Welcome to Bioassays 2024

Bioassays: Scientific Approaches & Regulatory Strategies is a premier bioassay symposium that presents a truly unique opportunity for attendees to interact with key industry thought leaders and discuss topics such as current perspectives, strategies, and technologies used for bioassays. This Symposium promises to maintain the tradition of high-quality case studies and scientific discussion that enables an additional focus on the technical and regulatory details of each topic. The program will include speakers, panel discussions, posters, exhibitors, and networking opportunities. Plan on joining us for what will surely be an informative Symposium on the current thinking, strategies, lessons learned, development, and standardization of methods and technologies used for bioassays.

Attend

All attendees are encouraged to review the information provided to ensure you are prepared for your experience.

Attendee Resources      View the Scientific Program

In-Person Attendees

Join us for the Symposium at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, MD. Symposium registration includes all sessions on April 16-17, 2024, breakfast, lunch, networking breaks, access to the Exhibit & Poster Hall, and Networking Reception. Along with all aspects of the in-person experience, you have access to the Symposium website, meeting mobile app, and Oxford online schedule which features the final program, abstracts, and presenter’s slides (when made available). In-person registration will close April 3, 2024.

The 2024 Bioassays Symposium Workshop will provide practical knowledge on bioassay method development, with a particular emphasis on potency assays. Registration for the workshop on Monday, April 15, 2024 is an additional cost not included in the Symposium registration fee.

Registration Fees     Register Now     Workshop Information

Code of Conduct

CASSS is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and CASSS staff. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, industry partners, exhibitors, CASSS staff members, service providers, and all others are expected to abide by this Code of Conduct.

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Present

The Bioassays 2024 Scientific Organizing Committee invites industry, academic, and regulatory professionals to submit abstracts addressing current perspectives, strategies, and technologies used for bioassays for both oral and poster presentations.

Topics include the following:

  • Lifecycle Management for Bioassays
  • Nuts and Bolts of Bioassays
  • Process Improvements and Innovation in Bioassays
  • Structure Function

The deadline to be considered for an oral presentation was January 16, 2024.
The deadline to be considered for a poster presentation is March 15, 2024

Submit Your Abstract

All program presenters are encouraged to review the information provided to ensure you are prepared for your experience.

Presenter Resources

If you have additional questions, please contact Dave Bergeson, Symposium Manager, or call the CASSS office at 510-428-0740.

Code of Conduct

CASSS is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and CASSS staff. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, industry partners, exhibitors, CASSS staff members, service providers, and all others are expected to abide by this Code of Conduct.

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Health and Safety

CASSS is committed to protecting its attendees, participants, and staff members to the highest degree possible when attending our conferences. To ensure we provide a safe environment, CASSS strongly encourages COVID-19 vaccinations, and all other routine vaccinations to protect you from infectious diseases, serious illness, and hospitalization. CASSS will follow guidances established by the facility hosting the conference and/or local and state health authorities in which the conference is located.

For the safety of all attendees, we expect everyone to take everyday preventive actions, prior to and during the conference, to stay safe and healthy. These actions include, but are not limited to:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If you are sick, limit contact with others as much as possible to keep from infecting them.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • Wash your hands often.

Wearing a face mask throughout hotel common space and conference designated areas is recommended but not required.

If you tested positive for COVID-19, have been directly exposed to the virus, or exhibit any symptoms of the COVID-19 virus, you should isolate and not attend the in-person conference. All in-person registrants have access to the virtual platform (if applicable) so you may participate in the conference in a virtual-only manner.

CASSS will follow local guidelines, including the current measures from the Montgomery County: 
https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/about-us/city-news/novel-coronavirus-information

CASSS is committed to monitoring the local status for in-person conferences and will update our guidelines as necessary. Registrants will be informed about any changes through various communication channels, including email and website, as needed.

If you have any other questions, please contact the CASSS office at 510-428-0740.

Hotel Information

Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center
9751 Washingtonian Boulevard
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 USA
Telephone: 301-590-0044
Website: Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center

Join us at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg, MD for the Bioassays Symposium 2024!

Reservations

A room block is reserved for Symposium delegates at the special group rate of $209 USD for a *single or double room (plus 15% occupancy tax). The deadline to reserve your accommodations is Friday, March 22, 2024.

Make Reservations      More Information About Reservations

By staying at the host hotel, you help CASSS meet its contractual obligations and keep future registration fees reasonable. Please take this into consideration when making your accommodation decisions.

*Room types are not guaranteed and are based on availability when the individual reservation is made.

Program Partners

Exhibitors

Past Event Videos

  • Advancing the CASSS Community: Associate Director Brian Nunnally Shares His CASSS Experience

  • Advancing the CASSS Community: Associate Director Jenny Chen Shares Her CASSS Experience

  • Bioassays 2020 Keynote: Steven Kozlowski, CDER, FDA

  • Bioassays 2021 Keynote: Anthony Mire Sluis, ​AstraZeneca

  • Bioassays 2022 Keynote: Marjorie Shapiro, CDER, FDA

  • Bioassays 2023 Keynote: Helen Madden, bluebird bio, inc.

  • CASSS: Knowledge Sharing Interviews

  • Knowledge Sharing: Board Member Carmilia Jimenez Ramirez Invites You to Join CASSS

"Great forum for networking and for exchange of ideas, questions, and best practices between industry and regulators."
Helen Madden, Bioassays 2023 Attendee
"Very well organized and very informative for anyone working with, or just starting to learn, bioassays."
Tina Khin, Bioassays 2023 Attendee