Spatial Biology West Coast 2024

04 - 05 December 2024 | San Diego, CA

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

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Explore Spatial Biology West Coast 2024: Unlocking The Potential Of Spatial Technologies

With San Diego and the West Coast emerging as a key hub for spatial research, Spatial Biology West Coast brings together experts from across leading academic institutions and biopharma organizations in the region to 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.

Spatial Biology West Coast 2024

  • 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: Spatial Biology in Pharma & Translational Drug Research
    Part 1 – Spatial Technologies in Drug Discovery & Clinical Development
    Part 2 – Spatial Technologies for Diagnostics & Biomarker Research
  • Day Two | Track 1: Spatial Bioinformatics, Data Analytics, and Interpretation
    Part 2 – Image Analysis, AI Powered Imaging, & Digital Pathology for Spatial Biology
  • Day Two | Track 2: Applications of Spatial Research & Technologies in Biology

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 40 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 West 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:

Anoja Perera
Director, Sequencing and Discovery Genomics,
Stowers Institute
Danielle Tan
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Edward Moler
MeRealm, LLC
Ioannis Vlachos
Director of Spatial Technologies,
BIDMC / Harvard Medical School
Joao Costa
Principal Scientist,
Koichi Hashikawa
Principal Computational Scientist,
Johnson and Johnson Innovative Medicine
Michael Surace
Premi Haynes
Principal Scientist,
Bristol Myers Squibb
Ryan Logan
Boston University (Computer Science Department)
Silas Maniatis
Associate Director, Technology Innovation,
New York Genome Centre
Sripad Ram
Digital Pathology and Image Analysis Lead,
Pfizer Inc
Stephen Byers
Georgetown University
More speakers for Spatial Biology West Coast 2024 will be revealed here in the coming weeks
Carter Allen
Research Scientist,
Eli Lilly & Co.
Leonardo Collado Torres
Investigator, Asst. Prof.,
Lieber Institute for Brain Development, Department of Biostatistics as Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Peng Yin
Principal Investigator,
Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Shuoshuo Wang
Senior Scientist,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Broad Institute
Silvia Siso
Discovery Pathologist,

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Latest Resources

The Dawn and Future of Spatial Transcriptomics

Adding positional context to the transcriptomics techniques was a breakthrough that would beckon in a new age of biopsy analysis. Now, integration with AI is the latest transformational addition to the field.

Avicenna.AI Algorithms Pass EU Medical Devices Regulations

Compliance with MDR 2017/745 medical device regulation is a critical step toward European Union CE-mark authorisation.

Pixelgen Single Cell Spatial Proteomics Kit

Introducing the RNAscope™ Plus small RNA-RNA Fluorescent Assay

Spatially Intelligent SpaceIQ Platform

Transforming care for cancer patients

Plan Your Visit

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley
7450 Hazard Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92108

By Trolley

The closest Trolley stop to the hotel is Hazard Center Station – this stop is served by the Sycuan Green Line. The hotel is a 7 mins walk from the station. When alighting at this stop, walk north on Hazard Center East Driveway towards Hazard Center Drive. Then turn left and the hotel will be on your right.

By Car

There is self-parking available (garage parking) at the hotel for $34 (this may be subject to state local taxes). There is no valet parking at this venue. For further information please contact the hotel directly. For driving instructions and a map, please click here

By Air

San Diego International Airport – The DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego – Mission Valley is 7 miles from the International Airport. A single taxi ride to the hotel will cost approx. $40 and will take around 20 minutes. Transportation to/from the hotel is provided by Super Shuttle, Cloud 9, or other shuttle services for approx. $10-$15 per person. Please click here for more information on travelling to the hotel from the airport.

By Bus

The closest bus stop to the venue is Camino De La Reina & Mission Center Rd, which is a 13min walk away. When alighting at this stop, walk north on Mission Center Rd towards Camino De La Reina. Turn left onto Hazard Center Dr and then right on to Frazee Rd – the hotel should be on the right hand side. Please click here for more information on Trolley and bus services in the area.

Oxford Global has secured a number of bedrooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego – Mission Valley at a reduced conference rate:


Tuesday 3rd December 2024– $290 (taxes included)
Wednesday 4th December 2024 – $290 (taxes included)


Should you wish to book a room, please visit our shop, The final cut-off date to book bedrooms is Tuesday 5th November 2024 – any bookings after this date are subject to availability and rates. Please note that any cancellations within 30 days prior to arrival are subject to cancellation charges.

We are closely monitoring the official guidance from health authorities, local governments, and the World Health Organization in order to support the health and well-being of our global community. The health and safety of our staff, customers and clients remains our number one priority.

As we continue to move forward with hosting our events in-person in 2024, we’ve added a series of Health & Safety guidelines and precautions in order to prepare for event safety. We carry out risk assessments for all our events to evaluate fundamental considerations and how to cover multiple risk scenarios.

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