May 20, 2020 by

Panel: How to use your samples to collaborate in COVID-19 research

A panel discussion: “How to use your samples to collaborate in COVID-19 research” is scheduled for June 4th at 3pm ET/2pm CT.

Here are the proposed learning objectives:

  • Learn about the goals of the newly formed HLA-COVID 19 Consortium and ongoing projects
  • Learn the details of the collaboration organized by ASHI leadership with the HLA-COVID19 global consortium and possible funding opportunities
  • Explore how to get involved and contribute with your lab samples


  • William H. Hildebrand President-elect of ASHI Professor University of Oklahoma HSC George Lynn Cross Research Professor PHF Endowed Professor Director, HLA Typing Laboratory

  • Annette M. Jackson Associate Professor Surgery & Immunology Director, Clinical Transplantation Immunology Laboratory Duke University School of Medicine

  • Martin Maiers National Marrow Donor Program Vice President, Innovation Be The Match®

  • Zachary Antovich General Manager Transplant & Transfusion Diagnostics Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Paul Norman Associate Professor Division of Personalized Medicine, and Department of Immunology University of Colorado

  • Deepali Kumar, Clinician Investigator, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)