2022 ASM NGS Conference Session Topics

All sessions will be available for 6 months after the conclusion of the conference.

Epidemiological Cues: NGS in Clinical and Public Health Microbiology

  • Discuss how sequencing is being used in clinical and public health microbiology, and the challenges and successes in implementing these technologies successfully in routine and standard practice.

Bridging Silos: Exploring Mechanisms for Collecting and Sharing Microbial Genomic Data to Foster Interoperability

  • Explores methods for improving contextual data and creating more interoperability between datasets and repositories.

Secret Ingredient: NGS to Uncover the Role of Microbes in Agricultural and Food Systems

  • Highlights genomic and microbiome research in environmental, veterinary, and food microbiology.

Microbial Chatter: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease

  • Highlights omics approaches to characterize the microbiome and virome in human and animal studies, as well as novel integrative and interaction network analysis methods.

Pipe Dreams: Analytical Methods, Bioinformatic Tools and Pipelines ‚Äč

  • Covers new analytical methods and bioinformatics tools designed to surf the growing wave of genomic data.

Program Committee

Ruth Timme – Chair
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
College Park, Md.

Elodie Ghedin—Co-Chair
Bethesda, Md.

Duncan MacCannell
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Ga.

George Gthinji
KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Programme
Kilifi, Kenya

Torsten Seemann
University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

Sofonias Tessema
Africa CDC
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Jasna Kovak
Penn State University

Julie Dunning Hotopp
IGS, University of Maryland, School of Medicine
Baltimore, Md.
Todd Treangen
Rice University
Houston, Texas

Arjun Prasad
NIH, National Center for Biotechnology Information
Bethesda, Md.

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