List of Exhibitors

Agena Bioscience    
4755 Eastgate Mall      
San Diego, CA 92121
858.882.2748
www.agenabio.com

Agena Bioscience is the genetic analysis solutions provider that makes genetic testing actionable in a way that is scalable to the growing number of clinical testing labs, allowing for the realization of precision medicine and science, as demonstrated by its 450+ systems sold around the world, 4,000+ scientific publication citations, and adoption by premier institutions around the world. Our mission is to empower the translation of genomic discoveries in oncology, pharmacogenetics and inherited disease into mainstream clinical practice.

 

APHL Newborn Screening and Genetics Program
8515 Georgia Ave., Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
240.485.2726
www.newsteps.org

The APHL Newborn Screening and Genetics Program offers conferences, workshops, webinars, access to molecular and quality improvement resources and more.  Additionally, the Newborn Screening Technical assistance and Evaluation Program (NewSTEPs) provides data, technical assistance and training to newborn screening programs across the country, with the New Disorders Implementation Project providing technical assistance specifically related to MPS I, Pompe and X-ALD.


Astoria-Pacific, Inc.       
15130 SE 82nd Dr.       
Clackamas, OR 97015
503.657.3010
www.astoria-pacific.com

Astoria-Pacific presents our SPOTCHECK® products. FDA approved assay, instrumentation and quality control material for screening newborns for Glactosemia, Biotinidase Deficiency, G6PD Deficiency, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital Hypothyroidism and Phenylketonuria. Our complement of automation options support workflows for any lab. Astoria-Pacific is committed to providing outstanding service and support, your partner in newborn screening.


Baby’s First Test 
4301 Connecticut Ave., Suite 404      
Washington, DC 20008
202.966.5557
www.babysfirsttest.org

Baby’s First Test is the nation’s educational resource center for newborn screening. It informs and empowers families and healthcare providers throughout the newborn screening experience. By increasing awareness, Baby’s First Test offers millions of newborns and their families a chance at a healthy start.

 
Baebies, Inc.
615 Davis Dr., Suite 800
Durham, NC 27709 
919.328.8332
www.baebies.com

Baebies is guided by a vision that everyone deserves a healthy start. We are developing innovative, easy to use and connected products to make life better for millions of babies. The SEEKER™ platform is the first and only platform in newborn screening for lysosomal storage disorders authorized by the FDA.


Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
235 Linus Pauling Dr., #E  
Hercules, CA 94547  
510.741.4019
www.bio-rad.com

Bio-Rad Clinical Diagnostics Group develops, manufactures, sells and supports a large portfolio of products for medical screening and diagnostics.  Bio-Rad Laboratories is considered a global leader in thalassemia and sickle cell screening, providing “Gold Standard” automated solutions for newborn, antenatal and premarital screening programs worldwide, for more than 25 years.


Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc.
3 Highwood Dr. 
Tewksbury, MA 01876
978.749.8000
www.isotope.com

Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc. (CIL) has been known since 1981 for manufacturing quality analytical standards. CIL offers stable isotope standards of amino acids and carnitine/acylcarnitines for use in lab developed tests utilizing tandem mass spectrometry.  CIL has obtained the CE mark and can manufacture standards to be compliant with ISO 13485.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30341
770.488.7571
www.cdc.gov

CDC’s Newborn Screening and Molecular Biology Branch is devoted to assuring the early and accurate laboratory detection of heritable disorders in newborns through dried blood spot testing.


Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)
950 West Valley Road, Suite 2500 
Wayne, PA 19087
484.588.5936
www.clsi.org

CLSI is a non-for-profit membership organization that brings together the varied perspectives and expertise of the worldwide laboratory community for the advancement of a common cause: to foster excellence in laboratory medicine by developing and implementing medical laboratory standards and guidelines that help laboratories fulfill their responsibilities with efficiencies, effectiveness and global applicability.

 

EBF, Inc.  
530 Old Sulphur Springs Rd. 
Greenville, SC 29607
864.234.8222
www.ebf-inc.com 

Eastern Business Forms, Inc. has been a leading provider of newborn screening collection devices for more than 40 years. Our goal is to exceed customer requirements by leveraging our extensive manufacturing experience and providing superior customer service. EBF is the exclusive provider of Whatman 903 filter paper in the United States.


Greenwood Genetic Center 
106 Gregor Mendel Circle      
Greenwood, SC 29646
800.473.9411
www.ggc.org

The Greenwood Genetic Center is a nonprofit institute organized to provide clinical genetic services, diagnostic laboratory testing, educational resources and research in the field of medical genetics. Our laboratory offers biochemical, cytogenetic and molecular diagnostic testing. We strive to “Give Greater Care” by combining state-of-the-art diagnostics and exceptional service.


Illumina, Inc.  
5200 Illumina Way   
San Diego, CA 92122 
858.246.9994
www.illumina.com

Illumina provides comprehensive next-generation sequencing solutions to the research, clinical and applied markets. Illumina technology is responsible for generating more than 90% of the world’s sequencing data. Through collaborative innovation, Illumina is fueling groundbreaking advancements in oncology, reproductive health, genetic disease, microbiology, agriculture, forensic science and beyond.


Integrated Software Solutions  
Suite 701, 3 Spring St.
Sydney, NSW 2000  Australia
61.2.9247.3122
www.intsoftsol.com

Integrated Software Solutions develops, maintains and implements OMNI-Lab NBS, a leading integrated LIMS solution for all Newborn Screening Laboratories. OMNI-Lab NBS includes analyser, puncher and external interfaces with integrated patient Case Management and follow-up; QC and QA Management and open database with ODBC access for ad-hoc reporting.


Luminex Corporation   
12212 Technology Blvd.  
Austin, TX 78727   
513.381.4310
www.luminexcorp.com

Luminex is committed to creating innovative, breakthrough solutions to help our customers improve health and advance science worldwide. We serve the needs to our customers in diverse markets including clinical diagnostics, pharmaceutical drug discovery, biomedical research, genomic and proteomic research and personalize medicine.

 

Mayo Medical Laboratories
3050 Superior Dr. NW
Rochester, MN 55905
507.538.0156
www.mayomedicallaboratories.com

Mayo Medical Laboratories (MML) is a reference laboratory operating within Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. MML, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic’s Biochemical Genetics Laboratory, supports healthcare institutions by offering more than 150 qualitative and quantitative genetic assays available for newborn screening, diagnosis, and treatment monitoring. Our track record of test improvement and development has enabled us to achieve newborn screening with the highest sensitivity and specificity, while also reducing false positive rates.

Microelectronic Systems   
Unit 17, 18 Hinkler Court   
Brendale, QLD 4500  Australia
61.1.3881.1834
www.bsdrobotics.com

BSD dried blood spot punchers have been used in newborn screening laboratories for over 25 years. Microelectronic Systems continues a long history in the manufacture and support of BSD punchers worldwide. We provide new instrument sales, technical support and servicing of BSD products through our global distributor network.


Natus Medical, Inc./Neometrics  
1501 Industrial Road   
San Carlos, CA 94070
650.801.7266
www.natus.com

Natus provides the Neometrics® line of case management and reporting tools that tightly integrate results for metabolic screening, hearing screening and environmental testing - facilitating rapid follow-up and intervention. Products include Metabolic Screening Database System (MSDS)™, Case Management System (CMS), Lead Follow-up Database System, Internet Case Management (iCMS)™ and our perinatal system - Healthy Women Healthy Babies (HWHB). Natus has expanded the Neometrics® product line to now include healthcare services.


NBSTRN/NCC   
7101 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 1101     
Bethesda, MD 20814
301.718.9603
www.nccrcg.org

The Newborn Screening Translational Research Network (NBSTRN), a contract between ACMG and NICHD, and the National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Networks (NCC), a cooperative agreement between ACMG and HRSA, will be sharing genetic service and newborn screening resources for researchers, healthcare providers, public health professionals and consumers.


OZ Systems    
2201 East Lamar Blvd., Suite 260 
Arlington, TX 76006
214.631.6161
www.oz-systems.com

OZ Systems is an innovator in Global Screening Solutions, bridging crucial information gaps to ensure quality care and timely interventions for patients and those who care for them. We develop end-to-end newborn screening software that reduces human errors and improves patient safety, quality of care and intervention timeliness. We are recognized for interoperability, and innovation in design and partnerships – like our new relationship with STACS DNA. OZ Systems has projects with U.S. and international health care providers and public health agencies.


PerkinElmer  
710 Bridgeport Ave.   
Shelton, CT 06484 
203.402.1994
www.perkinelmer.com

PerkinElmer is a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. Our innovative detection, imaging, informatics and service capabilities, combined with deep market knowledge and expertise, help customers gain greater insights into their science to better protect our environment, our food supply and the health of our families.


Quantabio  
100 Cummings Center   
Beverly, MA 01915  
49.173.375 88 22
www.quantabio.com

Quantabio manufactures the most advanced DNA/RNA amplification reagents available today. Our portfolio continues to set standards in critical PCR- based assay performance and reagent supplier reliability.  Our innovative technologies include the popular qScript® reverse transcriptase for reliably generating cDNA suitable for qPCR, and ToughMix® additives for overcoming common PCR inhibitors. 

 

RTI International 
3040 E. Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
919.541.7383
www.rti.org

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. We combine scientific rigor and technical expertise in social and laboratory sciences, engineering and international development to deliver solutions to the critical needs of clients worldwide.

 

Sobi   
890 Winter St.     
Waltham, MA 02451
321.266.9347
www.sobi.com

Sobi™ is an international specialty healthcare company dedicated to rare diseases. Our mission is to develop and deliver innovative therapies and services to improve the lives of patients. The product portfolio is primarily focused on haemophilia, inflammation and genetic diseases.  Sobi is a pioneer in biotechnology with world-class capabilities in protein biochemistry and biologics manufacturing.


United Parcel Service  
55 Glenlake Parkway NE   
Atlanta, GA 3028
240.417.4773
www.ups.com

UPS, a global leader in logistics, offers a broad range of solutions built to meet the needs of the laboratory community by streamlining the newborn screening process. Our solutions enable faster time in transit for specimen shipments, better visibility through 24/7 tracking solutions, online integration and customized packaging.


Waters Corporation   
34 Maple St.    
Milford, MA 01757    
508.482.3953
www.waters.com

Waters Corporation creates business advantages for clinical laboratories by delivering medical devices that enable customers to meet the rigorous operational and analytical demands in today’s regulatory environments.  The Waters suite of products and services, including an integrated portfolio of pre-analytical products, IVD LC-MS systems, laboratory informatics, as well as technical support and training, help customers optimize laboratory operations, deliver throughput capacity, and ensure regulatory compliance.