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A Topsy-Turvy World Where Pathogen Sequencing Leads Infection

John Snow Lecture Theatre - LSHTM Keppel Street, London

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 […]

FDA Public Webinar: Genome Editing in Animals

Online

On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), with participation from the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), will hold a public webinar about genome editing in animals. Genome editing is an innovative and rapidly evolving technology that offers many promising benefits to both human and […]

Comments Due: Code of Conduct for Timely Sharing of Pathogen Genetic Sequence Data During Outbreak

Global Biodefense Calendar

A key concern in recent outbreaks has been variable timelines between the start of an outbreak and the public availability of the first and subsequent genetic sequences. The World Health Organization (WHO), upon consultation with many stakeholders and institutions working in the pathogen sequencing arena, is proposing elements of a code of conduct for genetic […]

Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT)

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort 400 S Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL

The Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) General Meeting will be held Feb 27 – Mar 2, 2019 on Marco Island, Florida. AGBT provides a forum for exchanging information about the latest advances in DNA sequencing technologies, experimental and analytical approaches for genomic studies, and their myriad applications. Highlighted presentation topics include: Heterochromatin and […]