Program

 

 

 

 

 

Discovery, Research, Education, & InnoVation Days

 

Please note with the increasing containment measurement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic the Chief Medical Officer of Health and Alberta Health requests that all large events with more than 250 attendees be cancelled. Accordingly, we have cancelled 2020 DRIvE days originally scheduled for April 24. & 25. Thank you very much for your understanding.


 

Friday, April 24, 2020

Lister Centre

 Time Event Location

8:00

Welcome - Dr. Michael Mengel  
8:05 - 9:35 Discovery & Research Session Oral Presentations (for prizes)  
9:35 - 9:50 Break  
9:50 - 11:35 Discovery & Research Session Oral Presentations (for prizes)  
11:35 - 12:45 Lunch  
12:45 - 1:45 Toward Patient-Specific Treatment: Medical Applications of Machine Learning
Dr. Russ Greiner
 
1:45 - 2:15 Challenges in Rapid HIV Diagnostics for the Next Generation of Canadians
Dr. Natalie Marshall
 
2:15 - 2:45 Evolution in Communication in the Medical Lab Profession
Joel Rivero
 
2:45 - 3:45 Poster Viewing 
 
3:45 - 4:00 Break  
4:00 - 5:00  Dr. John. W. Macgregor Memorial Lecture
Dr. Samuel Sia
Title: TBA
 
5:15 - 5:30 Oral Presentation Awards/Teacher Awards
 
5:30 - 8:00 Dinner
 
 

 

Discovery & Research Sessions

 In This Session, Trainees Will Present Novel Research Results Generated In The Department Of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
 Time Event Location
7:00-8:00 am Registration Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
8:00-8:15 Welcome - Dr. Michael Mengel Bernard Snell Theatre
8:15-9:45 Oral presentations  Bernard Snell Theatre
  Poster set-up Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
9:45-10:00 Break  
10:00-11:45 Oral presentations Bernard Snell Theatre
11:45-12:45 Lunch Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

Discovery & Research Sessions

 In This Session, Trainees Will Present Novel Research Results Generated In The Department Of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
 Time Event Location
7:00-8:00 am Registration Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
8:00-8:15 Welcome - Dr. Michael Mengel Bernard Snell Theatre
8:15-9:45 Oral presentations  Bernard Snell Theatre
  Poster set-up Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
9:45-10:00 Break  
10:00-11:45 Oral presentations Bernard Snell Theatre
11:45-12:45 Lunch Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 Saturday, April 25, 2020

Lister Centre

Time Event Location
7:45 - 8:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast  
8:00 - 8:50

Trends in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation - Dr. Michelle Geddes
A Maelstrom of Maladies - Dr. Daniel Sawler
MLS Student Workshop - TBA
AP Year In Review - Dr. Mara Rendi

 
9:00 - 9:50

The Souvenirs You Did NOT Buy!!: Parasitology Cases - Pauline Tomlin
Twitter: What's A Scientist Got To Do With It - FoMD Communications Team
Graduate Student Session - TBA
AP-Year In Review - PD-L1 testing in the context of triple-negative breast cancer - Roche Diagnostics

 
10:00 - 11:00 Poster Judging
AP Year In Review - Dr. Mara Rendi
 
11:15 - 12:15 Dr. R. E. Bell Memorial Lecture
Dr. Peter Brindley
Title: TBA
 
12:15 - 12:30 Poster Presentation Awards  
12:30 - 1:30  Lunch  
1:30 - 2:20 Mycobacterium Chimaera - Cary Shandro
Coyotes In Your Backyard: An Emerging Parasite in Alberta - Dr. Kinga Kowalewska-Grochowska
Graduate Student Session - TBA
AP Year In Review - TBA
 
2:30 - 2:45 Closing Remarks