Theobald Smith Society New Jersey Branch ASM 2015 Meeting in Miniature and Call for Award Nominations

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Theobald Smith Society (TSS), New Jersey Branch of the American Society for Microbiology

 

Meeting in Miniature and Waksman Honorary Lectureship

 

Date:  April 30, 2015

Location:  Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

INFORMATION for AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIP and ABSTRACTS

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WAKSMAN AWARD –

The Annual Waksman Honorary Lectureship is awarded to a scientist who has a distinguished career in science and who has made a significant contribution to the field of microbiology.  Nominee need not be a member of TSS.

Nomination Instructions:  CLICK HERE

Deadline for receipt of nominations:  March 31, 2015

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YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD –

The TSS Young Investigator Award recognizes the achievements of young investigators in the junior stages of their career, working in either academics or industry.  Students, colleagues, senior scientists or research directors are all encouraged to nominate exceptionally qualified people for this award, which is not open to post-doctoral fellows.  The winner will receive a certificate of award and be asked to address TSS at a future evening meeting. Nominee need not be a member of TSS.

Nomination Instructions:  CLICK HERE

Deadline for receipt of nominations:  March 31, 2015

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GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP –

A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student studying microbiology or a related field.  The student must be matriculated at an institution within the geographical boundaries of TSS and may receive the award only once in his or her graduate career.  Successful candidate MUST be a member of TSS.

Nomination Instructions:  CLICK HERE

Deadline for receipt of applications:  March 31, 2015

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – POSTER AND ORAL PRESENTATIONS –

Abstracts of short papers of original scientific research are being solicited from undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral and industrial researchers for poster presentations for the TSS Annual Meeting in Miniature.  Cash prizes will be awarded for outstanding presentations in appropriate categories.  You need not be a member of TSS to participate in the poster presentations.

Abstract Submission Instructions:  CLICK HERE

Deadline for receipt of abstracts:  April 10, 2015

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Award Flyer:  CLICK HERE

 

Branch Contact:

Donna Fennell

President, Theobald Smith Society, New Jersey Branch ASM

Associate Professor

Department of Environmental Sciences

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

14 College Farm Road

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

fennell@envsci.rutgers.edu  

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Texas Branch ASM Spring 2015 Meeting

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Texas Branch of the American Society for Microbiology - 2015 Spring Meeting

 

Dates:  March 26-28, 2015

Location:   

T Bar M Resort and Conference Center

2549 Highway 46 West

New Braunfels, Texas 78132

http://www.tbarm.com

 

Featuring:

  • Faculty and student oral presentations, in topics that range from Environmental to Clinical Microbiology
  • Undergraduate and graduate student poster presentations
  • Prizes for the best talks and posters in each category
  • Highlight of the Meeting: The 2015 Goldschmidt Lecture, to be held on Friday evening, March 27th 
  • Saturday morning session dedicated to Educational topics

 

For Registration and Abstract Submission Information, Please Visit the Branch Websitewww.txasm.org

 

Contact:

M. Gabriela Bowden,

Secretary, Texas Branch ASM

email: bowdenm@uhd.edu

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Puerto Rico Branch ASM (Puerto Rico Society of Microbiologists) Meet and Greet ASM President Tim Donohue

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Puerto Rico Branch ASM (Puerto Rico Society of Microbiologists) -

Meet and Greet ASM President During His Visit to Puerto Rico

 

Students are Faculty are invited to a “Meet and Greet” with Dr. Timothy J. Donohue, President of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM):

Friday, March 13, 2015

6:00 – 8:30 pm

Inter American University-Metropolitan Campus

 

Other Scheduled Activities for Dr. Donohue's Visit to Puerto Rico:  Please see MEETING FLYER for more information about scheduled lectures and activities during Dr. Donohue’s visit.

 

Contacts: 

Dr. Luis Ríos-Hernández

President, Puerto Rico Society of Microbiologists (PRSM)

luis.rios5@upr.edu

 

María T. Negrón

PRSM 2014-2015 Councilor  

President, Student Chapters' Committee

mariatnegron@yahoo.com

 

PRSM phones: (787) 380-2679 / 610-3775

PRSM E-mail: smpr50@gmail.com

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CE Saturday with the Kentucky-Tennessee Branch ASM

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CE Saturday @ Volunteer State

Sponsored by the Kentucky-Tennessee Branch of the American Society for Microbiology

 

Date:  Saturday March 21, 2015

Time:  8 am to 4 pm

Location:

Volunteer State Community College

Mattox Building, Room 104 and Warf Building, Room 110

1480 Nashville Pike

Gallatin, TN

 

Continuing Education Credits Available:

  • Clinical laboratory professionals will receive 6 hours of P.A.C.E.® credit! 
  • Looking to upgrade to a Supervisor License? This program offers 4 hours of management! 
  • Veterinary technicians will receive 7 hours of R.A.C.E. credit!  The presentation will focus on nutrition for cats and dogs.

 

Schedule and Registration Details:  Consult the PROGRAM FLYER

 

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION:  March 15, 2015

 

Questions? Contact Host and KY-TN Branch President-Elect, Joe Dolan at joseph.dolan@volstate.edu

 

The Kentucky-Tennessee Branch of ASM is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.

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South Carolina Branch ASM Spring 2015 Meeting

 

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South Carolina Branch ASM Spring Meeting

 

DATE:  April 11, 2015

 

LOCATION:  Furman University, Greenville, SC

 

ASM DISTINGUISHED LECTURER:   

Dr. John F. Stolz, 

Professor, Biological Sciences and Director, Center for Environmental Research and Education, Duquesne University

Lecture Title:  “Microbes, Minerals and Metals: A Microbial View of the Periodic Table.”

  

Plenary Session Speakers:

  • Dr. Richard Hodinka, University of South Carolina Medical School at Greenville
  • Dr. Helmut Albrecht, University of South Carolina School of Medicine (Columbia)
  • Dr. Megan Cevasco, Coastal Carolina University
  • Dr. Vincenzo Antignani, Bob Jones University

 

REGISTRATION AND ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  March 25, 2015

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Click Here for MEETING FLYER

 

Contacts: 

Tamara L. McNealy

President, ASM South Carolina Branch

Associate Professor, Clemson University

Phone: (864)-656-3058

E-Mail: tmcneal@clemson.edu

 

Curtrice Zeigler

Secretary-Treasurer, ASM South Carolina Branch

BD Diagnostics - Preanalytical Systems

Phone:  (803) 469-1774

E-Mail: Curtrice_Zeigler@bd.com

 

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