Charles River 360 Diagnostics Seminar Tour 2019

Overview

Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers

Join us on Wednesday, 5th June 2019 from 9:15 to 13:00 at the Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Amphithéâtre Gustave Roussy, 15 rue de l’Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris.


Agenda

9:15 – 9:30     Registration
 

9:30 – 10:30     Expanding Our View of Viruses And Bacteria in Our Laboratory Rodents by Next-Generation Sequencing: A Pandora’s Box, or Research Necessity?

This presentation will provide a perspective of how NGS technology is being used to gain a better understanding of the microbiome’s impact on research, the limitations of attempts to reduce microbial drift, and advance pathogen discovery and identification.

Speaker
Dr. Ken Henderson
Senior Director, Laboratory Services
Charles River

 

10:30 – 11:30     Modern Paradigms in the Health Surveillance of Rodents

The goal of this discussion is to review the impact of various rodent housing systems on health monitoring programs and to provide the means to maximize pathogen detection for each cage and rack type.


Speaker
Dr. Rajeev Dhawan
Senior Director, BioAssay Services
Charles River

 

11:30 – 12:00     Coffee Break


12:00 – 13:00     Who Stays And Who Goes? Considerations When Building Your Infectious Agent Exclusion List

This presentation will look at the history of excluded agents and why some agents continue to be included where others have not. Strategies for targeted pathogen screening will be discussed as well as recommendations and rationale why pathogen screening should be tailored for today’s needs.

Speaker
Dr. Ken Henderson
Senior Director, Laboratory Services
Charles River

 

Contact

Marc-Henri Meux
Charles River
+33 6 45 86 92 67
[email protected]