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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 M. Hummel
and C. Villena
    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 IG. Romero
    Standardization on exosome research, Exosomics D. Zocco
    Protein Extraction methods and proteomics W. Mathieson
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 G. Stanta
    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  M. Desai
    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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