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SLAS2015 Short Courses

Introduction of Quantitative Treatment of Biological Assays in Bioanalytical Laboratory

This course will focus on the fundamentals of statistics and simple statistical methods that are routinely applied in bioanalytical laboratory. Covered topics will include review of statistical terms and concepts, study design, assessing bioanalytical measurement quality, fitting equations to bioanalytical data, HTS data normalization and statistical testing.

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Liming Shi

Liming Shi, M.S., M.A.,
Senior Research Scientist, Bioassay Development, Eli Lilly and Company

Liming has more than 16 year's experience in biopharmaceutical industry. He specializes in bioanalytical method development, qualification, transfer, and validation. He has lots of GMP and compliance experience and he has been deeply involved in IND and BLA activities. With thorough statistical knowledge, GMP experience and bioanalytical expertise, he has successfully developed many bioassays, addressed numerous GMP/regulatory issues and performed a lot of trouble shootings. He also has experience in immunogenicity evaluation and Pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, and toxicology studies. Liming holds a Master degree in Biophysics and a second Master degree in Biochemistry. Liming also holds an UCSD Certificate of ADMET Process (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion and Toxicology).


Robert Nadon, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics, Principal Investigator, McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre

Robert Nadon is an Associate Professor in Department of Human Genetics of McGill University, a Principal Investigator at the McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre in Montreal, Canada, and an Associate Editor for BMC Bioinformatics. Dr. Nadon's research focusses on analysis of high throughput biological data from various sources, notably gene expression microarrays, genome-wide mRNA translation, and high-throughput screening. He has published on these topics in a wide range of technical and life science journals, including Nature Biotechnology, Journal of Biomolecular Screening, PNAS, Bioinformatics, BMC Bioinformatics, and Trends in Genetics. He consults regularly with industry and has given various high-throughput data analysis workshops for life science audiences.