11:00 AM in Paris
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO Public Health Laboratories knowledge sharing webinar series: Sequencing Protocols for SARS-CoV-2
Speakers will share the choices and challenges of different sequencing platforms and the specifics of sequencing protocols on two platforms.
Dr Joshua Quick (ARTIC network – Institute of Microbiology and infection, University of
Birmingham) – “Bringing genomic sequencing to the field – protocols and experience from the ARTIC network project implementing nanopore sequencing.”
Dr Meriem Bekliz (University of Geneva, Switzerland) – “SARS-CoV-2 variants: The pandemic within the pandemic? Optimization of a Sanger sequencing protocol to identify and monitor variants.”
Webinar in English with simultaneous translation provided in French, Portuguese and Russian.