NY 
Buffet Dinner:
 6:00 PM
Academic Program: 
6:45 PM
Q & A: 7:45 PM
Presented by:
Connie Zellner, RN, BSN 
Biomerieux Clinical Implentation Manager – Eastern US 
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March 14

Physician Office Laboratory Testing in the Accountable Care Era 
NSLIJHS - Pathology Conference Room on 2nd Floor 
6 Ohio Drive, Lake Success, NY 11042 
Deli Buffet Dinner & Social Hour:
 6:00 PM
Academic Program: 
6:45 PM
Q & A, followed by a tour of the NSLIJ Core Lab facility at 10 Nevada Drive (optional): 7:45 PM
Presented by: 
James M. Crawford, MD, PhD
Senior Vice President for Laboratory Services 
North Shore-LIJ Health System;
Chairman, Department of Pathology
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
10 Nevada Drive, Lake Success, NY 11042 

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February 28

Celiac Disease and Evolving Diagnostic Methods
Mount Sinai NYU Health Center
Seminar Room 1st Floor
1425 Madison Ave. (corner of 98th Street)
New York, NY
Reception:
 6:00 PM
Meet the Officers: 
6:30 PM
Lecture: 
6:45 PM
Q&A: 
7:45 PM
Program Organizer:
Dr Lakshmi Ramanathan 
Director of Chemistry, Mount Sinai Medical Center 
Yvonne Smiley
Laboratory Manager, Beth Israel Medical Center
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