Symposia Program

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PACE 18.5 Credit Hours
CME|CE  18.5 credits

Thursday, May 19, 2016

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Registration
Meeting Room 101 AB


8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
PASCV Business Meeting
 

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Edith Hsiung Practical Issues in Diagnostic Virology
PACE 4.0 Credit Hours
CME|CE 4.0 credits
P.A.C.E.: 273-301-16

Conveners:
Gregory Storch, MD; Washington Univ. Sch.  of Med., St. Louis, MO
Christine Ginocchio, PhD, MT; bioMerieux, BioFire Diagnostics; Durham, NC

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion—Individual Quality Control Plan (IQCP)

Panel Moderator:
Angela Caliendo, MD, PhD; Warren Alpert Med. Sch. of Brown Univ., Providence, RI

Introduction and IQCP Overview
Susan E. Sharp, PhD; Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR

Implementation in Laboratories
    What Does and What Does Not Need an IQCP in the Microbiology Laboratory?
Linda Bruno, MA, MT(ASCP); ACL Lab., Rosemont, IL

How to Set-Up IQCP in the Virology Laboratory?
Kevin Alby
, PhD (ABBM); Univ.  of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

What Do We Need to Know from the Regulatory Side about 1QCP?
Sharyn Orton, BS, MSPH, PhD; MEDIcept, Inc., Ashland, MA


11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Viewing and Exhibits
Ocean Center Exhibit Hall

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Interactive Session: Virology Jeopardy
Alexandra Valsamakis, MD, PhD; The Johns Hopkins Hosp., Baltimore, MD

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Practical Issues: Introduction to Next Gen Sequencing Made Simple
Ben Pinksy, MD, PhD; Stanford Univ. Sch. of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA

Practical Issues: High Quality, Superior Sample Collection
J. Michael Miller, PhD; Microbiology Tech.  Services, LLC, Dunwoody,  Ga

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Travel Awards Presentation


4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Reception in Exhibit Hall with Posters and Exhibits
Poster Presentations, 4:30 p.m. –  6:00 p.m.
Ocean Center Exhibit Hall

 

Friday, May 20, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Registration
Meeting Room 101AB

7:30 a.m. -  9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast with Poster Viewing and Exhibits
Ocean Center Exhibit Hall 


9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Session I: Clinical Aspects of Viral Infections
PACE 4.0 Credit Hours
CME|CE 4.0 credits
P.A.C.E.: 273-302-16

Conveners:
Angela Caliendo, MD, PhD; Warren Alpert Med. Sch. of Brown Univ., Providence, RI
John Sever, MD, PhD; George Washington Univ. Med. Ctr., Washington DC

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Hot Topics in Virology
Emily Blumberg, MD; Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Viral Infections in Transplantation beyond CMV
Elisabeth Puchhammer-Stockl, MD; Med. Univ. Vienna, Vienna, Austria


11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Networking Break
Ocean Center, East Lobby

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Astroviruses in the Central Nervous System
Lori Holtz, MD, MSPH; Washington Univ. Sch. of Med., St. Louis, MO

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
What We Have Learned from the Reconstruction of the 1918 Influenza Virus
David Morens, MD; NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD


1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Exhibitor Workshops


4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Reception in the Exhibit Hall with Posters and Exhibits
Poster Presentations, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Ocean Center Exhibit Hall 


7:00 p.m.
Banquet
Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort's Coquina D

 

Saturday, May 21, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration Hours
Meeting Room 101AB

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast with Poster Viewing and Exhibits
Ocean Center Exhibit Hall

9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Session II: Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Infections
PACE 6.5 Credit Hours
CME|CE 6.5 credits
P.A.C.E.:273-303-16

Conveners:
Colleen Kraft, MD, MSc; Emory Univ. Sch. of Med. , Atlanta, GA  
Ariel Ignacio Suarez, BCh; IACA Lab., Buenos Aires, Argentina

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Cellular Immunity Assays for Viral Diseases
Deepali Kumar, MD, MSc, FRCP; Univ. Hlth. Network; Toronto, Canada

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Group C Enterovirus Detection
Melinda Poulter, PhD; Univ. of Virginia Hlth. Sys., Charlottesville, VA


11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Networking Break
Ocean Center, East Lobby 

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Staged Approaches to Viral Laboratory Diagnosis
Thomas Briese, PhD; Columbia Univ.; New York, NY

 

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Oral Abstracts Presentations

Friday-36 Detection of the Emerging Rotavirus G12P[8] Genotype at High Frequency in Brazil in 2014: Successive Replacement of Predominant Redominant Strains
Adriana Luchs, PhD; Adolfo Lutz Inst., Sao Paulo, Brazil


Thursday-45 Analysis of Whole-Genome Sequences of Influenza A Viruses May Guide Selection of Vaccine Strain Candidates
Sergei Belanov, MSc; Univ. of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland


Saturday-42 Quantification of BK Virus Standards by Droplet Digital PCR and Quantitaive Real-Time PCR
Allen Bateman, PhD, MPH; Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States


Friday-65 Utility of Molecular Sequencing in the Investigation of an Adenovirus Outbreak Among Paediatric Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Patients
Ramzi Fattouh, PhD; Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada


1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own  

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Late Breaker Presentation 

Convener:
Richard L. Hodinka, PhD; Univ. of South Carolina Sch. of Med. Greenville and Greenville Hlth. Sys., Greenville, SC 

Zika Virus Overview 
Claudia Raja Gabaglia, MD, PhD; The Biomedical Res. Inst. of Southern California, Oceanside, CA

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Philip Hanff Memorial Clinical Case Presentation and Discussions

P.A.C.E.: 273-304-16

Richard L. Hodinka, PhD; Univ. of South Carolina Sch.  of Med. Greenville and Greenville Hlth.  Sys., Greenville, SC
Marie Louise Landry, MD; Yale Univ. Sch.  of Med., New Haven, CT
Colleen Kraft, MD, MSc; Emory Univ. Sch. of Med., Atlanta, GA


4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Reception in Exhibit Hall with Posters and Exhibits
Poster Presentations, 4:30 p.m. -  6:00 p.m.
Ocean Center Exhibit Hall 


10:00 p.m.
Volleyball
Hilton, Waves Beach Bar 

 

Sunday, May 22, 2016

7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration
Meeting Room 101AB
 

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Ocean Center, East Lobby 


8:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Session III: Prevention of and Therapy for Viral Infections
PACE 4.0 Credit Hours
CME|CE 4.0 credits
P.A.C.E.: 273-305-16

Conveners:
Max Chernesky, PhD; McMaster Univ./St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Caledonia, Canada  
Stephen Young, PhD; UNMHSC /TriCore Reference Lab.; Albuquerque, NM

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Clinical Trials for Congenital CMV
Scott H. James, PhD; Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Antiviral Therapy of Hepatitis B
Robert Perrillo, MD; Baylor Univ. Med. Ctr., Dallas, TX


10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Networking Break
Ocean Center, East Lobby


10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Pursuing Edward Jenner's Revenge: Lessons for a Tuberculosis Vaccine from a Sterilizing Herpes Vaccine
William Jacobs, PhD; Albert Einstein Coll. of Med., Bronx, NY  

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Temporal response to Antiviral Therapy
Iwijn De Vlaminck, PhD; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY