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APR 25, 2019

Infectious Disease Virtual Event Series 2019





 

This event is now apart of the Microbiology Week Virtual Event Series. 

Our 1st Annual Event in the Infectious Disease Virtual Event Series 2019 is now available On-Demand! The event will remain open 6 months from the date of the live event.  The webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing.


Topic's for this years event included: 

  • Stories and Lessons of the Past
  • Current Challenges and Controversies
  • Emerging Tools and Methods


Continuing Education
LabRoots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this event, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit per presentation for a maximum of 14 credits.

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Speakers
  • Colleen Kraft, MD, MSc

    Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stephen S. Morse, PhD, FAAM, F.A.C.E.

    Professor of Epidemiology, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Krishnan Allampallam, PhD

    Global Marketing Director, Chembio Diagnostic Systems
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Meredith Ashby, PhD

    Director, Market Strategy for Microbial and Cancer Genomics, Pacific Biosciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Matthew Flegal, BS, SRS

    Associate Director, Charles River Laboratories
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Paul Lambotte, PhD

    Vice President, Research & Development, Chembio Diagnostic Systems
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Christina A. Muzny, MD, MSPH, FACP

    Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Faramarz Valafar, PhD

    Director & Professor, Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Laboratory for Pathogenesis of Clinical Drug Resistance and Persistence, San Diego State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Corey T. Watson, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Louisville School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY

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Agenda

  • APR 25, 2019 1:30 PM PDT

    In Vivo Models for Infectious Disease Research Through the Years

    Matthew Flegal, BS, SRS
    Associate Director, Charles River Laboratories
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 12:00 PM PDT

    Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis, a Case Study in Challenges and Threats Posed by Infectious Diseases

    Faramarz Valafar, PhD
    Director & Professor, Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Laboratory for Pathogenesis of Clinical Drug Resistance and Persistence, San Diego State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 10:30 AM PDT

    Advances in Point-Of-Care Testing for Infectious Diseases

    Krishnan Allampallam, PhD, Paul Lambotte, PhD
    Sponsored By:  Chembio
    Krishnan Allampallam, PhD
    Global Marketing Director, Chembio Diagnostic Systems
    BIOGRAPHY
    Paul Lambotte, PhD
    Vice President, Research & Development, Chembio Diagnostic Systems
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 10:30 AM PDT

    Overcoming Complexity to Elucidate the Role of Immunoglobulin Polymorphism in the Functional Antibody Response

    Corey Watson, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Louisville School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 9:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: The Next Pandemic

    Stephen S. Morse, PhD, FAAM, F.A.C.E.
    Professor of Epidemiology, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Ebola Virus Disease - 2019 and Beyond

    Colleen Kraft, MD, MSc
    Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 6:00 AM PDT

    Is Bacterial Vaginosis a Sexually Transmitted Infection?

    Christina Muzny, MD, MSPH, FACP
    Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 6:00 AM PDT

    Long-Read Sequencing and Infectious Disease: New Insights Into Longstanding Challenges

    Meredith Ashby, PhD
    Director, Market Strategy for Microbial and Cancer Genomics, Pacific Biosciences
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PacBio
  • Current Challenges and Controversies
  • APR 25, 2019 6:00 AM PDT

    Is Bacterial Vaginosis a Sexually Transmitted Infection?

    Christina Muzny, MD, MSPH, FACP
    Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 9:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: The Next Pandemic

    Stephen S. Morse, PhD, FAAM, F.A.C.E.
    Professor of Epidemiology, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 10:30 AM PDT

    Overcoming Complexity to Elucidate the Role of Immunoglobulin Polymorphism in the Functional Antibody Response

    Corey Watson, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Louisville School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 12:00 PM PDT

    Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis, a Case Study in Challenges and Threats Posed by Infectious Diseases

    Faramarz Valafar, PhD
    Director & Professor, Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Laboratory for Pathogenesis of Clinical Drug Resistance and Persistence, San Diego State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Emerging Tools and Methods
  • APR 25, 2019 6:00 AM PDT

    Long-Read Sequencing and Infectious Disease: New Insights Into Longstanding Challenges

    Meredith Ashby, PhD
    Director, Market Strategy for Microbial and Cancer Genomics, Pacific Biosciences
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By:  PacBio
  • APR 25, 2019 10:30 AM PDT

    Advances in Point-Of-Care Testing for Infectious Diseases

    Krishnan Allampallam, PhD, Paul Lambotte, PhD
    Sponsored By:  Chembio
    Krishnan Allampallam, PhD
    Global Marketing Director, Chembio Diagnostic Systems
    BIOGRAPHY
    Paul Lambotte, PhD
    Vice President, Research & Development, Chembio Diagnostic Systems
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stories and Lessons of the Past
  • APR 25, 2019 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Ebola Virus Disease - 2019 and Beyond

    Colleen Kraft, MD, MSc
    Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • APR 25, 2019 1:30 PM PDT

    In Vivo Models for Infectious Disease Research Through the Years

    Matthew Flegal, BS, SRS
    Associate Director, Charles River Laboratories
    BIOGRAPHY
Posters

Speakers


  • Colleen Kraft, MD, MSc
    Colleen Kraft, MD, MSc

    Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stephen S. Morse, PhD, FAAM, F.A.C.E.
    Stephen S. Morse, PhD, FAAM, F.A.C.E.

    Professor of Epidemiology, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Krishnan Allampallam, PhD
    Krishnan Allampallam, PhD

    Global Marketing Director, Chembio Diagnostic Systems

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Meredith Ashby, PhD
    Meredith Ashby, PhD

    Director, Market Strategy for Microbial and Cancer Genomics, Pacific Biosciences

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Matthew Flegal, BS, SRS
    Matthew Flegal, BS, SRS

    Associate Director, Charles River Laboratories

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Paul Lambotte, PhD
    Paul Lambotte, PhD

    Vice President, Research & Development, Chembio Diagnostic Systems

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Christina A. Muzny, MD, MSPH, FACP
    Christina A. Muzny, MD, MSPH, FACP

    Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Faramarz Valafar, PhD
    Faramarz Valafar, PhD

    Director & Professor, Biomedical Informatics Research Center, Laboratory for Pathogenesis of Clinical Drug Resistance and Persistence, San Diego State University

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Corey T. Watson, PhD
    Corey T. Watson, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Louisville School of Medicine

    BIOGRAPHY

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Committee

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  • Matthew Flegal

    Matt entered the research field over 20 years ago as a lab animal technician at the TSI/Mason contract research facility. He has worked at both contract facilities such as TSI and OREAD Biosafety as well in industry at Pharmacia, Pfizer, and Sanofi-Aventis. During that period he ...

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  • Jonas Korlach

    Jonas Korlach was appointed Chief Scientific Officer of Pacific Biosciences in July 2012. He was previously a Scientific Fellow, supporting commercial development of the PacBio RS II system and performing research aimed at developing new applications for SMRT technologies. He ...

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