119. Diagnostic Applications of Genomics and Metagenomics
Friday, October 9, 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 31--ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe genomic and metagenomics technologies and broad applications of the technologies in medicine
  • explain how these technologies have improved the scientific community's understanding of the human microbiome
  • list potential applications of these technologies for improving infectious disease practice including the use of technologies for diagnostic tests

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

Tracks: Investigative ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Jean Patel, PhD, D(ABMM), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Timothy Read, PhD, Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center

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:


J. Patel, None

T. Read, None

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