Plan to attend cytometry meeting March 24-26

The fifth annual event “Cytometry Data: Mining, Modeling and Management” will take place at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland
Oregon Health & Science University
The annual cytometry meeting will take place at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland beginning Thursday, March 24 at 3 p.m. Every other year the Hutchinson Center serves as the venue. Photo by Allan Kachelmeier

Save the date, March 24-26, for the Northwest Regional Cytometry Meeting (NWRCM). Entitled "Cytometry Data: Mining, Modeling and Management," the fifth annual regional meeting will take place in the Old Library at Oregon Health & Science University, located in Portland (every other year the Hutchinson Center serves as the venue).

The NWRCM meeting will begin Thursday at 3 p.m. following a Flow Informatics and Computational Cytometry meeting.

Itinerary includes:

  • Scientific talks
  • Software practicums
  • Vendor demonstrations
  • A cytometry workshop for middle and high school teachers
  • “FlowJo for Programmers” – Adam Treister, president of Tree Star and the primary author of FlowJo analysis software, will discuss the integration of FlowJo with servers and other software to create an enterprise level analysis infrastructure.
  • Two daylong FloCyte courses: “Data Analysis,” March 24, and, “Standardization, Validation, Characterization and Controls,” offered on March 26 for experienced users. FloCyte courses are $300; register before March 19 and receive a 10 percent discount. For FloCyte registration, contact Susan DeMaggio at or visit

Event is free; NWRCM registration fee helps cover meals

All NWRCM talks are free and open to the public. Registration, and a $25 fee, is required only for those attending the Thursday evening reception dinner and Friday lunch. Registration will close March 19.

Access the meeting brochure, register and pay online by visiting and clicking on the 2011 NWRCM caption.

Questions? Contact Allan Kachelmeier, 2011 NWRCM coordinator, at or (503) 494-2373.

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