British Society for Microbial Technology

Annual Scientific Meeting 2006
TB or not TB?

Friday 12th May 2006
Provisional Programme

A print formatted version of this programme is available.


09.30 - 10.30 Registration, Coffee & Tradeshow
10.30 - 10.35 Welcome & Introduction
Valerie Bevan, Chair BSMT

Morning Chair: Professor Alan Percival

10.35 - 11.05 History of Tuberculosis
Professor Steve Green, Royal Hallamshire, Sheffield
11.05 - 11.35 Clinical Aspects of Tuberculosis (6.6MB)
Dr Mike McKendrick, Royal Hallamshire, Sheffield
11.35 - 12.05 Paediatric Aspects of Tuberculosis (0.6MB)
Dr Patricia Fenton, Sheffield Children's Hosptial
12.05 - 12.35 TB Outbreak Management (8.2MB)
Dr Debbie Modha,
CCDC, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire & Rutland

12.45 - 13.00 Society Business Meeting
13.00 - 13.30 Trade Show and Lunch
13:30 - 14.15 Lunch (NB lunch will not be served before 13.30)

Afternoon Chair: Dr Rob George

14.15 - 14.45 Standards for Laboratory Diagnosis of Tuberculosis (0.3MB)
Professor Brian Duerden, Department of Health
14.45 - 15.15 Strategy and Policy (0.16MB)
Dr Grace Smith, HPA West Midlands, Birmingham Laboratory
15.15 - 15.45 Current Technology - Molecular fingerprinting of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (1.5MB)
Dr Andy Sails, HPA North East, Newcastle Laboratory
15.45 - 16.00 Discussion
Tea and Close