CPSA Metabolomics 2019

Meeting Program

Updated February 15, 2019

Monday March 11  Pre-Conference Workshop

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Actionable Sustainability - Getting Ahead of The Curve for Early Diagnosis of Preventable Diseases

Jeremiah Tipton, BioTech & OMICSx Solutions, LLC

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Welcome Reception & Metabolomics Lecture Series

Metabolics Lecturer Carla Cuthbert

To Be Announced

Carla Cuthbert
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Tuesday March 12

7:30 am - 8:30 am


Good Morning

Registration & Coffee

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM


Welcome & Opening Remarks

Mike Lee

Mike Lee
Milestone Development Services

Abhishek Jha

Format, Objectives, Opening Remarks
Abhishek Jha

Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee

9:00 AM - 9:45 am


Plenary Lecture

Plenary Speaker

Bench to Bedside: Making a Difference in Quality of Life One Drop at a Time

Athena Zuppa
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

10:00 am - 11:30 am


Symposium Session

New Technology, Metabolism & Rare Disease

Discussion Leader: Andrew Lee, IMCS

Cystic Fibrosis Metabolomics
Facundo Fernandez, Georgia Institute of Technology

Fumarate Excess Exacerbates Mitochondrial Functional Deficits During Mitochondrial Disease
Norma Frizzell, University of South Carolina

More Accurate Analysis of Beta-Agonists in Urine and Tissue Samples: The Impact of Clean and Efficient Sulfatase and Beta-Glucuronidase in Metabolites Analysis
Qian Wang, University of South Carolina

11:45 am - 1:15 pm



QA/QC for Standardization in Metabolomics – Analytical Rigor in Untargeted Discovery and Routine Analysis Alike

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


Symposium Session

Harmonization & Standardization in the Clinical Lab

Discussion Leader: Suzanne Cordovado, Centers for Diease Control & Prevention; Emily Ehrenfeld, New Objective

State of Harmonization in the Clinical Laboratory: Benchmarks and Where We Need to Be
Lorin Bachmann, VCU Health System

Tenofovir Urine Assay to Monitor Adherence to HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
Ganesh Moorthy, The Children's Hosital of Philadelphia

CDC's Clinical Standardization Programs: Supporting Clinical Laboratories to Harmonize and Standardize Clinical Tests
Hubert Vesper, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm


Symposium Session


Discussion Leader: Abhishek Jha and Shefali Lathwal, Elucidata

To Be Announced
Shefali Lathwal, Elucidata

To Be Announced
Baljit Ubhi, SCIEX

Wednesday March 13

7:30 am - 8:30 am


Good Morning

Registration & Coffee

8:30 am - 10:00 am



Discussion Leader: Lorin Bachmann, VCU Health System; Mile Lee, Milestone Development Services

10:15 am - 11:45 am


Symposium Session

Emerging Technologies and Methods: Omics to Bedside

Discussion Leader: Jeremiah Tipton, BioTech & OMICSx Solutions, LLC

Preoperative Metabolomic Signature of Prostate Cancer Recurrence
David Gaul, Georgia Institute of Technology

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Sponsored Lunch & Vendor Spotlight

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


Vendor Session

Vendors Meet Customers

Discussion Leaders: Alla Kloss, Sanofi; Jeremiah Tipton, BioTech & OMICSx Solutions, LLC

3:15 pm



Closing Remarks

Abhishek Jha, Elucidata
Andrew Lee, IMCS
Mike Lee, Milestone Development Services