2nd FDLC.ATLAS Course in Clinical Fungi
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.
The intended participants are laboratory professionals and clinical trainees at all learning levels who are interested in diagnosis of fungal diseases.
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.
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.
Paschalis Vergidis, MD
Nancy Wengenack, PhD
Sybren De Hoog, PhD
Sean Zhang, MD, PhD
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