Events

2017

October 16, 2017
World CDx Europe
Presenting: John Simmons PhD
Topic: NGS Solutions Across the Oncology Drug Development Continuum: From Biomarker Discovery to IVD. 2:30 PM.
March 28, 2017
Biomarkers & Immuno-Oncology World Congress 2017
Presenting: John Simmons PhD
Topic: Biomarkers To Predict Response to Immunotherapy
May 2, 2017
AACR Annual Meeting
Presenting:
Topic: Late-Breaking Poster Session #12: Clinical Research 2/ Endocrinology. Poster Title: LB-246- Detection of circulating tumor DNA in early stage cancers. Washington Convention Center. Halls A-C. Section 34. 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Presenting: Victor Velculescu, MD, PhD
Topic: Educational Session ED15: Integrating Genomic Analyses of Immunotherapy. Presentation Title: Dynamics of genomic and neoantigen landscape during immune checkpoint blockade. Washington Convention Center. Ballroom A-B. Level 3. 10:45 - 11:10 AM
Presenting: Victor Velculescu, MD, PhD
Topic: Recent Advances in Diagnostics and Therapeutics Research Session RADT12: Liquid Biopsies-The New Pathology. Presentation Title: Liquid biopsy analyses for detection and characterization of human cancer. Washington Convention Center. Ballroom C. Level 3. 2:00 - 2:25 PM
Presenting: Victor Velculescu, MD, PhD, Luis A. Diaz, MD, Nickolas Papadopoulos, PhD & Bert Vogelstein, MD
Topic: Awards and Lectures: AP03 - Eleventh Annual AACR Team Science Award. Washington Convention Center. Hall D-E.Level 2. 8:00 - 9:00 AM
Presenting:
Topic: Major-Symposium Session SY16: Mechanisms Regulating Immune Checkpoint Therapies. Presentation Title: NG01- Evolution of neoantigen landscape during immune checkpoint blockade in non-small cell lung cancer. Washington Convention Center. Room 146.Level 1. 11:25 - 11:45 AM
Presenting: Monica Nesselbush
Topic: Mini-Symposium Session MS.CL10.02: Liquid Biopsies 4. Presentation Title: #4954-Clinical validation of a cell-free DNA liquid biopsy approach for noninvasive molecular profiling. Washington Convention Center. Room 146, Level 1. 4:20 - 4:35 PM
Presenting: Marián Novak PhD
Topic: Poster Session #8: T-Cell Immunity to Cancer- New Process Poster Title: Accurate identification and prioritization of candidate neoantigens from integrated cancer exome and transcriptome sequencing of FFPE samples. Washington Convention Center. Halls A-C. Section 26. 1:00 - 5:00PM.
April 1, 2017
The Molecular Medicine Tri-Con
Presenting: John Simmons PhD
Topic: SC11: Liquid Biopsy Technologies and Applications
February 19, 2017

2016

Nov 9, 2016

SITC National Harbor, MD
Presenting: Maria Sevdali, PhD
Topic: A non-invasive approach to assess tumor mutation load for treatment with cancer immunotherapy: Abstract #291

2016

Neoantigen Summit
Presenting: John Simmons
Topic: 14.40 | Accurate Identification and Prioritization of Candidate Neoantigens from Cancer Exome Sequencing
Oct 18, 2016
World CDx Boston
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, PhD
Topic: 11.30 Circulating Tumor DNA: Applications and Challenges This talk will discuss novel applications of ctDNA analysis in clinical and pharmaceutical research settings and highlight the major challenges encountered Recent studies have demonstrated that ctDNA can be effective pharmacodynamics and early response markers for drug development
Oct 18, 2016
Immuno-Oncology Summit
Presenting: Johns Simmons, Ph.D
Topic: 10 AM: Approaches to Assess Tumor Mutation Load for Selecting Patients for Cancer Immunotherapy
Presenting: Luis A. Diaz, M.D.
Topic: 2:20 PM: PD-1 Blockade in Tumors with Mismatch-Repair Deficiency
Aug 29, 2016
June 23, 2016
ASCO Annual Meeting
Presenting: Luis A. Diaz, M.D.
Topic: ASCO/American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Joint Session: The Next Frontier of Genomics in the Clinic and Clinical Trials Sat, Jun 04 • Location: S100a Potential of Liquid Biopsies in Precision Medicine 1:55 PM - 2:15 PM
Presenting: Luis A. Diaz, M.D.
Topic: Developmental Therapeutics—Immunotherapy Sat, Jun 04 • Location: Hall B1 Programmed death-1 blockade in mismatch repair deficient cancer independent of tumor histology. 2:15 PM - 2:27 PM Abstract 3003
Presenting: Luis A. Diaz, M.D.
Topic: Gastrointestinal (Colorectal) Cancer Sat, Jun 04 • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Location: Hall A KEYNOTE-177: first-line, open-label, randomized, phase 3 study of pembrolizumab versus investigator-choice chemotherapy for mismatch repair–deficient or microsatellite instability–high metastatic colorectal carcinoma. Abstract TPS3639
Presenting: Luis A. Diaz, M.D.
Topic: The Clone Wars Mon, Jun 06 • Location: Hall B1 Geography and Heterogeneity: Myth or Reality? 11:42 AM - 11:54 AM Discussing Abstract(s): 3509
Presenting: Victor Velculescu, M.D., Ph.D
Topic: Molecular Oncology Tumor Board Sat, Jun 04 • Location: S100a Molecular Biologist's Perspective 5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
June 3, 2016
Bio + Tech Conference – Maryland
Presenting: Antony Newton
Topic: Precision Diagnostics, SESSION C, 2:15 pm
May 23, 2016
Biomarkers & Diagnostics World Congress
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, Ph.D
Topic: Application of Circulating Cell Free Tumor DNA
May 16-19, 2016
AACR Annual Meeting
Presenting: Luis A. Diaz, M.D
Topic: Methods Workshop MW07. The Use of Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) in the Clinical Setting Sat, Apr 16, 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Presenting: Luis A. Diaz, M.D
Topic: Plenary Session PL04. Detection and Monitoring of Pre-Malignant Disease and Therapeutic Response Wed, Apr 20, 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Presenting: Mark Sausen, Ph.D
Topic: ctDNA analysis of structural changes. Room 260, Morial Convention Center.
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, Ph.D.
Topic: Genetic Determinants & Regulators of Cancer Immunity. Abstract Number: 528
Presenting: Sonya Parpart-Li, Ph.D.
Topic: Circulating Biomarkers 3 / Immune Biomarkers. Abstract Number: 3957
April 17-20, 2016
Molecular Diagnostics Europe
Presenting: Luis Diaz, M.D.
Topic: Detection of tumor-derived DNA in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with primary tumors of the brain and spinal cord
April 7, 2016
Circulating Biomarkers World Congress
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, Ph.D; Sonya Parpart-Li, Ph.D.
Topic: Methods to Detect and Quantify Circulating Cell-Free DNA: Opportunities for Liquid Biopsy Development
March 21-22, 2016
World CDx London
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, Ph.D.
Topic: Aligning Drug-CDx Co-Development
March 15-16, 2016
Molecular Med Tri-Con
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, Ph.D.
Topic: Short Course 13: Liquid Biopsy Technologies Overview will take place on Sunday, March 6 at 5:30 pm.
Presenting: Victor Velculescu, M.D., Ph.D.
Topic: Characterization of Driver Alterations in Tissue and Liquid Biopsies
Presenting: Luis A. Diaz, M.D.
Topic: Novel Clinical Applications of Cancer Genomics
Presenting: Sonya Parpart-Li, Ph.D.
Topic: Short Course 25: The Detection and Characterization of Circulating Biomarkers will take place on Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 pm.
March 6-11, 2016
February 20-23, 2016
The Biomarker Conference
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, Ph.D.
Topic: Application of Circulating Cell Free Tumor DNA
February 18-19, 2016
AGBT Annual Meeting
Presenting: Luis Diaz, M.D.
Topic: Novel therapeutic and diagnostic applications of somatic mutations in solid tumor malignancies
February 11, 2016
Symposium on Anti-Angiogenesis and Immune Therapies for Cancer
Presenting: Dr. Luis A. Diaz, MD
Topic: Mutational load as predictor of response.
February 5, 2016
Immunotherapy World
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, Ph.D.
Topic: Standardization and harmonization in therapies/CDx adoption
January 25, 2016
Building a Biotech Company from Scratch: Personal Genome Diagnostics
Presenting: Luis Diaz, M.D.
Topic: Join us to learn what's involved in starting a successful biotech company from the founder's and investor's perspectives, followed by networking and refreshments.
January 20, 2016

2015

Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX
Presenting: Sonya Parpart-Li, PhD
Topic: A method for comprehensive genomic analysis of cell free DNA
December 8-11, 2015
November 20-21, 2015
SelectBio, Boston, MA
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, PhD; Sonya Parpart-Li, PhD
Topic: Methods to detect and quantify ctDNA
November 16-17, 2015
AACR-NCI-EOTRC, Boston, MA
Presenting: Mark Sausen, PhD
Topic: Comprehensive detection of structural alterations in the circulation of cancer patients
November 5-9, 2015
November 5-7, 2015
AMP Workshop, Austin, TX
Presenting: Sonya Parpart-Li, PhD; Jeff Boschwitz, PhD; Alex Baras, MD, PhD; Melody Gretz
Topic: Rapid, cost-effective internalization of high quality NGS cancer testing in tissue and plasma.
November 4, 2015
CNAPS, Berlin
Presenting: Sonya Parpart-Li, PhD for Luis Diaz, MD.
Topic: Clinical Applications of Circulating Tumor DNA
September 10-12, 2015
September 8-11, 2015
Next Gen Dx, Washington DC
Presenting: Sonya Parpart-Li, PhD
Topic: Emerging Application and Clinical Impact of Liquid Biopsy Approaches in Cancer.
Aug. 18–20, 2015
July 26-30, 2015
Molecular Biomarkers for Precision Medicine in Oncology: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives, Seattle, WA
Presenting: Mark Sausen, Ph.D
Topic: Methodologies for biomarker testing in cancer
July 22-25, 2015
Molecular Therapeutics of Cancer Research Conference, Medford MA
Presenting: Mark Sausen, Ph.D
Topic: Comprehensive detection of sequence and structural alterations in the circulation of cancer patients
July 12-16, 2015
GTC, San Diego, CA
Presenting: Theresa Zhang, PhD
Topic: Liquid Biopsies to Identify Actionable Alterations in Circulation of Lung Cancer Patients
June 11-12, 2015