Pathology Conferences

10th Annual CHAMP Research Day

By Shirley Hoffman | 7 January

February 7, 2019

The 10th Annual CHAMP Research Day activities will take place on Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm in the Research Auditorium, Building 10, North Campus Research Complex (NCRC).  

CHAMP (or Clinical, Hemato-, Anatomic, and Molecular Pathology) Research Day is a one-day event showcasing scientific presentations by Department faculty and trainees with open discussions for applying lessons learned to attendee areas of interest.

CME and SAMs credit will be available for CHAMP Research Day attendees.
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CHAMP Schedule

3:00 – 4:30pm   Platform Session
3:00   Welcome and Introduction (Aaron Udager)
3:05   Giesen Lecture:
Eman Abdulfatah, “Integrative Molecular Profiling of Prostatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Reveals a Distinct Molecular Spectrum, including Frequent Activating PI3K/AKT and WNT Pathway Alterations
3:30   Thomas Giordano, “Integrative Genomic Hallmarks of Cribriform-Morular and Diffuse Sclerosing Variants of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma” 
3:45   Xiaoming Wang, “A Novel Lineage and Cancer Specific Long Non-Coding RNA for Detection of Metastatic and Primary Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
4:00   David Manthei, “Development of a Novel Targeted Next-Generation RNA Sequencing Assay to Support Diagnostic Classification of Salivary Gland Carcinomas
4:15   Alexander Taylor, “Correlation between Cribriform and Intraductal Carcinoma Growth Patterns and Percent Gleason Pattern 4 to a 22-gene Genomic Classifier"
4:30 – 5:45  

Dinner and Poster Session / Building 18 Dining Hall



5:45 – 6:15   Platform Session
5:45   Michael Bachman, “Development of qPCR Assays of the Microbiome to Predict Infection in Hospitalized Patients
6:00   Paul Harms, “Next Generation Sequencing Suggests Roles for JAK/STAT Signaling and p53 in Microcystic Adnexal Carcinomas
6:15   Abstract Awards – Charles Parkos, MD, PhD
6:30 – 7:30  

Introduction of Keynote Speaker (Aaron Udager)

Keynote speaker: Dr. Jon Aster

Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School; Associate Pathologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Notch Signaling in Cancer:  Basic and Translational Insights” 

7:15 – 7:30    Q&A
7:30pm   Adjourn


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