The 2018 Northeast Mass Cytometry Meeting

October 3, 2018 | The Inn at Longwood Medical, Boston, Massachusetts

Come hear how current users of mass cytometry (CyTOF®) and Imaging Mass Cytometry™ (IMC™) are gaining impactful insights and advancing their research, and learn tips and tricks from this rapidly growing research community.

There will be plenty of time for networking and socializing as well.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone using mass cytometry or IMC
  • Researchers interested in learning about mass cytometry
  • Computational biologists looking to learn more about mass cytometry data analysis

Continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, October 3
8:00 am–5:30 pm
The Inn at Longwood Medical
Longwood Hall

This event is free of charge.




Presenter, Institution

8:00 am Registration and continental breakfast
8:55 am Wecloming remarks

Imaging Mass Cytometry

9:05 am Immunophenotyping analysis of human and mouse tissues by Imaging Mass Cytometry™ (IMC™) Douglas Linn, PhD
Associate Principal Scientist, Merck
9:50 am histoCAT™: analysis of cell phenotypes and interactions in multiplex image cytometry data Denis Schapiro, PhD
Independent Research Fellow, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
10:30 am Break

Mass Cytometry

10:45 am How to create immune Instagrams to study response and guide clinical trials Carsten Krieg, PhD
Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
11:30 am Identifying pathologically expanded immune cell populations in autoimmunity Dr. Deepak Rao, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Co-Director of the BWH Human Immunology Center
12:15 pm Lunch

Bioinformatics and Data Analysis for Mass Cytometry

1:20 pm Meeting the challenge of batch effects when evaluating differential cell populations Patrick Reeves, PhD
Team Leader, Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital
2:05 pm An integrated pipeline for the acquisition and analysis of large immune monitoring experiments El-ad David Amir, PhD
CEO, Astrolabe Diagnostics
2:50 pm Break
3:00 pm A deeper dive into t-SNE and Cen-se′™ mapping Dr. Bruce Bagwell, MD, PhD
President, Verity Software House
4:05-5:30 pm

Social Networking Mixer


This event is free of charge.

Questions? Please email Zeeshan Farooq.

–The Fluidigm Team

Fluidigm Products are for Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.