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A Topsy-Turvy World Where Pathogen Sequencing Leads Infection

November 26, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm GMT

Biothreat Genomics Research

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will host “A topsy-turvy world where pathogen sequencing leads infection,” a lecture by Sharon Peacock describing how sequencing is being used to redesign hospital infection prevention and control on 26 November 2018.

The event is part of the LSHTM’s Global Health Lecture Series.

Sharon Peacock was previously Professor of Clinical Microbiology in the Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge (2009-2015), and head of bacterial diseases research at the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme in Bangkok (2003-2009).

Her research group are located at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute where she is an honorary faculty member, and the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. Professor Peacock is currently on secondment to the Wellcome Trust, where she works as an expert in residence with the Drug Resistant Infections Priority Programme. She is the founding Chair of the Surveillance and Epidemiology of Drug Resistant Infections Consortium (SEDRIC); a member of the Technical Advisory Group to the UK Department of Health Fleming Fund; and a member of the Steering Group for the UK cross-council antimicrobial resistance initiative.

Organizer

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Phone:
+44 (0) 20 7636 8636
Website:
https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/

Venue

John Snow Lecture Theatre – LSHTM
Keppel Street
London, WC1E 7HT United Kingdom