The WGS Office offers biweekly office hours (via Zoom meeting) on Tuesdays from 2pm-4pm EST for epidemiologists and state health laboratorians that want to be able to communicate results to epidemiologists, or for anyone else involved in WGS analysis for public health surveillance.

The office hours are on the Tuesdays below from 2pm-4pm EST:
  • January 29, 2019
  • February 12, 2019
  • February 26, 2019
  • March 12, 2019
Tom Denes and/or Lauren Hudson will be available during the office hours to answer questions and assist with the subject areas below. If you would like to discuss a particular topic or have a question, please email Lauren at with the subject line “WGS Office Hours” by 5pm the Monday before the meeting. Tom and Lauren will do their best to match your needs/questions with a COE expert knowledgeable in that subject area before the meeting.
  • PFGE to WGS transition
  • Cluster detection
  • Data interpretation
  • BioNumerics (limited)
  • wgMLST
  • cgMLST
  • hqSNP analysis
  • Phylogenetic tree interpretation
  • Current cases
Join the Zoom meeting in one of the following ways: