Mayo Clinic Shines at American Cytogenetics Conference

One of the many presentations by Mayo staff.
One of the many presentations by Mayo staff.

Mayo Clinic was well-represented at the American Cytogenetics Conference (ACC) held in Sunriver, Oregon, from June 27 to 30. Many fellows, consultants, and technologists presented at the meeting, and two students received student awards for “Best Abstract.” Congratulations to the team of presenters and all who were involved in representing Mayo and DLMP at ACC.

Below is a list of abstracts that were presented and pictures of the "Best Abstract" awards from the conference.

  • Clinical Impact of Genomic Duplications: A Discussion of Reporting Practices
    Cherisse Marcou, Ph.D.*; Beth Pitel; Binu Porath, Ph.D.; Umut Aypar, Ph.D.; Nicole Hoppman, Ph.D.; Erik Thorland, Ph.D.; and Hutton Kearney, Ph.D.
    *Student award recipient
  • Interpreting Complex SNP-Array Results in Tumors: Clues Invoking Classical Cytogenetic Mechanisms
    Ross A Rowsey, Ph.D.*; Patricia T Greipp, D.O.; Robert B. Jenkins, M.D., Ph.D.; and Hutton Kearney, Ph.D.
    *Student award recipient
  • Cytogenetics of Infant/Congenital Leukemia: Mayo Clinic Experience from 2005–2015
    Yang Cao, Ph.D.; Cynthia Williamson; Reid Meyer; Kathryn Pearce; Christopher Sattler; William Sukov, M.D.; Patricia Greipp, D.O.; and Rhett Ketterling, M.D.
  • Next Generation Cytogenetics: Genome-Wide Mate-Pair Sequencing for Detection of Structural Rearrangements and Copy Number Variation
    Umut Aypar, Ph.D.;  Hutton Kearney, Ph.D.; William Sukov, M.D.; Robert B. Jenkins, M.D., Ph.D.;  and Nicole Hoppman, Ph.D.
  • SH2B3 Aberrations Enriched in iAMP21 B Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cohort
    Linda Baughn, Ph.D.; Matthew Meredith; and Betsy Hirsch
  • Development of a Chromosomal Microarray Test for the Detection of Abnormalities in Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Products of Conception Specimens
    Troy Gliem and Umut Aypar, Ph.D.
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Cherisse Marcou, Ph.D., received a student award for her abstract.
Ross Rowsey, Ph.D., received a student award for his abstract.
Ross Rowsey, Ph.D., received a student award for his abstract.
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