Expert consultation: Breakthroughs in molecular epidemiology of human pathogens - How to translate into public health practiceArchived
The meeting brought together researchers, microbiologists and public health experts to discuss how public health can benefit from the recent scientific and technological advances in molecular microbiology, with special focus on the rapidly evolving next generation sequencing technology.
The meeting brings together researchers, microbiologists and public health experts to discuss how public health can benefit from the recent scientific and technological advances in molecular microbiology, with special focus on the rapidly evolving next generation sequencing technology.
Pathogenomic analysis of the outbreak strain, Martina Bielaszewska (Münster University, DE)
Viral pathogen phylogenomics and disease dynamics, Annemie Vandamme (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, BE)
On top of outbreaks: Rapid sequencing for prospective genomic epidemiology, Dag Harmsen (Münster University, DE)
Introduction of working group sessions, Karin Johansson (ECDC)
Breakthroughs in molecular epidemiology of human pathogens: how to translate into public health practice: The way forward, Marc Struelens (ECDC)
Working group 1: Typing as a component of epidemic preparedness and response support
Working group 2: Translational research for informing public health action
Working group 3: Optimising use of typing technology
ECDC holds the annual Observership programme for ESCMID, EUCIC and ESCV members
2 Sep 2019 to 6 Sep 2019 - As every year, ECDC organised a week-long programme for observers from the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), the European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC) and the European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV) from 2 to 6 September 2019.
Public Health Genomics – an introduction
23 Oct 2019 to 24 Oct 2019 - This workshop is designed to strengthen the capacity to use whole genome sequencing of human pathogens for public health investigations in EU/ EEA Member States.