Matthew Albert, M.D., Head, Laboratory of Dendritic Cell Immunobiology, Director, Department of Immunology, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France, "How biomarker discovery can lead to new insights into disease pathogenesis and new therapeutic targets for chronic HCV infection"
Morten Ruhwald, M.D., Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, "Immuno-diagnosis of tuberculosis infection using IP-10"
Prof. Jean-Louis Merlin, Unite de Biologie des Tumeurs, Nancy, France, "Phosphoprotein array assay companion diagnostics for response prediction to monoclonal antibodies and kinase inhibitors in oncology"
Holly Soares, Ph.D., Director Neuroscience Clinical Biomarkers Group, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Wallingford, CT, USA, "Use of multiplex panels to identify novel CSF and plasma biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease"
The afternoon session will feature three separate tracks focused on Human Genetics, Immunology-Monitoring, and Pathogen Detection.
Day Two of Planet xMAP Europe 2011, Thursday, 29 September, will focus on Genomic and Protein Research.The morning session will include the following presentations:
John E. Connolly, Ph.D., Director, Program in Translational Immunology Principal Investigator, Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), "Systems Approaches to Monitoring Immune Responses in Clinical Trials"
Prof. Dr. Matthias Mack, Institute for Technical Microbiology, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim, Germany, "A high-throughput microtiter plate-based screening method for the detection of full-length recombinant proteins"
Alina Deshpande, Ph.D., D-3, Systems Engineering and Integration Decision, Applications Divi
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