103. Use of Whole Genome Sequencing for Specific Outbreak Investigations
Session: Symposium: Genomic Tools for Personalized Infectious Diseases Management and Outbreak Investigations
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 11:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 135 (Hall E)
Mili Estee Torok, MD PhD FRCP FRCPath, Department Of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Dr Torok qualified in Medicine from the Universities of Oxford and London. She did her specialist training in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology in Oxford, and her PhD research on HIV and TB at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam. In 2009 she was appointed a Consultant in Infectious Diseases at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge where she set up a bacteraemia consulat service and the outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) service. In 2011 she joined Professor Peacock’s group at the University of Cambridge where her current research focuses on translating microbial genomics in diagnostic and public health microbiology. She also has an interest in medical education and public engagement.

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