The Cytometry Society – INDIA
11th Annual Conference & Workshops
29th – 31st October &1st November 2018
Venue: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 
Theme: Flow Cytometry :MULTI-DIMENSIONAL & MULTI-FACETED

The Cytometry Society (TCS) [www.tcs.res.in], India, is the academic society involved in propagation of flow cytometry education through organized training, knowledge dissemination and fostering research, both in the basic and clinical areas, as well as diagnostic fronts. The society was established in the year 2005, with its registered office at Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, India. The society has been having regular conferences and workshops since its inception and has instituted award of scholarships and travel grants to students, scientists and laboratory physicians so that they can be a part of the meetings, with the aim of encouraging youngsters to take up this rapidly growing, unique and exceptionally interesting technique, fostering the growth of flow cytometry not only in our country, but in the region at large.

The onus of responsibility of hosting the next annual conference (11th) has been bestowed on the city of New Delhi, the capital of India.  The programme is scheduled from 29th October–1st November 2018, with two days dedicated to the Annual Meeting of The Cytometry Society (29th & 30th October) followed by multiple parallel hands-on workshops on 31st October & 1st November. This meeting will be a realistic opportunity for better understanding of the technology of Cell cytometry and its impact in medical and basic sciences. The objective of this meeting is to share the valuable research along with very valuable expert perspectives gathered while managing the clinical and research facilities in this arena. The guidelines, recommendations, and expert opinions presented here will be an amalgamation of the current information with the pre-existing knowledge.

Confirmed international faculty include Prof. (Dr) Brent Wood (University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA), Prof.(Dr) Alberto Orfao (University of Salamanca, Spain), Prof (Dr) Paul Wallace (President International Society for Advancement of Cytometry, Professor of Oncology, Director Department of Flow and Image Cytometry, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, USA) and Mr. Liam Whitby (Operations Manager. UK NEQAS for Leucocyte Immunophenotyping, England). Besides, all the key opinion leaders at the National level will be participating in this event. The meeting is envisaged to provide a unique platform for medical practitioners as well as basic scientists and researchers to meet and exchange ideas and information on the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns with the experienced faculty of internationally recognized authorities in the fields of Cytometry. We hope that this meeting will disseminate the new information far and wide, and benefit all the attendees.

The organizing committee of the 11TH TCS ANNUAL CONFERENCE & WORKSHOP(S) welcomes you all. We are extremely delighted to host this integrative event at our center and sincerely hope that you shall enjoy the scientific deliberations in similar enthusiasm as we have had in getting this together.