Meet-the-Professor Session:
79. A Users' Guide to Microbiome Analysis
Friday, October 4, 2013: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 250-262

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe how recent advances in the study of the human microbiome have changed our understanding of the role of the indigenous microbiota in health and disease
  • discuss the nature of microbiome data analysis and how it can be applied to basic, translation and clinical infectious diseases research
  • identify how infectious diseases investigators can incorporate microbiome research into their ongoing studies

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, researchers, microbiologists, members-in-training, medical students and residents, lab personnel, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, fellows, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Vincent B Young, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Michigan Health System and David Fredricks, MD, University of Washington


7:00 AM
Vincent B Young, MD, PhD, FIDSA

7:35 AM
David Fredricks, MD

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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

ACPE Number:


V. B. Young, Pfizer ASPIRE: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Viropharma: Scientific Advisor, travel reimbursement

D. Fredricks, None

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.