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ACTnet Webinars

Whole genome sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is increasingly being implemented for antimicrobial resistance prediction and transmission surveillance. In this webinar, our expert panelists discuss the application of this technology for TB control.


Dr. Ella Meumann

Infectious Diseases physician & Microbiology trainee, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology & Menzies School of Health Research

Prof. Justin Denholm

Medical Director, Victorian Tuberculosis Program & Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Melbourne


Dr. Chris Coulter

Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist, Director of the Queensland Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, a WHO Collaborating Centre and SupraNational Reference laboratory

Topic: Introduction to TB Genomics

Dr. Kristy Horan: Bioinformatics Section Leader at the Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Unit at the Doherty Institute 

Topic: Implementation of TB Genomics for Antimicrobial Resistance Prediction and Public Health 

Prof. Vitali Sintchenko

Professor, School of Medical Sciences at the University of Sydney andDirector, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Public Health

Topic: Case Studies in TB Genomics

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