Whole Genome Sequencing – Food Safety Implications
Thu. February 2| 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Room B-409
Regulatory agencies and public health authorities have established whole genome sequencing (WGS) as the newest technology for use in addressing threats to public health and enhancing the safety of our nation’s food supply. This session will provide a basic background on the technology and how it may impact your business.
8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.
Understanding Whole Genome Sequencing
Haley Oliver, Associate Professor of Food Science, Purdue University
9:00 a.m.- 9:20 a.m.
Whole Genome Sequencing as an Advance for Public Health Surveillance
Dr. John Besser, Deputy Chief, Enteric Diseases Laboratory Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:20 a.m.- 9:40 a.m.
Whole Genome Sequencing use in Outbreak Investigations
Dr. Matthew Wise, Outbreak Response Team Lead, Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
9:40 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.
Industry Implications for WGS
NAMI and USPoultry Staff
Track: IPPE Free Educational Programs