The Annual Congress of the European Society of Mycobacteriology will be held in Florence, Italy, from 30 June - 3 July 2013.
The NDWG will be hosting a symposium on Monday 1st July 2013 from 16:15 - 17:15. The session will focus on the role of next-generation sequencing for patient care and will include the following presentations:
- Rapid whole genome sequencing as a tool to manage MDR/XDR-TB patients, Prof. Philip D Butcher, St George's University of London
- Lessons on drug resistance from WGS of one thousand clinical isolates, Dr. Taane Clark, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Low density microarrays as potential tools for DST in M. tuberculosis, Dr. Paolo Miotto, San Raffaele Scientific Institute
For more information on the congress, please visit www.esmcongress.org