Speaker Profile

M.D., Ph.D., MPH, Chief Medical Officer, IDbyDNA and Medical Director, ARUP Laboratories

Robert Schlaberg is the Chief Medical Officer of IDbyDNA as well as an Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a Medical Director at ARUP Laboratories. His research is focused on next-generation sequencing-based infectious disease diagnostics and is supported in part by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Robert co-developed Taxonomer, the metagenomics data analysis platform, utilized by IDbyDNA as its central technology. Robert received Medical degrees from the Julius-Maximilians-University in Wuerzburg, Germany and a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University where he also trained in clinical pathology and served as Chief Clinical Pathology Resident. Robert is a board certified Clinical Pathologist and Medical Microbiologist.

Presentation Title and Company Description

Microbial Profiling Showcase: Metagenomics for Pathogen Identification in Clinical Practice
IDbyDNA is on a mission to enable the identification of any microbe, from any sample, anywhere in the world. Leveraging advanced genome science and cutting-edge search technologies, we are leading the transformation of infectious disease diagnosis.

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