Symposia Program

All events are held at the Ocean Center (101 N. Atlantic Ave.) in the Ocean Center Ballroom unless otherwise noted.

 

Sunday, April 26, 2015

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Registration

10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Edith Hsiung Practical Issues in Diagnostic Virology
4 contact hours
Chairs:
Diane Leland, Ph.D.; Indiana University School of Medicine and Indiana University of Health, Indianapolis, Indiana
Gregory Storch, M.D.; Washington University/St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Point/Counterpoint:  FDA Regulations of LDTS - A Laboratory and Industry Perspectives
Moderator:
Angela Caliendo, M.D., Ph.D.; Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia

Speakers:

Alan Mertz, M.A.; American Clinical Laboratory Association, Washington, DC
Andy Fish; AdvaMedDx, Washington, DC

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Break

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Interactive Session: Virology Jeopardy
Speaker:
Alexandra Valsamakis, M.D., Ph.D.; Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Practical Issues in Transplant Virology

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Practical Issues in Health Economics and Outcomes in Clinical Virology
Speaker:
Beverly B. Rogers, M.D.; Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

3:30 p.m.
PASCV Business Meeting and Travel Award Presentations

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Scientific Poster Presentations, Session I

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Scientific Poster Viewing, Exhibits and Reception, Registration

 

Monday, April 27, 2015

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Registration

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, Scientific Poster Viewing, and Exhibits

8:30 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Session I: Clinical Aspects of Viral Diseases
3.5 contact hours
Chairs:
Randall Hayden, M.D.; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
John L. Sever, M.D.; George Washington University School of Medicine and Children’s National Medical Center, Rockville, Maryland

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Viral Etiology in Unexpected Deaths
Speaker:
Sherif Zaki, M.D., Ph.D.; Center for Disease Control And Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Sheik Khan Memorial Lecture - Ebola: Plight of West Africa
Speaker:
Heinz Feldmann, M.D., Ph.D.; Laboratory of Virology/RML/NIAID/NIH, Hamilton, Montana

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Severe Respiratory Virus – Enterovirus (EV D68)
Speaker: TBD

12:00 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Chikungunya and Dengue Viruses
Speaker: TBD

1:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Exhibitor Workshops and Demonstrations

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Scientific Poster Presentations, Session II

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Scientific Poster Viewing, Exhibits and Reception, Registration

7:00 p.m.
Banquet

 

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, Scientific Poster Viewing, and Exhibits

8:30 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Session II: Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Infections
3.5 contact hours
Chairs:
Christine Ginocchio, Ph.D., M.T. (ASCP); bioMerieux, Durham, North Carolina
Ariel Ignacio Suarez, BCh; IACA Laboratorios, Bahía Blanca, Argentina

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
One World – Implications for Diagnostic Virology
Speaker:
Benjamin Pinksy, M.D.; Stanford University, Stanford, California

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Next Gen Sequencing for Viral Diagnosis
Speaker: TBD

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Diagnostic Strategies for Viral CNS Infections
Speaker: TBD

12:00 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Multiplex Testing for GI Infections
Speaker:
Marek Smieja, M.D., Ph.D.; St. Joseph’s Healthcare/McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Philip Hanff Memorial Clinical Case Presentation and Discussions
2 contact hours
Speakers:
Richard L. Hodinka, Ph.D; University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville and Greenville Health System, Greenville, South Carolina
Marie Louise Landry, M.D.; Yale University/Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
Colleen S. Kraft, M.D., M.Sc; Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Scientific Poster Presentations, Session III

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Scientific Poster Viewing, Exhibits and Reception, Registration

 

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Registration

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session III: Prevention of and Therapy for Viral Infections
3.5 contact hours
Chair:
Stephen Young, Ph.D.; TriCore Reference Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Ebola Prevention and Therapy
Speaker: TBD

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Metapneumovirus Prevention and Therapy
Speaker:
John V. Williams, M.D.; Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville Tennessee

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Novel Approaches to Influenza Vaccine
Speaker: TBD

12:00 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.
New Herpes Virus Drugs
Speaker:
Mark Prichard, Ph.D.; University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama