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Course Information
Course Date:
May 16, 2019
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Thursday May 16, 2019

Genomics Advances for Diagnosis and Therapy Monitoring of B-cell Lymphoproliferative Disorders
- Dan Jones (Columbus, USA)

Next-Generation Diagnostics for Cancer Care: Expanding the Value of NGS through Novel Algorithms and New Assays
- Ahmet Zehir (New York, USA)

Genetics of Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma
- Keisuke Kataoka (Tokyo, Japan)

CAR-T Immunotherapy in Adult ALL
- Yu Hu (Wuhan, China)

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implication of Molecular Pathology in Soft Tissue Sarcoma
- Yoshinao Oda (Fukuoka, Japan)

Clinical and Practical Aspects of Molecular Testing in Head and Neck Tumors
- Jennifer L. Hunt (Little Rock, USA)

High, Moderate and Low – Genetic Variation and Breast Cancer Risk
- Katherine L. Nathanson (Philadelphia, USA)

Familial Predisposition to Haematological Malignancies: Diagnoses and Clinical Conundrums
- Hamish S. Scott (Adelaide, Australia)

Advances of Molecular Diagnosis in Infectious Diseases
- Gregory Storch (St. Louis, USA)

Nasopharyngeal Cancer Screening Among Asymptomatic Volunteers by Circulating Tumor DNA Analysis
- Rossa Chiu (Shatin, Hong Kong)

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Friday May 17, 2019

- Birgit Funke (Danvers, Boston)

Clinical Implementation of AMP/ASCO/CAP Guidelines for Somatic Variant Interpretation and Reporting in Cancer NGS Testing
- Marilyn M. Li (Philadelphia, USA)

Clinical Implication of ctDNA Analysis in Advanced Lung Carcinoma Patients Using Different Technologies: Real-Time PCR and MALDI-TOF
- Pierre-Jean Lamy (Montpellier, France)

Adjusting for Variation in Tumor Mutation Burden Using a Cancer-Specific Threshold in Whole Exome Sequencing
- Wei Song (New York, USA)

Integrated Genomic Profiling of 289 Pediatric Brain Tumors Uncovers Genomic Signatures Significantly Impacting Patient Care
- Fumin Lin (Philadelphia, USA)

Biomarker Analysis on Limited Biopsy Lung Cancer Samples in Tertiary Care Cancer Centre in South India Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad, India
- Surisetti Sudha Murthy (Hyderabad, India)

Validation of Immunohistochemistry by a Monoclonal Antibody CAL2 on Trephine Biopsy for CALR Mutation Detection in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
- Man Kin Ng (Hong Kong)

Comparison of a 640-Gene Next Generation Sequencing Panel to a Virtual 41-Gene Panel for the Diagnostic Utility in Unexplained Cytopenia
- Gang Zheng (Baltimore, USA)

T-Cell Clonality Testing by Next Generation Sequencing Facilitates the Initial Diagnosis and Disease Monitoring of Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas
- Jinjuan Yao (New York, USA)

Clinical Implications of Cytogenetic Heterogeneity in BCR-ABL1 Fusion Positive Adult B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
- Xinyan Lu (Chicago, USA)

Prospective Study to Determine the Spectrum of Mutations among Patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 (MEN-1) and to Identify “At Risk”, First-Degree Relatives
- Rekha Pai (Vellore, India)

Five Year Experience of Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing for Somatic Overgrowth and Related Syndromes: Non-PIK3CA Cumulative Findings
- Yang Cao (St. Louis, USA)

An International Interlaboratory Study of Complex Variant Detection by NGS
- Stephen Lincoln (San Francisco, USA)

High-Risk Cytogenetics in Multiple Myeloma: Further Scrutiny of Deletions within the IGH Gene Region Enhances Risk Stratification
- Jennifer N. Sanmann (Omaha, USA)

Genome-wide, Comprehensive Structural Variation Detection Using Multiple Technologies
- Charles Lee (Farmington, USA)

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Results on Incorparating Genome-Scale Sequencing into Care of Childhood Cancer Patients
- Sharon E. Plon (Houston, USA)

Co-Test of HR-HPV with Cytology in Cervical Smear of Liquid Base Cytology: Experiences in a Beijing Hospital
- Lan Chen (Beijing, China)

Metagenomics-Based Testing in Routine Practice, Are We Ready?
- Robert Schlaberg (Salt Lake City, USA)

Mutation Characterization and Precise Molecular Diagnosis of Inherited Disorders of Hemoglobin
- Xiangmin Xu (Guangzhou, China)

Newborn Screening to Whole Genome Sequencing
- Madhuri Hegde (Waltham, USA)

Use of Circulation Tumor DNA in Patient Management: Data from Lung, Colorectal, Bladder and Breast Cancer
- Jimmy Lin (San Carlos, USA)

Longitudinal Liquid Biopsy in the Lorlatinib Trial for Patients with Refractory/Resistant Aslk-driven Neuroblastoma
- Yael P. Mosse (Philadelphia, USA)

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Roundtable Discussion: Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
- David R. Hillyard, MD (Salt Lake City, USA)

- Gregory Storch, MD (St. Louis, USA)

- Robert Schlaberg, MD, MPH (Salt Lake City, USA)


Roundtable Discussion: Molecular Diagnosis in Underserved Areas
- Megan S. Lim (Philadelphia, USA)

Roundtable Discussion: Implementation of the Germline and Somatic Guidelines
- Elaine B. Spector (Aurora, USA)

- Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD (Richmond, USA)

- Marilyn Li (Philadelphia, USA)

- Birgit Funke (Boston, USA)

- Alka Chaubey (Waltham, USA)

- Madhuri Hegde (Waltham, USA)

Saturday May 18, 2019

Comparative Whole-Genome Analysis between Pregnant Women-Colonizing and Neonate-Infecting Group B Streptococcus Isolates
- Lijuan Wu (Shenzhen, China)

Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling (SOCS)-3 Downregulation Is Associated with Increased Proinflammatory Responses in Diabetic Individuals with M. Tuberculosis Infection
- Kiran Iqbal (Karachi, Pakistan)

High Prevalence of NDM-1-Producing Enterobacter Cloacae from Three Tertiary Hospitals in China
- Bin Huang (Grangzhou, China)

Incidental Detection of Malignancies in Metagenomics Cell-Free DNA Testing
- Wei Gu (Menlo Park, United States)

Identifying True Somatic Variants in Cancer Using Machine Learning
- Chao Wu (Philadelphia, USA)

Development and Clinical Validation of a Bioinformatics Pipeline for CNV Detection on Cancer NGS Panels
- Kajia Cao (Philadelphia, USA)

Pan-Cancer Repository of Validated Natural and Cryptic mRNA Splicing Mutations
- Peter Rogan (London, Canada)

Error Rate Normalization to Establish Position-Specific Limits of Detection in Next Generation Sequencing Assays
- Julian D’Angelo (San Diego, USA)

The Clinical Utility of Tumour Mutational Signatures for Identifying Hereditary Colorectal Cancer and Polyposis Syndromes
- Daniel Buchanan (Melbourne, Australia)

A Noise-Cancelling Method Based on Information Theory for ctDNA Variant Calling
- Hao Chen (Shenzhen, China)

Application of a Multiplex PCR to Detect Intestinal Parasite Infections in Antenatal Anemia
- Vivek Gupta (Wardha, India)

Oncologists’ Review of ctDNA EGFR Mutation Testing Reports
- Sandi Deans (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Developing Large Scale Histopathological Image Retrieval System Using Deep Texture Representations
- Shumpei Ishikawa (Tokyo, Japan)

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Best Practices for Bioinformatics Pipeline Validation: The AMP/CAP Guidelines With A Clinical Implementation Example
- Somak Roy (Pittsburgh, USA)

Timing and Signatures of Hypermutant Cancer
- Adam Shlien (Toronto, Ontario)

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Genomic and Molecular Landscape of DNA Damage Repair Deficiency
- David Wheeler (Houston, USA)

Educational Program for Genomic Pathology at JSP
- Eiichi Morii (Osaka, Japan)

Quality Assurance in Molecular Testing: Evidencing the Global Quality to Next Generation Sequencing
- Simon Patton (Manchester, United Kingdom)

Informatics Ecosystem Behind Data Consolidation for the Gabrielle Miller Kid’s First Pediatric Data Resource Program
- Adam Resnick (Philadelphia, USA)

Nucleic Acid Detection with CRISPR-Cas13
- Omar Abudayyeh (Cambridge, USA)


Epitope-Based High Resolution Multiplex Serology for Infectious Disease Investigation
- Linfa (Lin-Fa) Wang (Singapore)

Chinese Gene Mutation Database (CNGMD) from 30K Chinese Genomes and Exomes for Disease Diagnostics to Eastern Asian Population
- Jonathan Liu (Pennsylvania, USA & Beijing, China)

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