News from the GMI Steering Committee

Forbidden City - photo courtesy of Kirsten Becker Hansen
19 DEC

GMI 8 Beijing, China, 11-13 May - Save the date

The 8th Meeting in the Global Microbial Identifier initiative will be held in Beijing, China, on the 11th to 13th of May 2015. Pending final confirmation from the Chinese...

19 DEC

GMI 7 Final Report ready

The final report from the GMI 7 Meeting in York, UK, is ready. Please find the final report ad the presentations from the GMI 7 Meeting here.

19 DEC

20.8 million € in EU funding for the COMPARE project

A global platform for the sequence-based rapid identification of pathogens 20.8 million € in EU funding for the COMPARE project.

DNA profile indicator marks
19 DEC

Research Projects can link up to GMI

A growing number of research projects are now in different ways linking up to the GMI idea – the latest is the EU-COMPARE project.

02 SEP

198 people from 34 countries will be participating in the GMI7 Meeting at FERA...

We have had a very good response with around 198 people so far registered – so very close to capacity. The website will be updated with further logistic details e.g...

02 SEP

GMI7 satellite meeting - applications for plant pathogens

A satellite meeting sponsored by Defra will be held on the 10th September 2014 ahead of the GMI7 meeting held at the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) on the...

Salmonella typhimurium
02 SEP

Implementing Whole Genome Sequencing to support public health surveillance in...

Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is expected to replace conventional techniques in the coming years, given the rapidly declining costs and the wealth of data extractable from...

Presenting GMI
02 SEP

GMI at meetings

GMI was presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), 2014, at a mini-symposium on whole genome sequencing ‘Rise of the...

DNA profile indicator marks
19 JUL

GMI WG4 PT Survey Report 2014 ready

The GMI Pilot test Survey Report 2014 from working group 4 is now ready for download.

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