The MMM Conference will take place on Monday 12 March 2018, at: St Catherine’s College, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UJ.
Registration on the day (including tea, coffee and pastries) will commence at 8.20am with an anticipated conference start time of 9.20am. The Conference should finish at 5.30pm and a drinks reception will immediately follow. Networking, after the drinks reception, will continue at the King’s Arms, one of Oxford’s finest hostelries.
|Morning breakfast, registration and welcome|
|08:20-09:20||Breakfast reception, networking and registration
Coffee, pastries, Wifi, demos and luggage storage available
|09:20-09:30||Welcome and opening address
|Session 1: One year after the PHE TB roll-out: lessons on implementation and research advances
Chair: Philip Fowler
|09:30-09:50||Controlling artefactual variation in reported inter-sample relatedness during clinical use of a M. tuberculosis sequencing pipeline
|09:50-10:10||Towards using the CRyPTIC plate for M. tuberculosis drug susceptibility testing
|10:10-10:30||The CRyPTIC M. tuberculosis bioinformatics pipeline
|10:30-10:50||10% there: prediction of first-line tuberculosis drug susceptibility profiles from 10,000 genomes
Jeremy Swann/Fan Yang-Turner
|11:10-11:50||Morning coffee break|
|Session 2: And now for something completely different
Chair: Sarah Walker
|11:50-12:20||C. auris outbreak
David Eyre/Katie Jeffery
|12:20-12:50||The “Antibiotic Review Kit”
|Session 3: Up from the deep: the role of water reservoirs, plumbing and sewage
Chair: Tim Peto
|14:20-14:40||What is down the sinks at the John Radcliffe hospital?
|14:40-15:00||The role of the environment in sustained KPC transmission at the University of Virginia Medical Center
|15:00-15:20||REHAB. The environmental resistome: confluence of Human and Animal Biota in antibiotic resistance spread.
|15:20-16:00||Afternoon coffee break|
|Session 4: The future is bright, the future is Nanopore?
Chair: Derrick Crook
|16:00-16:20||Direct from sample sequencing for M. tuberculosis
|16:20-16:40||Preparing for the Nanopore deluge
|16:40-17:00||Flu & viral detection
|17:00-17:25||Panel: So, is the future Nanopore …?|
|18:30||Pub (Kings Arms, 40 Holywell St, OX1 3SP. Pub on the way to train/bus station, 10 min walk)|