34th Congress of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry

Invited Speakers

As speakers are confirmed, their names and bios will be added below, listed in the order by date they will be presenting at CYTO 2019.

Saturday, June 22

CYTO Innovation

15:00 - 18:00
Allen Eaves, Stemcell Technologies, Canada
Starting a Biotech: Going Over to the Dark Side or Seeing the Light 

Sunday, June 23

State of the Art Lectures: Single Cell Flow and Beyond

8:30 - 10:00
Atul Butte, UCSF, San Francisco, California, USA
Translating a Trillion Points of Data into Therapies, Diagnostics, and New Insights into Immunology
Gustavo Rohde, University of Virginia, USA
Cell Image Classification: Methods and Applications
Pratip Chattopadhyay, Isaac and Laura Perlmutter Cancer Center
NYU-Langone Medical Center, USA

High Parameter Flow Cytometry and a New Computational Platform Reveal Unique Cell Phenotypes that Predict Melanoma Outcomes  

Plenary Session 1: 3D Cytometry

13:45 - 15:15
Denis Schapiro, Harvard Medical School and Broad Institute
"Google Maps" for Tissue Biology – How to Find Topographic Biomarkers?
YongKeun (Paul) Park, KAIST, South Korea
Quantitative Phase Imaging and Artificial Intelligence: Label-Free 3D Imaging and Analysis of Individual Live Cells
Keisuke Goda, University of Tokyo, Japan
Intelligent Image-Activated Cell Sorting

Monday, June 24

Frontiers Session 1: New Frontiers in Single Cell Biology: Epigenetics and Metabolomics 

8:30 - 10:00
Ansuman Satpathy, Stanford University, USA
Single-Cell Epigenomics in Cancer Immunotherapy 
Jeff Rathmell, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
T Cell Metabolism and Fate

Plenary Session 2: Single Cells in Translation

13:45 - 15:15
Ramin Herati, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Tfh Response to Flu Vaccine
Alison Criss, University of Virginia, USA
Flow Cytometric Applications for Bacterial Pathogenesis
Aristotelis Tsirigos, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Automated image classification using deep learning 

Tuesday, June 25

Keynote Lecture: Robert Hooke Lecture

Irv Weissman, Stanford University, USA
Normal and Neoplastic Stem Cells

ISCT-ISAC Joint Session on Cell and Immune Therapy
13:30 - 15:00
Jonni Moore, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
ISCT-ISAC, A Natural Synergy
Gerhard Bauer, UC Davis Health, USA
Characterization of Novel Cellular Therapeutics – Safety and Efficacy Evaluations by Flow Cytometry 
Mark Lowdell, Royal Free London, UK
Setting Minimum Standards for the Development and Qualification of In-Process and Release QC Assays for Cell & Gene Therapies
Jos Melenhorst, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Long-Term Remission of CLL Sustained by Pauciclonal anti-CD19 Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells

Frontiers Session 2: Highlighting New Cytometry Platforms that Interrogate Diverse Sub-Cellular and Cellular Targets​


John Lewis, University of Alberta, Canada​
Detection of EV-based Signatures in Prostate Cancer Using Microflow Cytometry and Machine Learning
Stephane Boutet, 10x Genomics, USA
Scalable and Comprehensive Characterization of Antigen-Specific CD8 T Cells Using Multi-Omics Single Cell Analysis​

Wednesday, June 26

Frontiers Session 3: Unique Applications of Cytometry 

8:30 - 10:00
Jeffery Saucerman, University of Virginia School of Medicine, USA
High-Content Microscopy for Systems Pharmacology of Cardiac Fibrosis and Regeneration
Melanie Neeland, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Australia
Immune Phenotyping of Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Children with Cystic Fibrosis 


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