Program Schedule

A User's Guide to Whole Genome Sequencing

Thursday, October 9, 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 120-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the potential use of high-throughput, next generation sequencing (NGS) in diagnostic microbiology and clinical infectious disease epidemiology
  • review current NGS platforms and promising future technologies
  • discuss how the application of NGS may impact your practice

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Meet-the-professors:  Derrick Crook, Professor, University of Oxford and Tim Peto, DPhil, Nihr Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

7:00 AM
Meet the Professor
Tim Peto, DPhil
7:30 AM
Derrick Crook, Professor

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

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


D. Crook, None

T. Peto, optimer: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EDT, Oct. 8th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.

Sponsoring Societies:

© 2014, All Rights Reserved.

Follow IDWeek