Can M. tuberculosis accumulate mutations in bursts? If so, what does this mean for molecular epidemiology? Join us to discuss sequencing, evolution, transmission chains and MTB’s molecular clock.
Paper: Pérez-Lago et al. Whole genome sequencing analysis of intrapatient microevolution in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: potential impact on the inference of tuberculosis transmission. J Infect Dis 2014; 209(1): 98-108. (available here)
Presenter: Hollie Hatherell, Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, UCL
Chair: Ibrahim Abubakar, Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, UCL
Time: 4-5pm, 17 December 2014 (pub afterwards)
Venue: Duncan Catterall Seminar Room, Mortimer Market Centre
The Duncan Catterall Seminar Room is in the basement of the Mortimer Market Centre, which is off Capper Street (details here). All welcome.