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A NIST-Hosted Webinar on Measuring SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater and Fecal Material: A Call for Standards

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: 16 Jun 2021

Sector: Clinical

Type: Recorded Webinar


The goals of this workshop goals are to: 

  • gain insight on measurement challenges associated with detecting SARS-CoV-2 in fecal material
  • propose standards and reference materials to address urgent measurement challenges
  • determine how the NIST Human Whole Stool Reference Material (RGM 10162), currently under development, could potentially be modified and deployed to address these emerging needs.

 

AGENDA
Abstracts and Bios

1:00 pm    Scott Jackson, NIST, Opening Remarks

1:05 pm    Bharat Ramakrishna, OpenBiome, “Fecal microbiota transplantation: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic”

1:20 pm    Manoj Dadlani, CosmosID, “Overcoming the Validation Challenges of a Diagnostic for SARS-CoV-2 in Stool”

1:35 pm    Katerina Papp, Water Quality R&D, Southern Nevada Water Authority, “Wastewater Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in Southern Nevada: Challenges for Sample Collection, Processing, and Analysis”

1:50 pm    Kyle Bibby, University of Notre Dame, Title TBA

2:05 pm    Aparna Keshaviah, Mathematica, “Testing Wastewater for SARS-CoV-2: Aligning Validation and Policy Needs”

2:20 pm    Panelist Q&A

2:55 pm    Scott Jackson, NIST, Wrap-Up

3:00 pm    Conclude Webinar

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