WGS Consultations

The TN CoE offers one-on-one WGS Consultations. These are available for epidemiologists, state health laboratorians, or anyone else involved in WGS analysis for public health surveillance.

Priority will be given to states within the TN CoE region. Tom Denes and/or Lauren Hudson from the University of Tennessee are available to provide technical assistance, answer questions, and provide information, as needed.

They can assist with the following subject areas:

  • PFGE to WGS transition
  • Cluster detection
  • Data interpretation
  • BioNumerics (limited)
  • wgMLST
  • cgMLST
  • hqSNP analysis
  • Phylogenetic tree interpretation
  • Assistance with current investigations
  • Other WGS-related topics

E-mail Lauren Hudson to request a consultation. Be sure to include your name, job title/role, and a brief explanation of the kind of assistance you are requesting.