This event is jointly sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology

Molecular Virology Workshop Program

The Molecular Virology Workshop will take place at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort in room Coquina D-E.

6 contact hours
P.A.C.E.® #273-620-14 

Saturday, April 26

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.

8:05 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Session I: Pre-Analytical Considerations

Specimen Selection: What is the Right Specimen for My Test?
Christine C. Ginocchio, Ph. D., M. T. (ASCP); bioMerieux, Durham, NC

Specimen Collection, Transport, and Storage
Mindy Nye, Ph.D.; LabCorp, Burlington, NC

10:05 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

Theoretical Aspects of Nucleic Acid Extraction: How Does it Work?
David Hillyard, M.D.; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Practical Aspects of Nucleic Acid Extraction: What’s on the Shelf?
Richard L. Hodinka, Ph.D., F(AAM); Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

12:25 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Session II: Advanced Sequencing Technologies

First, Second, Third Generation Sequencing and Beyond
Roger Bumgarner, Ph.D.; University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Applications of Next Generation Sequencing in Clinical Virology
Linda Cook, PhD (ABMLI); University of Washington, Seattle, WA