Capacity-building workshop "Whole Genome Sequencing for clinical microbiology and infection prevention"

12.10.2016 - 14.10.2016 All day

Course Objectives:

  • Provide microbiologists engaged in reference diagnostic services with basic knowledge about the generation and analysis of whole genome data sets
  • Engender discussions about the opportunities and challenges posed by novel whole genome sequencing technology
  • Providing a forum for data exchange and mining of large scale databases

Target Audience:
Experts engaged in the identification and epidemiological typing of bacteria with respect to clinical and veterinary microbiology and/or infection prevention.


Attendance Grants:
ESCMID provides a number of attendance grants for ESCMID “young scientist members”. The grant covers the registration fee, but not travel or accommodation costs. Please apply HERE before 20 September 2016. Applicants will be informed about their acceptance by 23 September 2016.


  • ESCMID Study Group for Genomic and Molecular Diagnostics - ESGMD
  • ESCMID Study Group for Epidemiological Markers - ESGEM

Henna Holband
University Medical Center Groningen
Department of Medical Microbiology
Hanzeplein 1, HP code EB80
Groningen 9713 GZ,  Netherlands

Phone +31 503 619 650
Fax +31 503 619 105