Association of Laboratory Technicians

FEBRUARY 13, 2001

Holiday Inn Gateway Center, Highway 30 & Elwood Drive, Ames, Iowa 50010
(515) 292-8600
ALT Symposium 2001

ALT Symposium 2001 Agenda


The ALT Symposium Agenda


7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Starch provides 80% of the worlds calories. Can biotechnology make enhanced starch? Dr. Peter Keeling, Research Director, ExSeed Genetics LLC., Ames, IA

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Morning break /Exhibits / Posters

9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Mycobacerial Isolations in Captive Elephants Dr. Janet B. Payer, Head, Mycobacteria and Brucella Laboratory, NVSL, Ames, IA

10:00a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Round Table Discussions

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Lunch / ALT Meeting / Exhibits

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wildlife Rehabilitation - Past, Present and Future Connections Marlene Ehrsmann, Board of Directors, National and Iowa Wildlife Rehabilitators Association; Program Associate, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Marine Mammal Programs at the Shedd Aquarium Dr. Jeff Boehm, Vice President Research and Veterinary Services, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Afternoon break / Exhibits

2:25 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Scientific Sleuthing Marie Sides, Criminalist/DNA Analyst, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Des Moimes, IA

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closing and Drawings

4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.


The ALT Symposium 2001 registration fee will be $ 25.00/person

Lunch choices are:

London Broil (Marinated flank steak with bordelaise sauce. Served with roasted red potatoes and fresh vegetable medley.)

Turkey Tenderloin (Tender slices of roasted trukey tenderloin topped with sage cream. Served with rosemary new potatoes and peppered sweet corn.)


A. Daigger, Wheeling, Illinois

BioRad,Hercules, California

Brinkmann Instruments, Inc., Westbury, NY

D.A.I. Scientific Equipment, North Liberty, IA

ExSeed Genetics, Ames, IA

Fisher Scientific, Pittsburgh, PA

Integrated DNA Technologies, Coralvlle, IA

Invitrogen Corporation, Carlsbad, CA

Iowa State University, Ames, IA

LABSCO, Laboratory Supply Company, Des Moines, IA

Life Technologies, Rockville, MD

Midland Scientific, Omaha, NE

Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., Johnston, IA

Roche Molecular Biochemicals, Indianapolis, IN

Sciscope Instrument Company, Iowa City, IA

John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL

VWR Scientific, Chicago, IL

USDA, Agricultural Research Service,

USDA, Animal & Plant Health Inspection Services,

Symposium Registration Form