Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

HLA Workshop Program

Time

Event

Location

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
8:00 - 8:15 a.m. 

Welcome
Anne Halpin & Deanna Manna

4.B1.38 WMC 
8:15 - 8:45 a.m.  HLA Epitopes in HLA Antibody Analysis
Dr. Luis Hidalgo & Anne Halpin - Alberta Health Services
4.B1.38 WMC 
8:45 - 9:15 a.m. 

Case Study Presentation
Deanna Manna & Rebecca Middleton - Alberta Health Services

4.B1.38 WMC 
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.  Celiac Disease & the HLA Laboratory: Allies in Diagnosis
Dr. Justine Turner - Pediatric Gastroenterologist
4.B1.38 WMC 
9:45 - 10:15 a.m.  Coffee Break  4.B1.38 WMC 
10:15 - 10:45 a.m.  Transplant from the Patient Perspective
Kathy Tachynski 
4.B1.38 WMC 
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.  Selected Topics in Organ Donation & Transplantation Ethics 
Blake Murdoch - Health Law Institute
4.B1.38 WMC 
11:15 - 11:45 a.m.  Case Study Presentation - Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Iwona Galaszkiewicz - Calgary Laboratory Services 
4.B1.38 WMC 
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Transition to join DRIvE Days in Bernard Snell for Lunch  Bernard Snell Lower Foyer 
12:15 - 12:45 p.m.  Lunch Presentation: Next Generation Sequencing: Advancing Transplant Healthcare & Patient Outcomes
Dusanka D'Atri - IMMUCOR 
Bernard Snell Theatre 
12:45 - 1:15 p.m.  Transition back to HLA Workshop  4.B1.38 WMC 
1:15 - 1:45 p.m.  Update on Current Methodologies 
Paul Sikorski - One Lambda Thermofisher
4.B1.38 WMC 
1:45 - 2:00 p.m.  Current & new technologies from BD
Aaron Hirschfield - BD
4.B1.38 WMC 
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. 

Medical Laboratory Science Student Research Presentations
Janet Zhou, Sally Abou-Zeki, Wing Kwan-Tsoi

4.B1.38 WMC 
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.  Discussion of Histotrac issues, CTR Updates
Round Table 
4.B1.38 WMC 
3:00 - 3:15 p.m.  Overview of HLA Learning Resources
Anne Halpin 
4.B1.38 WMC 
3:15 - 4:15 p.m.  Join DRIvE Days
Poster Viewing 
Bernard Snell Upper Foyer 
4:15 - 4:30 p.m.  Presentation Awards, Teacher Awards, Macgregor Lecture Introduction  Bernard Snell Theatre 
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 

Dr. John W. Macgregor Memorial Lecture
Dr. Philip Awadalla, PhD
Professor, Dept of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto
Principal Investigator & Director, Genome Canada Canadian Data Integration Centre
OICR Senior Principal Investigator & Director, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Toronto, Ontario

Bernard Snell Theatre 
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.  Dinner  Bernard Snell Lower Foyer