Upcoming Meeting:

Friday, May 11, 2018
George F. Odland Lecture Event

“Human Skin Microbiome: Bacterial, Fungal, and Viral Communities explored in health and disease states”
presented by Julie A. Segre, PhD

Senior Investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH
Chief, Translational and Functional Genomics Branch
Head, Microbial Genomics Section


Dr. Julie Segre received her B.A. summa cum laude in mathematics from Amherst College, where she now serves on the board of trustees. She received her Ph.D. in 1996 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the laboratory of Eric Lander, Ph.D., and the newly formed genome center. Dr. Segre then performed postdoctoral training with Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., an expert in skin biology, at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Segre joined the National Human Genome Research Institute of NIH in 2000 and was promoted to a senior investigator with tenure in 2007. Dr. Segre’s laboratory utilizes high-throughput sequencing and develops algorithms to study the microbial diversity of human skin in both health and disease states, with a focus on eczema and other microbial-associated infections. Dr. Segre published the first topographical maps of human skin bacterial and fungal diversity. Dr. Segre’s laboratory also develops genomic tools to track hospital-acquired infections of multi-drug resistant organisms, including the NIH’s recent Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak.

Dr. Segre’s research is based on active collaborations with the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center and the clinical departments of Infection Control, Microbiology, and Dermatology. Dr. Segre is a leader in the NIH Roadmap Human Microbiome Project, communicating with multiple media sources to promote the concept of humans as ecological landscapes. Together with the NIH epidemiologist, Tara Palmore, M.D., Segre received the 2013 Service to America Medal, considered among the most prestigious for a federal employee, for their work to establish the clinical utility of microbial genomics.


12:30pm – 1:30pm   Patient Presentation
UW Dermatology Center
4225 Roosevelt Way NE
Parking is available in the building

1:30pm – 2:00pm  Head to Seattle Tennis Club
922 McGilvra Blvd East

2:00pm – 3:30pm  Lunch, Patient Discussion

3:30pm – 4:15pm  Baker Awards and other Faculty Mentions – Paul Nghiem, MD, PhD

4:15pm – 4:30pm   Break

4:30om – 5:30pm  2018 ODLAND LECTURE

5:30pm – 7:00pm  Post Lecture Reception – Seattle Tennis Club

Please RSVP to Melina Mambalam at drmadmin@uw.edu

BRINGING A PATIENT? Contact Melina Mambalam at drmadmin@uw.edu

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation
The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  (Each session is 3 credits)