Labroots is excited to bring together academia and industry, research experts, virologists, microbiologists, healthcare professionals, and leading biomedical scientists under one roof at our 8th Annual Event in the Microbiology Week Virtual Event Series, held on September 6-8, 2022!
Microbiology Week Virtual Event Series 2022 offers a 3-day content-rich program with invited lectures, thought-provoking discussions, and a virtual poster hall to explore global developments in interdisciplinary microbiology. Discussions will cover the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases and new discoveries that have the potential to improve human, animal, and plant health. Additional topics range from virology, pathogenesis, genomics, and epidemiology to microbial communities and biofilms, to research into improved vaccines, diagnostics, and antiviral drugs for Influenza.
This year's event includes the following topics and tracks:
Day 1 - September 6th:
Day 2 - September 7th:
Day 3 - September 8th:
Big Data in Infectious Disease and Host Response:
Call for Posters — Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present your data to a global audience via a PDF poster with optional video summary, and discuss the results with interested colleagues across the globe through email or our virtual networking lounge. Plan now to have your poster included in the 2022 Microbiology Virtual Week. Read about how to optimize your poster for a virtual audience here.
Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 2 years from the date of the live event, and the webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing. This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global microbiology community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.
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 50 credits.
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Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician in Infectious Diseases, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Vice President of Research and Development, Jumpcode Genomics
Global Product Manager, UNGS Genotyping
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
R&D Scientist, Molecular Biology, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Staff Scientist, R&D, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Professor, UNC Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Viral Genomics (Vironomics) Core
Assistant Director of the Flow Cytometry Core at Tulane National Primate Research Center
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health
Chief, Division of Infectious Disease - at OPTUM TriState, Clinical Instructor of Medicine - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Medicine-Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Clinical Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Lead Physician for Clinical TB Services, Leicester Glenfield Hospital
Senior Field Application Scientist EMEA, QIAGEN Digital Insights
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health, Center for Global Infectious Disease Research, Seattle Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Washington University School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Systems Biology, Department of Molecular, Cell, and Cancer Biology, Program in Molecular Medicine. University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology
University of California, Riverside
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology,
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Director of Microbiome Product Development, QIAGEN
Assistant Professor in Development and Behavioral Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan
Research Fellow & ICURe ECR, National Biofilms Innovation Centre, Biodiscovery Institute, University of Nottingham
Senior Global Product Manager, RNA Profiling , QIAGEN
Director, R&D, NGS Assay Technologies, QIAGEN
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida, College of Medicine
Postelle Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Co-Director of the UNC CFAR
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Senior Scientist, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
Research Fellow, Semmelweis University, Academic Trainee, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
R&D Manager for Molecular and Synthetic Biology, Thermo Fisher Scientific
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The speakers below have been approved for Continuing Education Credits. To redeem your credits, locate the presentation you watched and click on the CE buttons for further direction. For more general information regarding continuing education, the processes to receive credits, and the accreditation bodies, Click here
Dr. Ehrlich is Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCoM) in Philadelphia, PA, USA. He also directs: the Center for Genomic Sciences (CGS); the Center for Advanced Microbial Processing ...See more See less
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Dr. Svetlana Y. Folimonova received her PhD in Microbiology from Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia. She held a postdoctoral position at the S. R. Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma and a postdoctoral position at the University of Florida, Citrus Research and Education ...See more See less
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