13th International Meeting on Microbial Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM XIII)

“Establishing whole genome sequencing at the core of epidemiological surveillance”
an ESCMID - ESGEM Conference

14-17th September 2022, Bath, UK 


See the flyer here

Programme Committee

Natacha Couto, Bath, United Kingdom

Lauren Cowley, Bath United Kingdom

Edward Feil, Bath United Kingdom

Benjamin Howden, Melbourne, Australia

Kristin Hegstad, Tromsø, Norway

Ângela Novais, Porto, Portugal

Sandra Reuter, Freiburg, Germany

Samuel Sheppard, Bath, United Kingdom

Guido Werner, Wernigerode, Germany


Contact: conferences[at]escmid.org

Establishing whole genome sequencing at the core of epidemiological surveillance

  • Platforms for genome-based typing and epidemiology
  • Incorporating new data types for real-time, genome-based surveillance
  • Genome-based nomenclature
  • Zoonosis, intensive food production and One Health
  • Genomic epidemiology of neglected pathogens
  • Genomic sequencing in LMIC
  • The promise of long read sequencing
  • Plasmid biology 2.0
  • Lessons learned from COVID-19
  • Metagenomics and Public Health