KKL Lucerne
Europaplatz 1
6005 Lucerne

Symposium 21st May 2019

One Health Meets Sequencing

Schedule 2019

Short and concise talks will be 20 min in length including 5 minutes for discussion. Sessions will be moderated by experts in the field. The symposium will end with a moderated panel discussion aiming to highlight the most important take home messages and a summary of the needs from the community.  

08:45 – 09:30
Registration and Coffee
09:30 – 09:40

Chairs: Adrian Egli and Jacques Schrenzel

09:40 – 10:00
Daniel Koch (FPO)

Perspectives on the WGS technology

10:00 – 10:20
Jürg Danuser (FSVO)

Perspectives on the WGS technology

10:20 – 11:00
Rene S Hendriksen (National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark)

Usage of whole genome sequencing to address one Health challenges

11:00 – 11:20
Coffee break

Chairs: Daniel Koch and Helena Seth-Smith

11:20 – 11:40
Adrian Egli (USB)

Overview Swiss Pathogen Surveillance Platform (NRP72 project)

11:40 – 12:00
Susanne Driessen (Swiss Ethics)

Ethical and legal requirements for surveillance

12:00 – 12:20
Diana Elena Coman Schmid (ETH Zurich)

Data protection of medical data

12:20 – 12:40
Richard Neher (University of Basel)

Incentives for WGS data sharing

12:40 – 14:00

Chairs: Jürg Danuser and Gilbert Greub

14:00 – 14:20
Mirjam Mäusezahl (FPO)

Foodborne pathogens in Switzerland

14:20 – 14:40
Helena Seth-Smith (University Hospital Basel)

Campylobacter spp.: always from chicken to men?

14:40 – 15:00
Guido Bloemberg (University of Zurich)

Outbreak investigation of Salmonella spp. in Switzerland

15:00 – 15:20
Sarah Tschudin-Sutter (University Hospital Basel)

Transmission of ESBL-producing E. coli in Basel (NRP72 project)

15:20 – 15:40
Coffee break

Chairs: Roger Stephan and Sarah Tschudin-Sutter

15:40 – 16:00
Andrea Endimiani (University of Bern)

Carbapenemase producing Enterobacteriacea in humans (NRP72 project)

16:00 – 16:20
Vincent Perreten (VetSuisse, Bern)

Carbepenemase producing Enterobacteriacea in animals

16:20 – 16:40
Jacques Schrenzel (University Hospital Geneva)

Unusual zoonoses: the contribution of NGS

16:40 – 17:00
Gilbert Greub (University Hospital Lausanne)

Genomics of Chlamydia-related bacteria

17:00 – 17:15
Coffee break

Chairs: Roger Stephan and Sarah Tschudin-Sutter

17:15 – 17:45
Moderated round table discussion

Daniel Koch (FPO), Jürg Danuser (FSVO), Susanne Driessen (Swiss ethics), Jacques Schrenzel (Diagnostics), Roger Stephan (Food & Veterinary), Richard Neher (Basic Research), Sarah Tschudin-Sutter (Hospital Epidemiology).

17:45 – 17:50
Closing remarks

Adrian Egli (University Hospital Basel), Roger Stephan (University of Zurich), Jacques Schrenzel (University Hospital Geneva)

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