PubMLST events

2020-11-13: Online showcase event

We welcomed over 200 participants from the global microbial genomics community to this event.


  • 14:00 Welcome and introduction - Martin Maiden, University of Oxford, UK
  • 14:15 New look PubMLST - Keith Jolley, University of Oxford, UK
  • 14:30 Ribosomal MLST: A universal bacterial typing system - James Bray, University of Oxford, UK
  • 14:45 Interactive visual analysis of PubMLST data - Margaret Varga, University of Oxford, UK
  • 15:00 Break
  • 15:10 The role of cgMLST, ST, and CC from PubMLST in Campylobacter surveillance and outbreak detection in PulseNet USA - Heather Carleton, CDC, USA
  • 15:25 Pasteur MLST and Klebsiella - Sylvain Brisse, Institut Pasteur, France
  • 15:40 Chlamydiales: old and new - Yvonne Pannekoek, Amsterdam UMC, The Netherlands
  • 15:55 Translating microbial genomics for public health benefit: Meningococcal Deduced Antigen Reactivity (MenDeVAR) Index - Charlene Rodrigues, University of Oxford & St George’s Hospital, UK)
  • 16:00 Fantastic data and where to find it: The PubMLST Pneumococcal Genome Library - Melissa Jansen van Rensburg, University of Oxford, UK
  • 16:15 The IRIS initiative: Using PubMLST to support a large international research network - Angela Brueggemann, University of Oxford, UK
  • 16:25 Final questions and closing remarks
  • 16:30 Close.