Meet-the-Professor Session:
104. Metagenomics: All the Places Weâ₀™ll Go!
Friday, October 28, 2016: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 288-290

Learning Objectives:

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

  • explain the value and limitations of metagenomics to identify potential pathogens in complex clinical specimens like blood, urine, peritoneal fluid, pleural fluid, etc.
  • identify the challenges of developing clinical diagnostic tools using metagenomics without a complete understanding of the microbiome
  • describe the complexities of data analysis, pipeline needs, and database fidelity

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

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

7:00 AM
George Weinstock, PhD

7:30 AM
Keith Simmon, MS
8:00 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours 0.125 of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-242-L04-P

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.