Northern California Local Section Events

2016 MEETINGS

To add or update listings, please contact Membership Manager Sue Kim.

Please RSVP for events at least one week prior to the program to Nandu Chindarkar; nandkishor.s.chindarkar@kp.org/Tel 510-559-2396 (leave a message).

Let us know your suggestions for speakers, particular topics and potential sponsors! Please contact the Program Chair, Bridgit Crews; Bridgit.O.Crews@kp.org.

December 14

The Gut Microbiome and Childhood Allergic Asthma
Susan Lynch, PhD

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
(Building 25, Room H7125)
1001 Potrero Avenue San Francisco, CA 94110
Please RSVP By Friday December 9, 2016 to Nandu Chindarkar
Ph: 510-559-2396

November 16

Hands-On Development and Validation of LC-MS/MS Assays for Clinical Research
Dr. Deborah French, Danielle Moore, Dr. Xiang(Kevin)

Assistant Director of Chemistry and Director of Mass Spectrometry at University of California Clinical Laboratories, San Francisco, Phenomenex, Senior Staff Scientist, SCIEX
SCIEX
1201 Radio Rd, Redwood City, CA 94065
Program Information

October 27

Evaluation of New BD Vacutainer Tubes
Dr. Alan Wu, Dr. Sol Green, Dr. Robert H. Christenson
Professor University of California, San Francisco, Director, Medical Affairs BD Life Sciences Preanalytical Systems, Professor of Pathology University of Maryland School of Medicine
University of California-San Francisco
1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404

June 9

Real-time Toxicology Analysis and Case Discussion by the California Poison Control Center
Annie Arens, Craig Smollin, Howard Horng, Kathy Vo, Xander Van Wijk

University of California-San Francisco
Zuckerburg San Francisco General Hospital
Room H4009
1001 Potero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110
Program Information

April 7

Clinical Toxicology and Medical Toxicology: Partners in Poisonings
Robert L. Fitzgerald, PHD, DABCC

Professor, Department of Pathology
Director, Toxicology and Associate Director, Clinical Chemistry University of California-San Diego

Crowne Plaza, Foster City Hotel
1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404
Program Information

March 10

Early Recognition of Infection via Molecular Pathogen Detection and Sepsis Biomarker Testing
Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto
1919 Fourth St
Berkeley, CA 94710
Program Information

January 20

Pediatric Clinical Chemistry: What Makes it Different?
Hong Kong East Ocean Restaurant
3199 Powell Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
Program Information

2015 MEETINGS

December 10

On-Vivo Laboratory Testing
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Program Information

November 18

Updates on the Management of Multiple Myeloma and Related Plasma Cell Dyscrasias
Shiva’s Indian Restaurant
800 California St. #100
Mountain View, CA 94041
Program Information

September 18

BayChem 2015: Novel Biomakers for Disease Diagnosis and Prognosis
Marina Community Center, 15301 Wicks Boulevard,
San Leandro, CA 94579
Program Information

March 25

Promoting the Value of Clinical Laboratory Testing
David Koch PhD
Professor of AACC
Alan Wu
Chair, AACC Northern California Local Section

AACC National Office update
Janet Kriezman
Chief Executive Officer AACC
3199 Powell Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

Program Information

January 15

Pathogenesis and Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
William E. Winter, MD
Professor of Pathology & Pediatrics

Annual Awards Presentation
Alan H.B. Wu PhD
2014 Awards Chair

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94080

Program Information

2014 MEETINGS

November 5

New Method for Detection of CSF Xanthochromia
Andrew Smith MS, CLS
San Francisco General Hospital

Next-Generation Sequencing for Cystic Fibrosis Testing
Martina Lefterova, MD, PhD
Stanford Health Care

Venue:
Shiva’s Indian Restaurant & Bar
800 California St, Mountain View, CA 94041

Program Information

September 18

New Methods and Controversies in Monoclonal Gammopathy Evaluation
David F. Keren, MD
Professor of Pathology
Director, Division of Clinical Pathology
The University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems


Venue:
Trader Vics
9 Anchor Dr
Emeryville, CA 94608

Program Information

June 10

Can Glucose Meters Be Used for Critically Ill Patients? A Pro/Con Debate
Jim Faix, MD
Director, Clinical Chemistry & Immunology and POCT
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Tim Hamill, MD
Director, Clinical Laboratories
University of California San Francisco Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Venue:
599 Railroad Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94080
Tel: 650-583-1867

Program Information

May 29-31

Lab Medicine 2014 Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists 49th Annual Meeting
Hosted by: University of California San Francisco, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Title: Emerging Technologies for the Clinical Laboratory

Keynote Speaker:
Dr Richard Caprioli, Vanderbilt University, TN
"Molecular mapping beyond the microscope"

Cotlove Award Lecture:
Dr Garry Nolan, Stanford University, CA
"A structure for immunity and cancer at the single level"

Special Guest Speaker:
Dr Henry Lee, University of New Haven, CT
"Lessons learned from high profile cases"

And many more great speakers!

Venue:
Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Cost: $350 registration (includes breakfast and lunch on Friday and Saturday, reception on Thursday night and banquet dinner on Friday night); CLS students: free for all scientific sessions ($50 for reception and $150 for banquet)

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE AT:
http://labmedx.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/aclps
BY Wednesday, May 7th.

Program Information

Eleven hours of Continuing Medical Education Credit or Continuing Education ACCENTcredit given.

April 22

Technologies and Trends Shaping the Future of Laboratory Medicine
Larry J. Kricka, DPhil, FACB, CChem FRSC, FRCPath
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, General Chemistry Laboratory and Critical Care Laboratory
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA


Il Fornaio
302 South Market Street
San Jose
Tel: 408-271-3350

6:00-6:30 pm SOCIAL
6:30-7:30 pm DINNER
7:30-8:30 pm DR KRICKA's PRESENATION

Program Information

February 20

Hands-On Development and Validation of LC/MS/MS Assays for Clinical Research Lecture and Hands-On Workshop
Seyed Sadjadi
Phenomenex, Torrance, CA
Xiang (Kevin) He, Ph.D.
Clinical and Toxicological Applications Specialist, ABSCIEX, Redwood City, CA

Kara Lynch, Ph.D., DABCC
Associate Chief of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology
San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA


AB SCIEX
1201 Radio Road
Redwood City
CA 94065

8:00AM- 5:00 PM (lunch will be provided)
Cost: AACC Members: $59
Non-members: $99
Students: $35
PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE AT:
www.regonline.com/AACCfebruary
BY Saturday, February 15th.
Eight hours of Continuing Education ACCENT credit given

Program Information

January 22

Annual Award Presentation Dinner
Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacometabolomics for Personalized Medicine
​Steven H. Wong, Ph.D., DABCC(TC),
President of AACC
Professor of Pathology, Director of Clinical Chemistry
Co-Director, Clinical and Translational Mass Spectrometry Center
Department of Pathology, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC, USA


National AACC Update
Janet B. Kreizman
Chief Executive Officer of AACC

Hong Kong East Ocean Restaurant
3199 Powell Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

6:00 - 6:30 PM SOCIAL
6:30-7:30 PM DINNER AND AWARD PRESENTATIONS
7:30-8:30 PM DR WONG'S PRESENTATION
8.30-8.45 PM JANET KREIZMAN'S PRESENTATION

Recap of the January 2014 meeting ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

2016 MEETINGS

Please RSVP for events at least one week prior to the program to Nandu Chindarkar; nandkishor.s.chindarkar@kp.org/Tel 510-559-2396 (leave a message).

Let us know your suggestions for speakers, particular topics and potential sponsors! Please contact the Program Chair, Bridgit Crews; Bridgit.O.Crews@kp.org.

November 16

Hands-On Development and Validation of LC-MS/MS Assays for Clinical Research
Dr. Deborah French, Danielle Moore, Dr. Xiang(Kevin)

Assistant Director of Chemistry and Director of Mass Spectrometry at University of California Clinical Laboratories, San Francisco, Phenomenex, Senior Staff Scientist, SCIEX
SCIEX
1201 Radio Rd, Redwood City, CA 94065
Program Information

October 27

Evaluation of New BD Vacutainer Tubes
Dr. Alan Wu, Dr. Sol Green, Dr. Robert H. Christenson
Professor University of California, San Francisco, Director, Medical Affairs BD Life Sciences Preanalytical Systems, Professor of Pathology University of Maryland School of Medicine
University of California-San Francisco
1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404

June 9

Real-time Toxicology Analysis and Case Discussion by the California Poison Control Center
Annie Arens, Craig Smollin, Howard Horng, Kathy Vo, Xander Van Wijk

University of California-San Francisco
Zuckerburg San Francisco General Hospital
Room H4009
1001 Potero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110
Program Information

April 7

Clinical Toxicology and Medical Toxicology: Partners in Poisonings
Robert L. Fitzgerald, PHD, DABCC

Professor, Department of Pathology
Director, Toxicology and Associate Director, Clinical Chemistry University of California-San Diego

Crowne Plaza, Foster City Hotel
1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404
Program Information

March 10

Early Recognition of Infection via Molecular Pathogen Detection and Sepsis Biomarker Testing
Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto
1919 Fourth St
Berkeley, CA 94710
Program Information

January 20

Pediatric Clinical Chemistry: What Makes it Different?
Hong Kong East Ocean Restaurant
3199 Powell Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
Program Information

2015 MEETINGS

December 10

On-Vivo Laboratory Testing
Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Program Information

November 18

Updates on the Management of Multiple Myeloma and Related Plasma Cell Dyscrasias
Shiva’s Indian Restaurant
800 California St. #100
Mountain View, CA 94041
Program Information

September 18

BayChem 2015: Novel Biomakers for Disease Diagnosis and Prognosis
Marina Community Center, 15301 Wicks Boulevard,
San Leandro, CA 94579
Program Information

March 25

Promoting the Value of Clinical Laboratory Testing
David Koch PhD
Professor of AACC
Alan Wu
Chair, AACC Northern California Local Section

AACC National Office update
Janet Kriezman
Chief Executive Officer AACC
3199 Powell Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

Program Information

January 15

Pathogenesis and Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
William E. Winter, MD
Professor of Pathology & Pediatrics

Annual Awards Presentation
Alan H.B. Wu PhD
2014 Awards Chair

Basque Cultural Center
599 Railroad Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94080

Program Information

2014 MEETINGS

November 5

New Method for Detection of CSF Xanthochromia
Andrew Smith MS, CLS
San Francisco General Hospital

Next-Generation Sequencing for Cystic Fibrosis Testing
Martina Lefterova, MD, PhD
Stanford Health Care

Venue:
Shiva’s Indian Restaurant & Bar
800 California St, Mountain View, CA 94041

Program Information

September 18

New Methods and Controversies in Monoclonal Gammopathy Evaluation
David F. Keren, MD
Professor of Pathology
Director, Division of Clinical Pathology
The University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems


Venue:
Trader Vics
9 Anchor Dr
Emeryville, CA 94608

Program Information

June 10

Can Glucose Meters Be Used for Critically Ill Patients? A Pro/Con Debate
Jim Faix, MD
Director, Clinical Chemistry & Immunology and POCT
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Tim Hamill, MD
Director, Clinical Laboratories
University of California San Francisco Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Venue:
599 Railroad Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94080
Tel: 650-583-1867

Program Information

May 29-31

Lab Medicine 2014 Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists 49th Annual Meeting
Hosted by: University of California San Francisco, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Title: Emerging Technologies for the Clinical Laboratory

Keynote Speaker:
Dr Richard Caprioli, Vanderbilt University, TN
"Molecular mapping beyond the microscope"

Cotlove Award Lecture:
Dr Garry Nolan, Stanford University, CA
"A structure for immunity and cancer at the single level"

Special Guest Speaker:
Dr Henry Lee, University of New Haven, CT
"Lessons learned from high profile cases"

And many more great speakers!

Venue:
Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Cost: $350 registration (includes breakfast and lunch on Friday and Saturday, reception on Thursday night and banquet dinner on Friday night); CLS students: free for all scientific sessions ($50 for reception and $150 for banquet)

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE AT:
http://labmedx.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/aclps
BY Wednesday, May 7th.

Program Information

Eleven hours of Continuing Medical Education Credit or Continuing Education ACCENTcredit given.

April 22

Technologies and Trends Shaping the Future of Laboratory Medicine
Larry J. Kricka, DPhil, FACB, CChem FRSC, FRCPath
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, General Chemistry Laboratory and Critical Care Laboratory
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA


Il Fornaio
302 South Market Street
San Jose
Tel: 408-271-3350

6:00-6:30 pm SOCIAL
6:30-7:30 pm DINNER
7:30-8:30 pm DR KRICKA's PRESENATION

Program Information

February 20

Hands-On Development and Validation of LC/MS/MS Assays for Clinical Research Lecture and Hands-On Workshop
Seyed Sadjadi
Phenomenex, Torrance, CA
Xiang (Kevin) He, Ph.D.
Clinical and Toxicological Applications Specialist, ABSCIEX, Redwood City, CA

Kara Lynch, Ph.D., DABCC
Associate Chief of Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology
San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA


AB SCIEX
1201 Radio Road
Redwood City
CA 94065

8:00AM- 5:00 PM (lunch will be provided)
Cost: AACC Members: $59
Non-members: $99
Students: $35
PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE AT:
www.regonline.com/AACCfebruary
BY Saturday, February 15th.
Eight hours of Continuing Education ACCENT credit given

Program Information

January 22

Annual Award Presentation Dinner
Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacometabolomics for Personalized Medicine
​Steven H. Wong, Ph.D., DABCC(TC),
President of AACC
Professor of Pathology, Director of Clinical Chemistry
Co-Director, Clinical and Translational Mass Spectrometry Center
Department of Pathology, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC, USA


National AACC Update
Janet B. Kreizman
Chief Executive Officer of AACC

Hong Kong East Ocean Restaurant
3199 Powell Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

6:00 - 6:30 PM SOCIAL
6:30-7:30 PM DINNER AND AWARD PRESENTATIONS
7:30-8:30 PM DR WONG'S PRESENTATION
8.30-8.45 PM JANET KREIZMAN'S PRESENTATION

Recap of the January 2014 meeting ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​