• Date

    16/06/2021

  • Time

    11:00 AM in Paris

  • Location

    Online

  • Organisation

    World Health Organization (WHO)

SARS-CoV-2

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.

 

Key Speakers:

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.

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