11TH OIE SEMINAR
NEW DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGIES AND INTERNATIONAL STANDARD SETTING

held during the 17th WAVLD Symposium, Saskatoon (Canada), 15–18 June 2015

 
 

PReSENTATIONS / ABSTRACTS

OPENING
P A
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Introduction to the OIE and its Network of Reference Centres, and Projects Linked to New Diagnostic Technologies
Elisabeth Erlacher-Vindel, OIE, Paris, France

Tenhagen Tenhagen

SESSION 1
Chair: Dr Beverly Schmitt, newly elected President of the OIE Biological Standards Commission

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High Throughput Sequencing, Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics (HTS-BCG): Evolution or Revolution?
Fredrik Granberg, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden

Freischem Freischem
3

The Increasing Importance of Sequence Information in Managing Animal Health Information Globally: OIE Actions
Antonino Caminiti, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e Dell’Emilia Romagna, Brescia, Italy

Versporten Versporten
4

Approaches to the Validation of High Throughput Sequencing in the Diagnostic Laboratory
Ian Gardner, University of Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada

Stockwell Stockwell
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Bioinformatics: How to Standardise and Assemble Raw Data into Sequences. What Does it Mean for a Laboratory to Use Such Technologies?
Joseph Hughes, Medical Research Council, University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR), United Kingdom

Diaz Diaz
6

New Serotypes/Strains of Bluetongue Virus (BTV) – Animal Health Issues Arising from Reports of Novel BTVs
James MacLachlan, University of California, Davis, United States of America

Diaz Diaz

SESSION 2
Chair: Dr Ian Gardner, Canadian Excellence Research Chair in Aquatic Epidemiology, University of PEI

7

Quality Assurance of High Throughput Sequencing in the Diagnostic Laboratory
Gary Van Domselaar, Public Health Agency of Canada

Mackay Mackay
8

Tracking the Genetic Evolution of Avian Influenza Viruses and Related Challenges
Frank Wong, CSIRO, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

McDermott McDermott
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Data Interpretation Challenges: the Example of Genetic and Pathobiological Characterisation of HPAI H5N2 and H5N1 Viruses in Canada
Yohannes Berhane, National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Kawanishi Kawanishi
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The Challenges of Linking Genetic and Epidemiological Datasets to Reconstructing Transmission Trees for Livestock Viral Diseases
Donald King, The Pirbright Institute, United Kingdom
Baipoledi Baipoledi
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Next Generation Surveillance Systems – Integrating Whole Genome Sequencing Data into Real-Time Disease Detection and Control
Peter Durr, CSIRO, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Baipoledi Baipoledi


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