31. Genomic Tools for Personalized Infectious Diseases Management and Outbreak Investigations
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 135 (Hall E)
Co-organized with British Columbia Centre for Disease Control

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • describe the most common whole genome sequencing platforms and their integration with epidemiology
  • discuss the use of whole genome sequencing for specific outbreak investigations and the role of the ID physician in result interpretation
  • identify genomic tools that can evaluate an individual’s susceptibility to infectious diseases and individualized genomic responses to infections

Target Audience: scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, microbiologists, members-in-training, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Epidemiology and Infection Control

Moderator:  Cathy Petti, MD, Healthspring Global Inc

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:


C. Petti, nanoMR Inc: Consultant and Scientific Advisor, Salary
USDS Inc.: Consultant, Salary

G. S. Ginsburg, Novartis: Grant Investigator, Research support

M. A. Degroote, SomaLogic, Inc: Consultant and My spouse is an employee. , Consulting fee
Western Infectious Disease Consultants: Employee, Salary
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System: Employee, Salary
Colorado State University: Employee, Investigator and This is my primary appointment, Research grant, Research support and Salary

M. E. Torok, Illumina Inc: Collaborator, Conference, travel and accommodation expenses

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 2nd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.