Oxford Genomics Centre Spring Forum 2013
Thursday, 21 March 2013 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)
OXFORD GENOMICS CENTRE SPRING FORUM 2013
The Genomics of Infectious Disease
Thursday 21st March, 2013
A series of presentations and discussions hosted by the Oxford Genomics Centre around the theme of using genomic technologies to understand the epidemiology and evolution of human pathogens.
10:30-10:40 Welcome and overview with Professor Gil McVean
10:40-11:10 Rory Bowden (Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics)
Using high throughput sequencing to track hospital infections
11:10-11:20 illumina Inc. (title to be confirmed)
11:20-11:50 Zamin Iqbal (Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics)
Reference-free approaches to the analysis of pathogen genomes
11:50-12:00 Amanda Brown (Oxford Gene Technology)
PATHSEEK: Next Generation Sequencing for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Management
12:00-12:30 Chris Spencer (Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics)
Host genetic factors influencing infectious disease
1:40-2:10 Clive Brown (Oxford Nanopore Technologies)
Single molecule DNA sequencing using nanopores
2:10-2:20 Beckman Coulter (title to be confirmed)
2:20-3:20 Julian Parkhill (Sanger Institute)
Genome dynamics and the evolution of bacterial pathogens
3:20-4:00 Informal networking session with refreshments
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