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30th Annual Wisconsin Virology Conference

June 27 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm

30th Annual Wisconsin Virology Conference

Presenters:

  • Yoshihiro Kawaoka, DVM, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Pathobiological Sciences, UW-Madison
  • Kayley Janssen, PhD, Scientist I, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene
  • Adelaide Roguet, PhD, Scientist I, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene
  • Kelsey Florek, MPH, PhD, Senior Genomics and Data Scientist, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene
  • Ian Pray, MPH, PhD, Career Epidemiology Field officer, U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention assigned to Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services.
  • James Conway, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, UW-Madison
  • Jon Temte, MD, PhD, Physician, Dept. of Family Medicine, UW-Madison
  • Mary Wedig, BS, Electronic Lab Reporting Coordinator, WI State Laboratory of Hygiene

Description of Session:

This one day conference will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about current trends in clinical and public health virology.  Topics which will be discussed include: Evolution of SAR-CoV-2 variants, school-based absenteeism surveillance for Influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the public health response to outbreaks among Afghan evacuees at Ft. McCoy, wastewater sequencing for surveillance of SARS-CoV-2, trends in the growing anti-vaxx movement and Whole Genome Sequencing for SARS-CoV-2 Strain Surveillance. The conference will provide attendees an opportunity to learn about viruses of clinical and public health importance and to network with other clinical microbiologists in Wisconsin.

A certificate of participation will be granted to each participant based on 6.0 contact hours of instruction toward credit.

This program is co-sponsored by ASCLS-WI which is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. program.

As part of the new P.A.C.E. continuing education process, please go to the ASCLS CE Organizer web site to print your P.A.C.E. certificates. You will be asked for a code number to print the certificate. We will provide you this number during the webinar.

P.A.C.E. credits are only available to those who attended the conference. Please note that the deadline for receiving P.A.C.E. education credit for this webinar is July 27th, 2022.

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Date:
June 27
Time:
8:15 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Fluno Center
601 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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