2nd FDLC.ATLAS Course in Clinical Fungi

Rochester, MN US
September 23, 2024 to September 28, 2024

This course offers live (in-person) only.

September 23 - 28, 2024 - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota

Course Directors: Paschalis Vergidis, MD, Nancy Wengenack, PhD, Sybren De Hoog, PhD, Sean Zhang, MD, PhD

This six-day, in-person course contains morning sessions for lectures and afternoon sessions for practical lab training. The course materials include the Atlas of Clinical Fungi and Larone’s Medically Important Fungi. The content of the course is designed to equip attendees with the knowledge and practical laboratory skills to enhance and improve the diagnosis of fungal diseases. The topics include laboratory identification of mucormycetes, hyaline hyphomycetes, dematiaceous fungi, dermatophytes, dimorphic fungi, basidiomycetes, yeast and yeast-like fungi. In addition, fungal histopathology, MALDI-TOF MS, sequencing based identification and phylogenetic analysis, antifungal susceptibility testing, and PK/PD of antifungals are covered.

Target Audience

The intended participants are laboratory professionals and clinical trainees at all learning levels who are interested in diagnosis of fungal diseases.

Learning Objectives

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Event starts: 
09/23/2024 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/28/2024 - 4:00pm
Mayo Clinic
200 First St SW
Leighton Auditorium (Siebens 3-11)
Rochester, MN 55905
United States

Nearby Hotels:
Rochester Marriott Mayo Clinic Area
101 1st Ave. SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Kahler Grand Hotel
20 2nd Ave. SW
Rochester, MN 55902

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors:

Paschalis Vergidis, MD
Nancy Wengenack, PhD
Sybren De Hoog, PhD
Sean Zhang, MD, PhD


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