Advances in Laser Scanning Cytometry


Programme for Thursday 27th October 2005


0915-0945:      Registration


0945-1000:      Welcome and introduction
Dr David Rew


1000-1345:      Session 1. Advances in Laser Scanning Cytometry


1000-1030:      “Laser Scanning Cytometry in the detection of circulating tumour cells”

Dr Lila Zabaglo, Department of Biochemistry, Royal Marsden Hospital, London


1030-1100:      “Analysis of immune responses by laser scanning cytometry”

Dr Angela Grierson, Department of Immunology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow


1100-1130:      “Laser scanning cytometry in the study of respiratory disease”

Dr Gerrit Woltmann, Consultant Chest Physician, Leicester University Hospitals


1130-1200:      “Detection of cell cycle arrest by laser scanning cytometry”

Dr Alois Hodel, Syngenta


1200-1245:      Informal discussions, technical presentations and buffet lunch


1345-1345:      Keynote Address I (All Southampton University Staff also welcome)

“Assessment of DNA damage in relation to cell cycle phase and apoptosis by cytometry”

Dr Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz, New York Medical College


1345-1545       Session II:  New Developments in Laser Cytometry


1345-1445:      “Latest advances in laser scanning cytometry:  The new world of quantitative cytology and histology”

Ed Luther, CompuCyte Corporation


1445-1515:      “Cytometric biomarkers of therapeutic response”

Dr Katharina Pachmann, Friederich Schiller University, Jena, Germany


1515-1545:      “Looking at old colours with new lights:  Applying laser scanning cytometry to diagnostic cytopathology, histopathology and hematopathology

Dr William Geddie, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada


1545-1600       Break


1600- 1700:     Keynote Address II.

                        “Use of the iCyte® Automated Imaging Cytometer for enhanced high-content cellular analysis”

Dr. Stephan Ruetz, Novartis, Switzerland


Technical demonstrations of the iCys® Research Imaging Cytometer will be available throughout the day.  Participants wishing to bring specimens for sample analysis must make prior arrangements by contact Ed Luther,