European Bioanalysis Forum

Reconnecting after Quarantine

10-11 June 2021

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Program details of the EBF 7th YSS

10 June 2021
11:30 13:00 Welcome at local sites – local site program as appropriate
13:00 13:10 Welcome
Philip Timmerman
13:10 14:30 Session 1: Achieving better sensitivity and selectivity
Chair/Moderator/Questions: Connor/Mathias/Salvatore
13:10 13:30 Steven Schoemaker – PRA-HS
Chiral derivatization for enhancing sensitivity and speed of the LC-MS/MS determination of the enantiomers of ibuprofen.
13:30 13:50 Claire Szuster – LGC
The diasteromer double-peak dilemma
13:50 14:10 Marco Cirrincione – University of Bologna
Enantiomeric separation of chiral synthetic opioids and metabolites in DBS by UHPLC-HRMS
14:10 14:30 Rosie Penford – GlaxoSmithKline
The identification and development of a fit for purpose biomarker assay using the MSD platform
14:45 15:15 Parallel Session 2
Training Course: the basics of ADA in 30 minutes
presenter: Salvatore Calogero, on behalf of the EBF
14:45 15:15 Parallel Session 3
Training Course: the basics of LC-MS in 30 minutes
presenter: Terrence Hetzel/Connor Walker, on behalf of the EBF
15:30 18:00 Session 4: Miniaturisation and automation
Chair/Moderator/Questions: Michele/Ian/Muriel
15:30 15:50 Liesl Heughebaert – University of Ghent
Near-infrared-based hematocrit prediction of dried blood spots: an in-depth evaluation
15:50 16:10 Camilla Marasca – University of Bologna
Haematic volumetric microsampling for TDM of patients under treatment with lurasidone
16:10 16:30 Bryan van den Broek – Sanquin
Measuring antibodies in capillary blood: improvements by moving from dried blood spot to haematocrit independent micro-sampling
16:30 16:40 short break
16:40 17:00 George Walters – LGC
Automation vs Analyst: The Future of Bioanalysis
17:00 17:20 Sigrid Deprez – University of Ghent
Fully Automated Dried Blood Spot-Based Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Immunosuppressants
17:20 17:40 John Smeraglia – UCB Pharma
Role of automation in maximizing portfolio value –  the future is now
17:40 18:00 Scott Summerfield – GlaxoSmithKline
Transitioning to an ‘automation-first’ culture in Bioanalysis – our learnings from the last 3 year
18:00 End of Day 1 Q&A
11 June 2021
09:45 Coming online
10:00 11:20 Science Café: “How has Covid-19 changed our future? “
This year, the YSS-OC wants to engage you how Covid-19 impacted our (professional) careers, i.e. things we lost, for good or for bad – things we gained, wanted or unwanted, things we learned about ourselves and our industry. The YSS has prepares a  panel discussion for all of you to contribute
11:30 12:10 Interactive poster viewing session (5-min poster pitch – posters 1 to 7)
Chair/Moderator/Questions: Mathias/Robin
12:10 12:40 Lunch break
12:50 13:30 Interactive poster viewing session (5-min poster pitch – posters 8 to 14)
Chair/Moderator/Questions: Mathias/Robin
13:30 14:10 Was the 6th YSS’ sustainability theme “sustainable”?
13:30 13:50 Katja Zeiser – Nuvisan
Re-Validation concept for an optimized use of resources – what have we achieved?
13:50 14:10 5-min pitches of “what are WE doing on sustainability?”
Connor Walker (Arcinova – A Quotient Sciences Business), Adam Williams (AstraZeneca),  Salvatore Calogero (F. Hoffmann – La Roche) and Ian Dawson (Covance)
14:10 14:40 Plenary Feedback from (local or e-) Science Café round tables
15:00 16:20 Session 5: Novel approaches to ADA/complex assays – how did you overcome them?
Chair/Moderator/Questions: Salvatore/Laura/Tessa
15:00 15:20 Hanna Leins – Nuvisan
One for all – development of a generic ADA assay on the Gyrolab Platform
15:20 15:40 Christina Aniol-Nielsen – NovoNordisk
Calibration-Free Concentration Analysis for Quantification of Anti-Drug Specific Antibodies in Positive Control Antibodies and in Clinical Samples
15:40 16:00 Eugenia Opolka-Hoffmann – F. Hoffmann La Roche (not released for publication) (not released for publication)
The impact of drug/ADA immune complex properties on drug clearance: an in vivo study and the underlying bioanalytical method
16:00 16:20 Jayshree Maher – LGC
AlphaLISA – An alternative plaform for immunogencitiy assays?
16:40 18:20 Session 6: Biomarkers and CoU: an uphill journey for young scientists?
Chair/Moderator/Questions: Tessa/Adam/Terence
16:40 16:50 Philip Timmerman – EBF
Introduction to the session & Background of EBF in relation to Biomarker assay validation
16:50 17:10 Kyra Cowan – on behalf of the EBF
Context of Use versus the BMV – why the discussion?
17:10 17:30 Léa Costes – Sanquin (not released for publication)
Biomarker assays and context of use: two stories, one success
17:30 17:50 Michele Protti – University of Bologna
Pathology biomarkers in animal models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: microsampling-based analytical investigation
17:50 18:20 Panel discussion: CoU – an uphill journey for young scientists?
18:20 Closing Remarks and Adjourn
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