Charles Chiu

Charles Chiu

San Francisco, USA

Biography

Charles Chiu, M.D./Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at University of California, San Francisco, Director of the UCSF-Abbott Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center (VDDC), and Associate Director of the UCSF Clinical Microbiology Laboratory.

He is a board-certified consulting infectious diseases physician at UCSF, and a practicing infectious diseases physician and clinical microbiologist. Dr. Chiu obtained an MD and PhD in biophysics from UCLA and subsequently completed an internal medicine residency, infectious diseases fellowship, and postdoctoral research at UCSF.He heads a translational research laboratory engaged in clinical next-generation sequencing assay development for diagnosis of infectious diseases, pathogen discovery, bioinformatics software development, nanopore sequencing, and characterization of emerging infections (Lyme disease, enterovirus D68, and Zika virus).

All session by Charles Chiu

  • Thursday19-Oct-2017
16.15

Clinical metagenomics: our real-life experience