Mark Your Calendar for xMAP® Connect San Diego:
Thursday, October 3, 2019!

xMAP® Connect is a Luminex sponsored user group meeting where you will hear from multiplex experts about the development of cutting-edge methods and innovative projects from the research and clinical applications, as well as connect with fellow researchers, Luminex Partners, and Luminex specialists. In addition to the scientific sessions and posters, the day features generous breaks and a reception to network with fellow attendees.

When: Thursday, October 3, 2019
Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Sessions: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Reception: 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
3777 La Jolla Village Dr
San Diego, CA 92122

2019 Sessions Topics:

Drug Discovery & Vaccine Development

Immunology and Biomarkers


Emerging Applications


xMAP Connect 2019 Agenda

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Light Breakfast & Registration
9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Tom DesRoches, Vice President, Luminex — Welcome Remarks
9:05 a.m. - 9:35 a.m. Paul Rhyne, CSO, Immunologix
— Multiplexed Detection and Characterization of Anti-Drug Antibody Responses in Humans
9:35 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. Pravin Kaumaya, Professor, The Ohio State University
— Antitumor Immune Activity and Safety of a Novel PD-1 Vaccine Alone and in Combination With Two Chimeric HER-2 Peptide Vaccine in Syngeneic Balb/C and C57Bl/6 Models and in Canine and Non-Human Primates
10:05 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Sidharth Mohan, Scientist, Avitide — Experimental Design and Analytics for Customized High Throughput Ligand Screening in Developing Affinity Purification Solutions
10:35 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Break & Poster Session
11:05 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. Jeff Borgia, Associate Professor, Rush University — Development of Custom Immunobead Assays for Neoantigen-Associated Autoantibodies to Prognosticate Response to Immunotherapy in Advanced Lung Cancer
11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Christian Regenbrecht, CEO, CELLPHENOMICS — Looking for Evidence-Based Oncology? T̶r̶y̶ Do Targeted Proteomics!
12:05 p.m. - 12:10 p.m. Sherry Dunbar, Senior Director, Luminex — Morning Session Closing
12:10 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. Lunch & Poster Session
1:10 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Sherry Dunbar, Senior Director, Luminex — Afternoon Session Opening
1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Brian McFarlin, Professor, University of North Texas — Lessons Learned in the Pursuit of High Throughput Luminex Analysis on a Budget
1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Mady Hornig, Associate Professor, Columbia University — Parsing Complex Disorders of the Gut-Immune-Brain Axis Into Clinically Meaningful Subsets: Immune Signatures as a Lens for Discovery
2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Thermo Fisher Scientific Product Spotlight
2:25 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. Kristian Doyle, Associate Professor, The University of Arizona Health Sciences — The Pathophysiology of Chronic Stroke: What Happens After Brain Tissue Dies?
3:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Break & Poster Session
3:35 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Steven Swarts, Research Associate Professor, University of Florida Health Cancer Center — A Basic FGF Mimetic Biobetter for Mitigation of Acute Gastrointestinal Radiation Syndrome
4:05 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Bio-Rad Product Spotlight
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Steve Angeloni, Senior Field Applications Scientist, Luminex — Precision Coupling for Determining Antibody Titers and Screening Antibody Specificity
4:45 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Networking Reception

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Abstract text should include all the items listed below and is limited to 3,000 characters (approximately 500 words) not including spaces:

  • A title
  • The author(s) and institution(s) involved in your proposed article
  • An introductory sentence indicating the purposes of the study
  • A brief description of pertinent experimental procedures
  • Which xMAP® product(s) are used in your method
  • A summary of the new, unpublished data
  • A statement of the conclusions
  • A statement as to how xMAP Technology has enabled your research

If you have any questions about xMAP Connect, email Hilary Graham at hgraham@luminexcorp.com.


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