Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Sopio Chochua (MD, PhD) is a scientist in the Streptococcus Laboratory, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She provides leadership, technical expertise, and oversight of the Streptococcus Lab Whole Genome Sequencing laboratory operation which supports the sequencing of more than 7,000 invasive streptococcal ABCs isolates each year. Her research interests are next-generation sequencing, characterization of clinical streptococcal isolates, antimicrobial resistance, genetic adaptations, and outbreak responses.

Moderator Of 1 Session

Workshop 02: Tools for Genomic Data Analysis and Visualisation

Session Type
On-site Pre-Symposium Workshop
Date
Sun, 19.06.2022
Session Time
09:00 - 16:00
Room
Grand Ballroom West
Session Description
A highly interactive hands-on workshop that aims for you to understand the basic principles of WGS strain characterization and subsequent typing analysis and data visualization. During the workshop, participants will be able to upload genomic sequences to local and web-based platforms and use analysis tools to characterize, visualize, and explore genomic data with metadata variables.
Target audience: Public health professionals, clinicians and researchers

Please note: All ISPPD-12 Workshops are highly interactive and designed to allow at least 25% active learning for the maximum registrants anticipated.