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Assay Guidance Workshop Agenda - October 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016 – 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (CT)

Promega Feynman Center, Room 112, 2780 Woods Hollow Road, Madison, WI 53711

8:30 – 8:50 a.m.: Robust or Go Bust: An Introduction to the Assay Guidance Manual

8:50 – 9:35 a.m.: Strategies for Selecting Assays and the Development of Robust Biochemical Assays
Nathan P. Coussens, Ph.D., NCATS, NIH

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.: Treating Cells as Reagents to Design Reproducible Screening Assays
Terry Riss, Ph.D., Promega Corporation

10:40 – 11:00 a.m.: Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.: Assay Development for High Content Screening
O. Joseph Trask, Jr., Ph.D., PerkinElmer

11:55 – 12:45 p.m.: Working Lunch (Boxed lunches provided)

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.: Avoiding Assay Artifacts and Interferences
G. Sitta Sittampalam, Ph.D., NCATS, NIH

1:20 – 1:50 p.m.: Assay Interference by Chemical Reactivity
Jayme L. Dahlin, M.D., Ph.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital

1:55 – 2:40 p.m.: Basic Assay Statistics, Data Analysis and Rules of Thumb
Thomas D.Y. Chung, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic

2:50 – 3:00 p.m.: Coffee Break

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.: Reproducibility and Differentiability of Compound Potency Results from Screening Assays in Drug Discovery
V. Devanarayan, Ph.D., AbbVie Inc.

3:55 – 4:40 p.m.: Assay Operations: Keeping your Assays Robust and Reproducible
Jeffrey R. Weidner, Ph.D., AbbVie Inc.

4:50 – 5:30 p.m.: Small Group Discussions

Acknowledgements: Chris Austin, Neal Cosby, Nicholas Gelardi, Nicole Haselwander, Michael Hoffmann, Sandy Ismail, Terry LaMotte, Cindy McConnell, Melvin Reichman, Laura Richards, Hannah Scott, Stephanie Shea, Anton Simeonov, and Geoff Spencer

Last updated: 01-17-2017
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