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Tuesday, May 20

Session 227: Bacterial Methylomes
Convener: Sir Rich Roberts
Meeting Room 156A

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • 100+ Methylomes from Diverse Bacteria
    Matthew Blow; Joint Genome Inst., Walnut Creek, CA
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Characterizing Bacterial Methylomes from Heterogeneous Samples at Single Molecule Resolution
    G. Fang, J. Beaulaurier, S. Zhu
    ​Icahn Sch. of Med. at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
  • An Integrative Network Approach to Investigate Methylation-mediated Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria
    S. Zhu, G. Fang; Inst. for Genomics and Multi-scale Biology, Mount Sinai Sch. of Med., New York, NY
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Methylation in Salmonella Strains
    Maria Hoffman; FDA/CFSAN/DM, College Park, MD.
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm 
  • Strain-Based Differences in DNA Methyltransferase Activities in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    S. S. Shell1, A. Fomenkov2, M. R. Chase1, R. J. Roberts2, S. M. Fortune11Harvard Sch. of Publ. Hlth., Boston, MA, 2New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA 
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • New Type IIG Restriction Enzymes Discovered by PacBio Sequencing
    Richard Morgan; New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA.

Sunday May 18
10:45 am - 12:00 pm

  • 54: SMRT Sequencing of Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni IA3902 Reveals Unique Methylome Profile
    • K. T. Mou et al.  Iowa State University
  • 65: Comparative Methylome Analysis of Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli Strains Causing Urinary Tract Infection in Humans with those Causing Fatal Pneumonia in Animals
    • C. DebRoy et al. Pennsylvania State University  
  • 74: A Whole-genome View of the Association of Meningococcal Lineages with the Age of Meningococcal Disease Patients
    • D. M. C. Hill et al. University of Oxford
  • 130: Resolution of Discrepant cobas CT/NG Test Result with Next Generation Sequencing
    • S. C. Hibbard et al. Roche Molecular Diagnostics
  • 440: An Interactive Workflow For The Analysis Of Contigs From The Metagenomic Shotgun Assembly Of SMRT® Sequencing Data
    • R. J. Hall et al. Pacific Biosciences
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
  • 976: Base J Synthesis and Function in Leishmania
    • P. J. Myler et al.  Seattle Biomedical Research Institute 

Monday, May 19
10:45 am – 12:00 pm

  • 982: Whole Genome Assembly Of A Klebsiella Pneumoniae Strain Co-Producing NDM-1 And OXA-232 Carbapenemases Using Single-Molecule, Long-Read Sequencing
    • Y. Doi et al.  University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Tuesday , May 20
10:45 am - 12:00 pm

  • 2145: New Discoveries in Salmonella Genome Closure
    • T. Muruvanda et al. FDA-CFSAN
  • 2157: Comparison of Genome Sequencing Technology and Assembly Software for the Analysis of a GC-Rich Bacterial Genome
    • D. Scott et al. Univ. of South Carolina
  • 2335: Accurately Surveying Uncultured Microbial Species with SMRT® Sequencing
    • B. Bowman et al. Pacific Biosciences
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
  • 2632: SMRT® Sequencing and Assembly of the Human Microbiome Project Mock Community Sample - a Feasibility Project
    • M. Ashby et al. Pacific Biosciences
  • 2718: Bacteriophages in Etosha National Park, Namibia
    • H. H. Ganz  et al. University of California, Davis
  • 2875: Genomes of Two Haloalkaliphilic Metal-reducing Bacteria in the Context of the Geobacteraceae Pangenome
    • J. P. Badalamenti et al. Univ. of Minnesota 

Program Presentations

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Session 235. The Path to Next Generation Sequencing for Infectious Disease Testing
Meeting Room 257A

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm 

  • Tracking Hospital Patients and Environment with Complete Genome Sequencing of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae and other Enterobacteriaceae
    Julia Segre; NIH, Bethesda, MD

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