Spatial Biology East Coast 2024

10 - 11 June 2024 | Boston, MA

Transforming disease understanding & fast-tracking the effective implementation of spatial technologies by connecting multi-omic experts from across the East Coast

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Explore Spatial Biology East Coast 2024: Unlocking the Potential of Spatial Technologies

Spatial technologies are transforming drug development, allowing researchers to more precisely understand biological systems than ever before. At Spatial Biology East Coast, experts from across leading academic institutions and biopharma organizations showcase the most transformative spatial tools and their applications in target identification, biomarker discovery and translational research. From data analytics to successful therapeutic case studies, it equips you with the information you need to successfully adopt spatial technologies into your workflows.

3rd Annual Spatial Biology East Coast Congress

  • Gain comprehensive insights into utilizing spatial biology in drug development. Learn from leading biopharma organizations how spatial tools can be implemented into diagnostic and clinical pipelines
  • Understand the most appropriate multi-omic tools for your R&D needs. With new tools & platforms always under development, our exhibition hall highlights the most promising products to help you meet you research goals
  • Map the landscape of disease and reveal spatial heterogeneity in biological systems. Key opinion leaders will provide insights into multiplexed imaging technologies, machine learning for image interpretation and relevant spatial parameters in different model systems
  • From immuno-oncology and inflammation to neuroscience and reproductive health, understand how spatial techniques can be applied to develop more effective drug development to tackle the most pressing disease areas

Agenda at a Glance

  • Day One | Track 1: Spatial Multi Omics Techniques & Approaches
  • Day One | Track 2: Image Analysis, AI-Powered Imaging & Digital Pathology for Spatial Biology
  • Day One | Track 3: Spatial Biology in Pharma & Translational Drug Research
  • Day Two | Track 1: Spatial Bioinformatics, Data Analytics and Interpretation
  • Day Two | Track 2: Applications of Spatial Research & Technologies in Biology
  • Day Two | Track 3: Spatial Technologies for Diagnostics Purposes & Clinical Development

What to Expect


leading pharma, biotech, & academic delegates

hours of presentations, discussions & interactive content
hours of networking breaks, including speed networking & refreshments
hours of pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings, facilitating business growth
Interactive Presentations
Exhibition Hall
Networking Drinks
Poster Display
Event App Swapcard

Networking & knowledge-sharing is at the heart of what we do. Alongside the innovative programme, attendees can engage in a variety of event features and make the most of participation in a range of experiences

  • Engaging Thought Leadership

    Over 60 dynamic interactive discussions, roundtables, and presentations curated with insights from top industry leaders and experts
  • Global Technological Showcase

    An international exhibition showcasing cutting-edge technologies and services from leading providers in the scientific field.
  • Networking Emphasis

    Unparalleled networking opportunities, including speed networking sessions, a vibrant drinks reception, and informal gatherings to foster meaningful connections
  • Innovative Poster Displays

    Inspiring poster displays and presentations unveiling the latest breakthroughs from emerging biotech, pharma, and academic institutions

Companies Represented Include

Meet Our Expert Speakers

Spatial Biology East Coast 2024 again brings together a panel of prominent leaders and scientists, sharing new case studies, innovative, data and industry outlooks.

Below are some of our featured speakers:

Kristine Glunde
Professor of Radiology, Oncology & Biological Chemistry; Director of Applied Imaging Mass Spectrometry,
Johns Hopkins Transgenic Mouse Core
Laura Dillon
Vice President,
Incendia Therapeutics
Qing Li
Director of Pathology, Clinical Development & Oncology,
Moderna Therapeutics
Stephen Wong
Chair Professor,
Houston Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine
Sunish Mohanan
Senior Director,
Gilead Sciences

All Speakers

Ahmet Coskun
Georgia Tech
Alice Wan
Senior Scientist,
Alina Ainbinder
Principal Scientist,
Andrew Fisher
Principal Scientist,
Anna Lyubetskaya
Senior Principal Scientist,
Bristol Myers Squibb
Annette Schwartz Sterman
Senior Director,
Arvind Rao
Associate Professor of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics,
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Chandra Saravanan
Courtney Easley-Neal
Danya Dean
Senior Scientist,
Merck & Co. Inc.
Fang Xie
Associate Director,
Haiqi Chen
Assistant Professor,
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Hongkai Ji
Johns Hopkins University
Jianrong Wang
Associate Professor,
Michigan State University
Joao Costa
Principal Scientist,
Kevin Wei
Assistant Professor,
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Kieran Campbell
University of Toronto & Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Kimberly Smythe
Staff Scientist,
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Lana Garmire
Associate Professor,
University of Michigan
Lance Liotta
University Professor,
George Mason University
Manisha Rao
Senior Scientist,
Manoj Bhasin
Emory School of Medicine
Marina Bleck
Principal Scientist,
Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG
Matthew Bernstein
Principal Scientist,
Immunitas Therapeutics
Min Xu
Principal Investigator & Assistant Professor,
Carnegie Mellon University
Miranda Orr
Associate Professor,
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Peng Yin
Principal Investigator,
Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Robert Schwartz
Associate Professor,
Weill Cornell Medical College
Ruben Dries
Assistant Professor,
Boston University School of Medicine
Sandra Rost
Senior Scientific Manager,
Sheila Cummings
Senior Principal Pathologist,
Shou-Ching Jaminet
Si Qin
Senior Scientist,
Sizun Jiang
Assistant Professor,
Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Terry Melim
Senior Scientist,
Tri-Hung Nguyen
Senior Director of Translational Sciences,
Shasqi Inc.
Wesley Tansey
Assistant Professor,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Yan Tang
Principal Investigator,
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Yoshiko Hashikawa
Senior Scientist,
Yu Tian
Yuying Xie
Associate Professor,
Michigan State University
Zhandong Liu
Director in Bioinformatics Core,
Baylor College of Medicine
Zhengqing Ouyang
Associate Professor,
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Zoltan Maliga
Co-Director in Tissue Imaging Platform,
Laboratory of Systems Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School

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Spatial Genomics with Illumina Sequencing & NanoString GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler

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Pianno: a Model for the Annotation of Spatial Transcriptomics Data

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Plan Your Visit

Hyatt Regency Boston
1 Ave de Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111, United States


Steps from Boston's most desirable area-attractions such as the Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, and Boston's famous shopping destination, Newbury Street, the Hyatt Regency Boston sits at the edge of the city's excitement. Convenient to the Theater District, the Financial District and attached to Macy's for convenient shopping, the downtown Hyatt hotel is also a 10 to 15 minute walk to the South End, Back Bay, the Charles River Esplandade, and is connected to the "T," Boston's mass transit system.

By Air:

Logan Airport – The Hyatt Regency Boston is approximately 4 miles from the international airport. A taxi to and from the airport would cost around $25 and would take around 15 to 30 minutes depending on traffic.

There is also the option of the GO Boston shuttle. It travels from the airport around Boston. For more information and prices please visit

By Train:

The closest train station to the venue is South Stationwhich is a 6 minute walk away. When heading to the hotel, leave the station north onto Summer Street. Keep walking up and on the 6th left turn, turn down Chauncy Street. Walk down and the hotel will be on your right.

By Subway/The T:

The Boston subway system otherwise known as the "T," is located 100 feet from the hotel entrance. It is on the same block as the hotel. The Red and Orange Lines both stop at this station which is called the Downtown Crossing. The hotel is one "T" Stop away from Backbay, and about 4 blocks to South Station. For more information please visit

By Bus:

The closest bus station to the hotel is located at the train station South Station. Please use the directions from the train station to direct yourself to the hotel.


The closest parking isLafayette Garage and prices depend on the duration of stay. The hotel also offers valet parking. For more information and prices please click here.

For concierge services provided by the hotel please click here.

For driving instructions and a map please click here. 

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