183. Evolution Informing Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Informing Evolution
Friday, October 6, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 14AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe how the evolutionary processes can drive the development, spread and epidemiology of infectious diseases
  • identify the mechanisms that shape evolution that have been identified through the study of infectious microbes
  • relate how an understanding of microbial evolution can drive the development of novel methods for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Pharmacists, Researchers, Scientists

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

Moderators:  Vincent B. Young, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Michigan and Adam Lauring, MD/PhD, University of Michigan

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-282-L01-P


V. B. Young, None

A. Lauring, None

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