WACD 2023 will be in Portland Oregon on October 12 and 13. We are excited to be hosted by Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and to be in the Knight Cancer Building. Early Bird registration will be $150 until 9/30, then $200.
Accommodations can now be booked from our Hotel and Travel menu.
We invite you to browse our Preliminary Program and our Program Archive to see the benefit of attending.
We hope to see you in Portland!
This seminar series took place over three noon-time sessions on the following dates:
On September 16, 2021 – Our Genomics session featured:
Matteo D’Antonio, Ph.D., Project Scientist, Frazer Lab, UC San Diego
Talk Title: Fine Mapping Spatiotemporal Mechanisms of Genetic Variants Underlying Cardiac Traits and Disease
Stephen Hoffman, Senior Marketing Manager, Single Cell Genomics at Illumina
Talk Title: Multiomics is a Special Type of Multi-modal: Exploring Success by Learning Omics
We thank Illumina for sponsoring this session
On September 23, 2021 – Our Flow Cytometry session featured:
Aric Bitton, M.S. Candidate, Houston Lab, New Mexico State University
Talk Title: Exploring Markers of Tamoxifen Resistance in Breast Cancer Cells Using Flow Cytometry and FACS
Rafael Gomez-Amaro, Ph.D., Scientific Advisor, High Dimensional Biology at BD
Talk Title: Bridging High Parameter Discovery in Flow Cytometry with Sorting
Johnathan Woods, Jackson Lab, Seattle Children’s Research Institute
Talk Title: Systemic Autoimmunity in Murine Stat3K392R GOF Syndrome
We thank BD Biosciences for sponsoring this session
On September 30th, 2021 – Our Microscopy session featured:
Jennifer Teschler, Ph.D., Postdoc, Yildiz Lab, UC Santa Cruz
Talk Title: Microscopic Investigation of Vibrio cholerae Biofilms: Mechanisms of Hyperinfectivity and Interbacterial Competition
David DeWitt, Ph.D., Advanced Workflow Specialist-Confocal at Leica
Talk Title: Fluorescence Lifetime with Leica STELLARIS: TauSense, FALCON and TauSTED
Brent Young, Ph.D., Postdoc, Tian Lab, University of Utah
Talk Title: Visualizing Retinal Synaptic Proteins in 3D with STED
We thank Leica Microsystems for sponsoring this session
In December 2020 WACD hosted the following event around the topic of training during COVID-19:
“Adapting to Changes in Training: One Size Does NOT Fit All” on
Our session was moderated by WACD President Diane Miller MSc, PMP (Associate Director, Sequencing and Bioinformatics Consortium, University of British Columbia) and featured three different views on this topic from Administrative and Core Science perspectives.
- Ben Abrams, Ph.D. Director of the Life Science Microscopy Facility at University of California at Santa Cruz.
- Claudia Bispo MSc. Associate Director of Flow Cytometry at University of California San Francisco Medical Center
- Julie Auger, Executive Director Core Research Facilities Program at University of California Davis.