ISAC honored and recognized great accomplishments of fellow cytometrists during an awards ceremony on June 30 at CYTO 2015 in Glasgow. The following individuals were honored by Master of Ceremonies John Nolan, ISAC's past president, for their accomplishments in cytometry.
Outstanding Poster Award Winners
- Laïla-Aïcha Hanafi for “Ex vivo immunophenotyping of adoptively transferred T cells using the SP6800 Spectral Analyzer”
- Jacqueline De Lora for “A High Throughput Method for Generating Uniform 3D Coculture Tissue Models"
- Hiroko Hayakawa for “Effect of soluble ST2 on activation of type 2 innate lymphoid cells in a murine model of asthma”
- Ursula Schulte-Wrede for "NK cells as biosensors for responsiveness to Etanercept in ankylosing spondylitis (Morbus Bechterew)"
- Csaba Orban for "Altered early T cell activation in pediatric Crohn's Disease"
- Sara De Biasi for "Polyfunctional response of Invariant Natural Killer T cells in patients effected by multiple sclerosis displays Th-1 and Th-17 profiles"
- Lyndsey Muehling for "Use of Mass Cytometry to Identify Circulating T Cell Populations Involved in Pathogenic Responses to Human Rhinovius"
- Susanne Melzer for "Age-dependent activation of leukocytes in childhood during and after CPB surgeries of congenital heart disease"
- Jelena Zivkovic for "Case study report: Severe Deficiency of memory B cells and expansion of CD3+CD8=DC16high+ T Cells detected by polychromatic flow cytometry"
- Faisal Alturkistany for "Developing a high throughput estrogen receptor screening assay based on FRET between Fluorescent estradiol and enhanced green fluorescent protein"
Exceptional Student Award Winner
- Charles Shields IV for "Acoustic and Magnetic Methods for Cell Sorting and Single Cell Analysis in a Microfluidic Device"
President's Award for Excellence
- Jakub Nedbal for "Measuing Protein-Protein Interactions by Fluorescence Lifetime Flow Cytometry"
2015-2019 ISAC Scholars
- Greg Finak – Staff Scientist, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA
- Pia Kvistborg – Senior Post Doctoral Fellow, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Elisa Nemes - Scientist, South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative, Cape Town, South Africa
- Raluca Aura Niesner – Research Group Leader, DRFZ Berlin, Germany
- Josef Spidlen – Staff Scientist, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
2015-2019 Shared Resource Lab (SRL) Emerging Leaders
- Jessica Back; Associate Director, Microscopy, Imaging, and Cytometry Resources (MICR) Core; Karmanos Cancer Institute/Wayne State University; Detroit, Michigan, USA
- Anna Belkina; Research Specialist; Boston University Flow Cytometry Core Facility; Boston, Massachusetts, USA
- Gelo Victoriano De La Cruz; Flow Cytometry Core Facility Manager; Danish Stem Cell Center; Copenhagen, Denmark
- Nina Lane; Senior Scientific Officer; University of Cambridge, Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
- Michael Thomson; Flow Cytometry Coordinator; St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research; Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Cytometry Part A: 2014 Best Paper Award
Expanding the potential of standard flow cytometry by extracting fluorescence lifetimes from cytometric pulse shifts
Ruofan Cao, Mark A. Naivar, Mark Wilder and Jessica P. Houston
Distinguished Service Award
The Fulwyler Award for Innovation Excellence