Webinar Fungal Genomics (DMG/NVMy)

About this event

Category
Seminar
Date and time
Apr 22, 2021 15:00 - 17:00
Location
Online

Webinar Fungal Genomics – April 22nd 2021 

Fungal genomics is a dynamic field that involves various sequencing platforms and a wide variation of bioinformatics applications.

In this webinar, organized by the Netherlands Society for Medical Mycology (NVMy) and the Division Microbial Genomics of the Royal Dutch Society of Microbiology (KNVM-DMG), we will dive into the diversity of genomic applications currently applied in the field of medical mycology. Participation is free but registration is required. A link to the online presentation platform will be provided shortly before the meeting. 

Program 

15:00 – 15:20
Pitfalls/solutions in fungal NGS 
Ben Auxier, Wageningen University and Research, NL 

15:20 – 15:40
Harnessing genomics in mycology to trace acquisition of drug resistance 
Johanna Rhodes, Imperial College, London, UK 

15:40 – 16:00
Candida auris: Molecular surveillance in the United States 
Nancy Chow, CDC Mycology Branch, Atlanta, GA, USA 

16:00 – 16:20
Challenges in studying the respiratory mycobiome 
Alicia Ruiz, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK  

PhD-pitches 

16:30 – 16:40
Genomics to understand the public health impact of A. fumigatus 
Amber Hendriks, RIVM, Bilthoven, NL, 

16:40 – 16:50
Malassezia genomics and hybridization in M. furfur 
Bart Theelen, WI-KNAW, Utrecht, NL 

16:50 – 17:00
Comparative transcriptomics to identify generic germination processes in Aspergillus 
Tim Baltussen, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, NL 

Registration

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