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Pathogen Genomics Project Launch

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The Chris McGuigan Hub

3 Assembly Square

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff

CF10 4PL

United Kingdom

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This event will celebrate the official opening of the Pathogen Genomics Unit which brings together the two new national services HIV and Mycobacteria as well as a number of developments and research opportunities in the field of genomics sequencing.

Join us as we introduce the new services and to find out more about the work Public Health Wales Microbiology is undertaking in the field of pathogen genomics to improve patient care and treatment.


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Opening and Welcome

Dr. Rob Orford, Chief Scientific Adviser for Health, Welsh Government

Pathogen Genomics and Bioinformatics

Dr. Sally Corden, Head of Pathogen Genomics

Dr. Tom Connor, Honorary Consultant Bioinformatician, Public Health Wales

Clinical Perspectives

HIV Service

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Mycobacteria Service

Dr Matthijs Backx, Consultant in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Public Health Wales

Tester Results

Influenza

Dr. Catherine Moore, Principal Clinical Scientist, Public Health Wales

Antimicrobial Resistance Typing

Dr Lim Jones, Consultant Microbiologist, Public Health Wales

Future Plans and Closing Summary

David Heyburn, Head of Microbiology, Public Health Wales

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The Chris McGuigan Hub

3 Assembly Square

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff

CF10 4PL

United Kingdom

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