Colloquium Program

 

The American Academy of Microbiology convenes colloquia on issues of critical importance in microbiology. Each colloquium brings together an invited group of scientific experts for several days of structured, directed deliberations on a specific topic. Published reports synthesize conclusions reached during these important meetings, providing analysis of the scientific issues and practical recommendations for the future.

Information in colloquia reports should be considered a part of an evolving framework of knowledge dependent on data available at the time of the specific colloquium.

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Applications of Clinical Microbial Next-Generation Sequencing, February 2016

Applications of Clinical Microbial Next-Generation Sequencing, February 2016

// Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has the capacity to provide crucial clinical benefits in patient care, patient outcomes, and public health, however, clinical laboratories must find ways to overcome operational,...

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Promoting Responsible Scientific Research

Promoting Responsible Scientific Research

// Reproducibility has long been a cornerstone of the scientific enterprise. In recent years, however, there has been growing concern over the lack of reproducibility of many published scientific...

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Promoting Responsible Scientific Research

Promoting Responsible Scientific Research

// Reproducibility has long been a cornerstone of the scientific enterprise. In recent years, however, there has been growing concern over the lack of reproducibility of many published scientific...

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Harnessing the Power of Microbes as Therapeutics: Bugs as Drugs, March 2015

Harnessing the Power of Microbes as Therapeutics: Bugs as Drugs, March 2015

  Bacteria and viruses are not always categorized as harmful microorganisms. In fact, these groups of microbes can be beneficial and can actively participate in many biological processes. With the...

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FAQ: The Threat of MRSA, March 2015

FAQ: The Threat of MRSA, March 2015

Disease-causing bacteria called pathogens can make us ill and if not treated and controlled, can lead to organ failure and even death. One such bacterial pathogen is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus...

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