Outreach, Training and Presentations

21-April-2016
South Africa Microbiome Analysis Workshops (April 21-22, 2016, Durban, SA) (April 25-29, 2016, Cape Town, SA)
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16-December-2014
2015 Advanced Genomics Workshop @ The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus
The University of the West Indies (UWI), in conjunction with the JCVI Genomic Center for Infectious Diseases (GCID) and the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is hosting the 2015 Advanced Genomics, Metagenomics and Bioinformatics Workshop. This is second UWI-JCVI bioinformatics training workshop. The workshop targets researchers involved or interested in carrying out genomic, metagenomic and bioinformatic analyses. Participation can be on site at the UWI St. Augustine Campus or via WebEx.
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30-August-2013
ICAAC (Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy), Denver
Association of KPC Variants with Clinical and Genomic Features in Klebsiella pneumonia

21-August-2013
BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics
Azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus clinical isolate screening, culture selection, and genetics

01-Aug-2013
August 22-28, 2013: Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop, International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

22-July-2013
Visting Scientist Yury V. Ivanov, Penn State University
Bioinformatics analyses of Next-generation Sequencing of Bordetella genomes

20-July-2013
American Society for Virology (ASV) Annual Meeting, State College, PA

08-July-2013
CEIRS Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN

22-June-2013
International Congress on Toxoplasmosis, Oxford, UK.

June-2013
Intern: Anthony Bennici, College of William and Mary, Virginia
Sequence-independent amplification of rotaviruses for high-throughput next-generation sequencing

June-2013
Intern: Titas Bera, Wooton High School, Maryland
Generating a library of influenza A virus hemagglutanin and neuraminidase genes

June-2013
Intern: Haley Hochstein, Johns Hopkins University
Genomic and antigenic analysis of seasonal H3N2 influenza A virus from 2012-2013

2010-2013
Visting Scientist Suchitra Pakala, Montgomery College
Developed annotation and analysis pipelines for the Aspergillus fumigatus Project

01-Nov-2012
Clinicopathologic Grand Rounds - Novel, Insidious, Progressive, and Fatal: The Discovery of Aspergillus Tanneri

19-July-2012
Ferret Microbiome Project Update: Characterization of the changes in the microbial diversity and microbiome expression in the upper respiratory track of ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) during influenza virus infection

June-2012
Intern: Titas Bera, Wooton High School, Maryland
Creating a Reverse Genetics System for A/Swine/Illinois/02860/2008

June-2012
Intern: Sybelle Djikeng, Rosslyn Academy, Kenya
Coronavirus: Amplification of the HE and Spike genes in human coronavirus genomes

June-2012
Intern: John Zenk, University of Colorado
Creating a metabolic model of Aspergillus Fumigatus

04-May-2012
George Mason University, Manassas, VA
Evolution of Burkholderia mallei

April-2012
Improving our understanding of Aspergillus fumigatus

25-April-2012
Sequencing Toxoplasma gondii, the parasite of love

February-2012
Cloud BioLinux: Pre-configured and On-demand Bioinformatics Computing for the Genomics Community

2012
Visting Scientist Venkatesh Moktali, Penn State University
Indentification of Polymerfic HET Markers in Aspergillus Fumigatus

29-September-2011
Joint GSC Webinar on Plasmodium Projects: Molecular Hallmarks of Naturally Acquired Immunity to Malaria

15-September-2011
CDC Meeting on Microbial Evolution and Cutting Edge Tools for Outbreak Investigations, Atlanta, GA
Diversity Within and Evolution of Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei Species

June-2011
Intern: Sybelle Djiken, Rosslyn Academy, Kenya
Generating PCR Products for SARS Coronavirus

June-2011
Intern: Julianna Drew, The Bryn Mawr School, Maryland
Optimizing Biosynthetic Clusters ssemblies in Yeast

June-2011
Intern: Olga Kamneva, University of Wyoming
Research on New Bioinformatic Algorithms to Determine the Relationship between Families of Proteins

June-2011
Intern: Vidula Naik, Georgetown University
Expanding Synthetic Biology Technology

June-2011
Intern: Neha Varghese, Georgia Institute of Technology
Improvements of Prokaryotic Annotation Pipeline and Pangenome Pipeline

15-March-2011
Gordon Conference on Chemical and Biological Terrorism Defense, Marriott Hotel, Ventura, CA
Genetics of Burkholderia

08-November-2010
Microbial Forensics in the Era of Genomics, The Banbury Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Limitation of Nextgen Sequencing Platforms and Analysis Tools; Deep Sequencing of Yersina pestis D27

2010
Visting Scientist Charlotte Omoto
Sequencing of Gregarina niphanrodes

June-2010
Intern: Olukemi Abdolude, Johns Hopkins University
Reannotation of Aspergillus fumigatus

June-2010
Intern: Katy Fleming, University of Mary Washington
Aspergillus fumigatus: Average Mold or Dangerous Pathogen?

2009
Visting Scientist Santiago Revale
Analysis and tool development for the Influenza Project

June-2009
Intern: Anna Sharova, University of Maryland
Sample Preparation in Viral Group

June-2009
Intern: Samuel Engel, River Hill High School, Maryland
Study of the Influenza virus and Sequencing Preparation by Amplification

23-February-2010
Pan-Fungal Data Resources Strategy Meeting, Alexandria, VA
Sequencing Technology

 
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