HLA Case Studies Contest Rules


  • Technologists must reside in one of the 50 United States, a US Territory or Canada.
  • Technologists must be currently employed by an accredited clinical laboratory.
  • Case study entries must include the following:
    1. A cover page that includes your full name, laboratory name, laboratory address, email address, and contact phone number.
    2. A one-page summary of your case study (may include graphs if necessary to substantiate a point).
  • Winners will be required to present their case studies in PowerPoint.
  • Presentation length may not exceed 15 minutes.
  • Only ONE entry per person.
  • Group submissions are not eligible. A single laboratory can have multiple entries from individual technologists.
  • Laboratory Directors are not eligible.
  • Submission Deadline:
    Monday, December 29, 2017
  • Winners Announced:
    Monday, January 15, 2018*
    *Subject to change

Judging Criteria

The panel of judges is made up of HLA professionals from the transplant community, not employed by One Lambda.

  • Impact to the transplant clinical field
  • Contribution
  • Innovation
  • Relevance
  • Quality
  • Clarity
  • Completeness

Winners will Receive

✔ Complimentary workshop registration
✔ Four night stay at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort
✔ Round trip economy class airfare to Rancho Mirage, CA