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Translational Research Summits 2023

The wait is over!

The 2nd edition of the Translational Research Summits are here.
Register now to meet industry experts and explore the translational research space with us.

Inspiring Innovation

Following the success of the Translational Research Summits in 2022, Leica Biosystems is thrilled to be hosting multiple summit events across North America and Europe throughout 2023. In March 2023, we will be hosting the first event in Cheshire, United Kingdom, offering participants to explore a range of research solutions inspired by translational research projects, and network with their peers.

Each event will feature a unique series of researcher presentations, sharing results and discoveries obtained using the BOND RX fully automated research stainer. Meet and talk with experts in the fields of digital pathology and advanced staining techniques, including immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, multiplexed staining, and more. Don't miss the opportunity to connect with our partner experts, and experience live demonstrations of research solutions by Leica Biosystems and partner technology.


Events Details

Boston, Massachusetts

Thursday, September 28, 2023, 9.00am – 5.00pm (EST)

Venue: Le Méridien Boston Cambridge, 20 Sidney Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

Situated within the cultural capital of the US, the Le Méridien Boston Cambridge Hotel is the ideal location where you can work, recharge, and connect. Offering luxurious sanctuary and unmatched comfort, the Le Méridien Boston Cambridge Hotel is the perfect location for the upcoming Translational Research Summit by Leica Biosystems. Join us on September 28th and network with your peers, meet with our partner experts, and experience live demonstrations of research solutions by Leica Biosystems.


San Francisco, CA

Thursday, May 4, 2023, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PST)

Venue: Embassy Suites San Francisco South, 250 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080

The Embassy Suites in South San Franciso is perfect for our summit because it provides a central and convenient location for our attendees. The venue is easily accessible from the San Francisco Airport and is near many Researchers in San Francisco. Join us on May 4th and network with your peers, meet our partner experts, and experience live demonstrations of research solutions by Leica Biosystems.

Embassy Suites

Cheshire, UK

Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (GMT)

Venue: Alderley Park Conference Centre, Congleton Road, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4TG

Alderley Park is a place where world leading science and innovation come together. Located alongside a vibrant and fast growing community of over 60 established and 150 pre-start up companies, Alderley Park Conference Centre is the perfect location for the upcoming Translational Research Summit by Leica Biosystems. Centrally located within easy reach of the M6 and M56 motorway network, Alderley Park is just 18 miles away from Manchester city centre. Join us on 22nd March and network with your peers, meet with our partner experts, and experience live demonstrations of research solutions by Leica Biosystems.


2022 Translational Research Summit Highlight Reel

Featured Products

Aperio GT 450 Scanner
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Don’t let great stains be forgotten or critical information be overlooked. Let Leica Biosystems’ high performance Aperio GT 450 scanner capture your chromogenic multiplex stains to enhance your analysis and let you share your discoveries with the world.
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Aperio is a trademark of the Leica Biosystems group of companies in the USA and optionally in other countries.

BOND RX Fully Automated Research Stainer

Speed up your next big discovery. Use the BOND RX stainer to confidently complete IHC, ISH, FISH, CTC, multiplexing, and other tests. Explore your ideas in a variety of ways via reagents, detection, and customizable protocols. The BOND RX stainer provides an easy way for labs to fully automate tests and accelerate research programs.
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BOND is a trademark of Leica Biosystems and its affiliates.

Core Histology Solutions for Pre-Analytics

From staining workstations, to a full offering of consumables, we are committed to supporting accurate and trusted results for your important daily work, because pre-analytics matter. Discover and experience multiple solutions at our event, such as research microtomes, tissue processors, and more.
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Prominent Speakers

Olga Colgan

PhD, Global Brand Strategy Director, Leica Biosystems

Dr. Colgan has more than 15 years’ experience in the digital pathology sector and is focused on how this technology can be leveraged to provide real benefits in both healthcare and research domains. Prior to working with Leica Biosystems, she came from a research background with a BSc in Biotechnology and a PhD in Vascular Biology from Dublin City University, Ireland.

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Will Howat

Senior Director of Validation & Technical Quality, Abcam

Will Howat leads Abcam’s approach to product validation and technical quality globally as Senior Director of Antibody Validation & Characterization. Will has a BSc (Hons) in Immunology & Pharmacology and a PhD in Pathology. His publications span key journals such as The Lancet, American Journal of Pathology, and the Journal of Pathology.

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Charlotte Gray

Applications Consultant – South West, Leica Biosystems

Charlotte Gray is an Applications Consultant at Leica Biosystems, UK, specializing in advanced staining with a particular interest in life science applications. After graduating from the University of Nottingham with a BSc (Hons) Medical Science degree, she started her career as an HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist in the NHS working in Histology.

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Bryan Serrels

Technical Sales Specialist for Spatial Biology, NanoString

Bryan graduated from the University of Glasgow in Genetics back in 2000. Since then, he has obtained a PhD from the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research and worked as post doc and research scientist for more than 10 years in academia before joining NanoString last year.

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Helen Snyder

PhD, Director, Multiplexing Product Management, Cell IDx, a Leica Biosystems Company

Dr Snyder received her PhD in immunology from the University of Cambridge, UK and trained as a postdoctoral fellow at Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California. Dr. Snyder has over 30 years' experience in immunology research, reagent development, preclinical development of biotherapeutics, and business development of immunoassay and immunodiagnostic products.

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Dr. Saba Nayar

BTA Fellow, Lead for Imaging and Single-Cell Technologies, University of Birmingham, UK

Dr. Saba Nayar is an experienced Research Scientist with a history of working in Immunology Research and Project Management. She is skilled in Writing Grants, Team Management, Project Management, Multi-color Flow Cytometry, Assay Development, ELISA, Laser Capture Microdissection, and NGS. Dr. Nayar has a Doctor of Philosophy - Ph.D. focused on Immunity and Infection from the University of Birmingham.

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