MetaSUB 2018 Meeting Agenda

More details including full list of speakers, talks, and abstracts to come!

August 13

Dinner and Evening Reception

 

Day 1 – August 14

8-9:45 AM: Breakfast

 

10AM: Welcome Remarks

Chris Mason & Emmanuel Dias-Neto

 

10:15-10:45: Plenary Speaker: Charles Chiu

“Metagenomic Sequencing for Infectious Disease Diagnosis and Public Health Surveillance”

 

10:45-11: Promega

 

11-11:15 Break

 

11:15-12:30: Special Topic Lightning Talks

 

12:30-2:00: Lunch & Networking  

 

2:00-2:30: Plenary Speaker: Joao Setubal

“Phylogeny and Strain Variation Inferences from Metagenome-Assembled Genomes.”

 

2:30-2:45: Illumina Sponsor Talk: Nelson Alves

“New Technologies to Uncover a World of Possibilities in Microbiology”

 

2:45-3:00: Break  

 

3:00-4:00 Social and Sun Break

 

4:00-6:00 Working Groups

 

6-6:30: Wrap-Up

Daniela Bezdan

 

8: Dinner

 

Day 2 – August 15

8-9:45 AM: Breakfast and Opening Remarks

 

9:45-10: Opening Remarks

Daniela Bezdan

 

10-10:30: Plenary Speaker: Kasthuri Venkateswaran

Microbes in Space: Incidence, Virulence, and Pathogenicity”

 

10:30-10:45: QIAGEN

 

10:45-11 Break

 

11-12:30: Main Manuscript Discussion

 

12:30-2:00: Lunch & Networking

 

2:00-2:30: Plenary Speaker: Sarah Mojarad

“Communicating Science in a Digital World”

 

2:30-2:45: Vendor Talk

 

2:45-3:30: Social and Sun Break

 

3:30-4:00 Grants Discussion

 

4:00-6:00: Companion Papers

 

6-6:15: Wrap-Up

 

8: Dinner

 

August 16

Brunch and Discussion