• May 8-10, 2019 • Sheraton Hotel • West Des Moines, IA •

Method of Payment: 

Meeting Location:

Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
1800 50th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Tel 800-325-3535
Tel 515-223-1800
Fax: 515-223-0894

Registration Forms and Schedule: 

Microarray 101: The Basics
Pre-registration (limit 20 participants) 

Check In/Check Out Time:

Check In Time – 3:00 p.m.
Check Out Time – 12:00 p.m.

May 8-10, 2019 • Sheraton Hotel • West Des Moines, IA

Tri-State plus One Symposium

Half-Day  Registration 
(includes break and workshops/seminars – does NOT include lunch or banquet)

Member:           $40.00
Non-member:  $60.00  
Student:            $20.00

One-Full Day/Thursday Registration
(includes breaks, Thursday lunch and banquet ticket, and Thursday workshops/seminars)

Member:           $80.00
Non-member:  $100.00
Student:            $40.00                  

Wednesday, May 8th  

3:00-4:00          QC with QRs - More and Better Quality Feedback Using 2-D Barcodes
                             Kim Lake, MLS(ASCP)CM, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic, Iowa City, IA
3:00-4:00          Approach to Interpretation of Gastrointestinal Biopsies in Veterinary Medicine
                             Jesse M. Hostetter, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
4:00-5:00          The Diagnosis of the Prion Diseases of Animals
                             Justin Greenlee, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, National Animal Disease Center, Ames, IA
4:00-5:00          Evaluating Data: What Do We Really Know?
                             Eric R. Burrough, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
5:00-6:00          Waste Management for the Histology Lab
                             James H. Taylor, MBA, CSSBB, CPM, BR Instruments Corporation, Easton, MD
5:00-6:00          The Trouble with Bovine Tuberculosis
                             Mitch Palmer, DVM, PhD, National Animal Disease Center, Ames, IA
7:00-9:00          Vendor Show
                            Pizza Partyand Refreshments – Courtesy of Tech One Biomedical Services

Thursday Morning, May 9th 

8:30-12:00        Introduction to Tissue Identification and Pathology
                             Ada Feldman, MS, HT/HTL(ASCP), Anatech, Battle Creek, MI
10:00-10:30     Break with Vendors
12:00-1:00       Lunch with Vendors

Thursday Afternoon, May 9th 

1:00-2:30          Using DiSC to Decode and Diminish Conflict
                              Sharon Kneebone, BA, CAE, IOM, National Society for Histotechnology, Ellicott City, MD
                           Next Generation IHC
                              Jacob Wilson, BS, Cell Marque/MilliporeSigma, St. Louis, MO
2:30-3:00          Break with Vendors
3:00-4:30          Histogonomics-Ergonomics and Injuries in the Histology Lab
                              Brad Flowers, BS, Cancer Diagnostics, Durham, NC                      
                           Strategies to Identify and Eliminate Background Interference in IHC and IF Tissue Section Applications
                              Craig Pow, MD, Vector Labs, part of Maravai LifeSciences, Burlingame, CA
4:45-5:45          Society Business Meetings
6:00-10:00        Theme Costume Banquet: “Histology Super Heroes” 

Friday, May 10th 

8:30-10:00        Troubleshooting – Behind the Scenes
                              Ada Feldman, MS, HT/HTL(ASCP), Anatech, Battle Creek, MI
                           Multiplex Immunohistochemistry Assays: Best Practices, Techniques, and Troubleshooting
                              Victoria Duckworth, MS, Akoya Biosciences, Hopkinton, MA
8:30-12:00        Microarray 101: The Basics (LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS – PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
                              Colleen Forster, HT(ASCP)QIHC, BSBA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
                              Lori Holm, HT(ASCP), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
10:00-10:30     Break with Vendors
10:30-12:00     Basic Repair and Equipment Maintenance of the Equipment in your Lab
                             Matt Mincer, Tech One Biomedical Services, Franklin Park, IL
                          Tissue Sample Handling & Preparation for Molecular Pathology
                             Robert Jacox, MBA, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Kalamazoo, MI
                             Jennifer Freeland, MS, HTL(ASCP),  Thermo Fisher Scientific, Kalamazoo, MI

All presentations are approved for NSH contact hours

Three-Day Registration                  (includes breaks, Thursday lunch and banquet ticket, and three days workshops/seminars)

Member:            $110.00
Non-member:   $150.00 
Student:             $ 60.00

Mail Check and Registration Form to:

Sharon Walsh
20 Brethold Drive
Fenton, MO 63026

Thursday Night Banquet Only  $35.00 

Room Rates per Night:

Standard/Double                 $116.00
Triple                                      $126.00
Quad                                      $136.00

PLEASE NOTE:  Registration is due by May 1, 2019.
There will be a $20 additional fee for late and on-site registrations. Refunds will not be granted after May 3, 2019.

 Missouri Society  for Histotechnology

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     Send payments to: treasurer.mht@missourhisto.org

Checks payable to Missouri Society for Histotechnology

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