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Appendix B Agenda The Science and Applications of Microbial Genomics June 12–13, 2012 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington DC DAY ONE: TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012 8:45–9:15: Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:15–9:30: Welcoming Remarks: David Relman, James Hughes, and Lonnie King 9:30–10:00: KEYNOTE: Yersinia pestis Population Genetics Across Time and Space Northern Arizona University Paul Keim, 10:00–10:20: Discussion 10:20–10:30: BREAK 379

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380 THE SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS OF MICROBIAL GENOMICS SESSION I: Microbial Genomics—Diversity, Evolution, and Adaptation Arturo Casadevall, Moderator 10:30–11:00: The Earth Microbiome Project: Modeling the Earth’s Microbiome  Jack A. Gilbert, Argonne National Laboratory/University of Chicago 11:00–11:30: Variation in Microbial Communities and Genomes  George Weinstock, Washington University in St. Louis 11:30–12:00: Population Diversity in Deep-Sea Microbial Communities  Peter Girguis, Harvard University 12:00–12:30: The Application of Computational/Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Study the Evolution of Microorganisms Eric Alm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 12:30–1:00: Discussion 1:00–1:45: LUNCH SESSION II: Microbial Genomics—Molecular Mechanisms of Disease Emergence and Epidemiology David Relman, Moderator 1:45–2:15: Characterizing Intra-host Influenza Virus Populations to Predict Emergence  Elodie Ghedin, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 2:15–2:45: Identifying Signatures of Recent Selection and Transmission in Pathogenic Bacteria  Julian Parkhill, The Sanger Institute 2:45–3:15: Comparative Genomics of E. coli and Shigella: Identification and Characterization of Pathogenic Variants Based on Whole Genome Sequence Analysis  David Rasko, University of Maryland Institute for Genome Sciences 3:15–3:45: BREAK

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APPENDIX B 381 3:45–4:15: Coral Health and Disease in the Face of Climate Change  Ritchie, Mote Marine Laboratory Kim 4:15–4:45: Evolution and Pathogenicity in the Deadly Chytrid Pathogen of Amphibians  Erica Bree Rosenblum, University of California–Berkeley 4:45–5:15: Discussion 5:15–6:00: Concluding Remarks 6:15: ADJOURN DAY ONE DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012 8:30–9:00: Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00–9:15: Welcoming Remarks and Summary of Day One: David Relman SESSION III: Application of Genomics and High-Throughput Technologies for Microbial Surveillance and Outbreak Traceback Claire Fraser, Moderator 9:15–9:45: Virulence as an Emergent Property  Arturo Casadevall, Albert Einstein College of Medicine 9:45–10:15: Understanding the Origins, Evolution, and Transmission Dynamics of Outbreak Agents Through Genomic Epidemiology  Jennifer Gardy, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control/University of British Columbia 10:15–10:45: Use of Genomic Platforms to Detect and Discover Emerging/ Evolving Viral Diseases  David Wang, Washington University in St. Louis 10:45–11:00: BREAK 11:00–11:30: Genomic Epidemiology of Gram-Negative Pathogens: From Acinetobacter to E. coli  Mark Pallen, University of Birmingham

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382 THE SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS OF MICROBIAL GENOMICS 11:30–12:00: The Impact of Sequencing Errors on Estimates of Diversity in the Rare Biosphere (and Potential Solutions)  Susan Huse, Marine Biological Laboratory 12:00–12:30: Discussion 12:30–1:15: LUNCH SESSION IV: Microbial Forensic Tools, Technologies, and Platforms: Problems of Concordance and Discordance Paul Keim, Moderator 1:15–1:45: Microbial Forensics  Bruce Budowle, University of North Texas Health Science Center 1:45–2:15: Discussion of the Technical Approaches Used in the Amerithrax Investigation  Claire Fraser, University of Maryland Institute for Genome Sciences 2:15–2:45: Analyzing Metagenomic Data: Inferring Microbial Community Function with MG-RAST  Folker Meyer, Argonne National Laboratory 2:45–3:00: BREAK Panel Discussion: The Problem of Concordance and 3:00–5:00: Discordance in Data Generated Using Different Platforms and Technologies DISCUSSANTS: • George Weinstock • Susan Huse • Mark Pallen • Jack Gilbert 5:00–5:15: Concluding Remarks 5:15: ADJOURN