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Day 1 - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

 8:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration Open
 12:00 PM 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
 8:30 AM 11:30 AM Biobank Site Visit (Pre-Registration Required)
 11:30 AM 12:30 PM Lunch
 12:30 PM 3:20 PM Session 1: In Vivo Preanalytics
    Welcome and Introduction  
    Keynote: Putting Biospecimen Best Practices
in Action for the Cancer Moonshot
H. Moore 
    Circadian Rhythms and Biospecimens E. Reszka
    Diet, exercise, and DNA methylation; "Body Time" from a single blood test A. Kramer 
 2:00 PM 2:30 PM Networking Break with Exhibits
    Thanatotranscriptomics M. Aguirre
    Biological variability and plant transcriptomics M. Castellanos
 3:20 PM  4:35 PM  Session 2A: Ex Vivo Preanalytics
    Impact of ex vivo RNA degradation on RNAseq
    Standardization on exosome research, Exosomics D. Zocco
    Protein Extraction methods and proteomics  
4:35 PM  5:00 PM Networking Break with Exhibits
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Poster Reception and Exhibition Tour
 6:00 PM 7:00 PM Networking Dinner

Day 2 - Wednesday, February 6, 2019

 8:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration Open
9:30 AM 4:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 AM 10:15 AM Session 2B: Ex Vivo Preanalytics
    Long term storage of FFPE and IHC  
    PERM, a new QC metric for FFPE S. Hewitt
    DNA preservation in degraded insect specimens  I. Barnes
10:15 AM  10:50 AM Networking Break with Exhibits
10:50 AM 12:30 PM Session 3: Microbiome
    Diet design and reporting for studies of intestinal microbiota  D. Klurfeld
    Temporal and technical variability of human gut matagenomes P. Costea
    Stool metagenomics   
    Quantitative metagenomics J. Raes
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Networking Lunch with Exhibits
1:30 PM  3:30 PM

Debate/Workshop: SPIDIA4P – CEN & ISO Standards on liquid biopsy: do we all agree?

C. Foy and U. Oelmueller

3:30 PM 4:30 PM Oral Abstract Presentations
4:30 PM 4:40 PM Poster Awards Ceremony
4:40 PM  5:00 PM Closing Remarks


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