AFTERNOON SESSIONS- Norman Bethune Symposium - April 10, 2018

1:20 -1:40 Steven Spitalnik, MD, Columbia U Medical Center “Making better RBC donors” 1:50 -2:05 Colleen Fitzpatrick,“A patient’s perspective” 2:10 -2:30 Celina Montemayor Garcia, MD, PhD, NIH, Bethesda, “Next generation sequencing for red blood cell antigens” 2:40 -2:50 Usama Abbasi, CBR, UBC, “Long circulating biodegradable therapeutic system for transfusionaliron overload” 2:50 -3:00 EnoliDe Silva, CBR, UBC, “The role of the actin cytoskeleton inplatelet apoptosis” 3:00 -3:45 Coffee and posters 3:45 -4:05 James Zimring, MD, PhD, Bloodworks Northwest, "Metabolomics of platelet storage“ 4:15 -4:35 Marco Marra, PhD, UBC, “Whole genome analysis to support cancer treatment decision making: BC Cancer Personalized Oncogenomics (POG) Project” 4:45 -6:30 Wrap up and social