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PACE 18 Credit Hours
CME|CE  18.0 credits

 

Thursday, May 19, 2016

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Registration


10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Edith Hsiung Practical Issues in Diagnostic Virology
PACE 4 Credit Hours
CME|CE 4.0 credits

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

Implementation in Labs
Susan E. Sharp, PhD; Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR
Linda Bruno, MA, MT(ASCP); ACL Lab., Rosemont, IL
Sharyn Orton, BS, MSPH, PhD; MEDIcept, Inc., Ashland, MA
Kevin Alby, PhD (ABBM); Univ.  of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


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

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


4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Business Meeting and Travel Awards


5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Reception in Exhibit Hall with Posters and Exhibits
Poster Presentations, 5:00 p.m. –  6:30 p.m.

 

Friday, May 20, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Registration


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


9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Session I: Clinical Aspects of Viral Infections
PACE 4 Credit Hours
CME|CE 4.0 credits

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

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.


7:00 p.m.
Banquet

 

Saturday, May 21, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration Hours

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

9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Session II: Laboratory Diagnosis
PACE 6 Credit Hours
CME|CE 6.0 credits

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

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Staged Approaches of Encephalitis Detection
Thomas Briese, PhD; Columbia Univ.; New York, NY

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


1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own  


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

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.


10:00 p.m.
Volleyball

 

Sunday, May 22, 2016

7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Registration
 

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


8:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Session III: Prevention of and Therapy for Viral Infections
PACE 4 Credit Hours
CME|CE 4 credits

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


10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Herpes Vaccines
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