North Central Branch Meeting 2014

 

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REGISTRATION FOR THE 74TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NORTH CENTRAL BRANCH OF ASM IS NOW OPEN!

Come join us for an exciting and informative meeting, and show your support for microbiology in the upper Midwest!

 

Date:  October 10-11

Place:  On the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Superior

 

Abstract Submission Deadline:  September 22

 

For more information and to register:  http://www.uwsuper.edu/cee/hhr/news/74th-annual-asm-meeting_event1622738

 

Oral Presentations and Posters:  1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize awards for the best undergraduate and graduate oral and poster presentations!

 

Speakers: 

American Society for Microbiology Distinguished Lecturer:    

Dr. Regina Rabinovich

Harvard School of Public Health

Whither Malaria? From Control to Eradication

 

Dr. Randall Hicks

Department of Biology, University of Minnesota-Duluth

Toward Forecasting Microbial Invasions in the Great Lakes

 

Dr. Sandra McLellan

School of Freshwater Sciences, Great Lakes WATER Institute

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Mining the Microbiome for New Indicators of Sewage Contamination

 

Dr. Kurt Reed

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine

Ecology and Microbiology of Blastomyces infections

 

For more information and to register:  http://www.uwsuper.edu/cee/hhr/news/74th-annual-asm-meeting_event1622738

 

Any questions?  Contact:  

Ralph Seelke, Ph.D.

President, North Central Branch (NCB-ASM)

Professor, Biology

Department of Natural Sciences

University of Wisconsin-Superior President

RSeelke@uwsuper.edu>

 

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Branch Meetings Manual

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The Texas Branch Meetings Manual (authored by Dr. Millicent (Mimi) Goldschmidt) is a useful, comprehensive guide for organizing a successful Branch meeting.  It is provided here as a reference for all the Branches. 

 

Click Here to Access Meetings Manual

 

For additional information, contact branchactivities@asmusa.org

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Texas Branch ASM (Region 6)

BRANCH OFFICERS DIRECTORY

  • Region I (Connecticut Valley, Eastern New York, New York City, and Northeast Branches) 
  • Region II (Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Theobald Smith Society (New Jersey), Virginia, and Washington, DC Branches)
  • Region III (Allegheny, Indiana, Kentucky-Tennessee, Michigan, Ohio, and Western New York Branches)
  • Region IV (Florida, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Central, and Southeastern Branches)
  • Region V (Alaska, Illinois, Missouri, North Central, and Northwest Branches)
  • Region VI (Missouri Valley, Rio Grande, Rocky Mountain, and Texas Branches)
  • Region VII (Arizona/Southern Nevada, Hawaii, Intermountain, Northern California, and Southern California Branches)

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2014-2015 Officers

 

President (term expires June 30, 2015):

Kendra Rumbaugh

Department of Surgery, MS 8312

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

3601 4th Street

Lubbock, TX 79430

Phone: 806-743-3684

Fax:     806-743-2113

Email:   Kendra.rumbaugh@ttuhsc.edu

 

President-Elect (term expires June 30, 2015):

Ali Azghani

Department of Biology

University of Texas at Tyler

3900 University Boulevard

Tyler, TX 75799

Phone: 903-566-7332

Fax:     903-566-7189

Email:   aaghani@uttyler.edu

 

Secretary (term expires June 30, 2016):

Gabriela Bowden  

University of Houston-Downtown

One Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

Phone: 713-222-5313

Email:   bowdenm@uhd.edu

 

Treasurer (term expires June 30, 2015):

Gregory Frederick  

Department of Biology

LeTourneau University

2100 S. Mobberly Avenue

Longview, TX 75605

Phone:  903-233-3354

Email:   GregFrederick@LeTU.edu

 

Councilor (term expires June 30, 2016):

Millicent (Mimi) Goldschmidt

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

7500 Cambridge Street

Houston, TX 77054

Work Phone:   713-486-4554

Fax:               713-486-4416

Email:            Millicent.e.goldschmidt@uth.tmc.edu

 

Alternate Councilor (term expires June 30, 2015):

Lee Hughes

Department of Biological Sciences

University of North Texas

1155 Union Circle #305220

Denton, TX 76203

Phone: 940-565-4137

Email:   lhughes@unt.edu

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Southeastern Microbiology Summit (Southeastern and Florida Branches)

 

(Florida Branch Meeting and 100th General Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of ASM) 

 

Overview:  The Southeastern Microbiology Summit (100th General Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of ASM and Florida Branch of ASM meeting) will take place on September 5-7, 2014 in Ponte Vedra Beach Sawgrass Marriott Resort.  Ponte Vedra Beach is a suburb of Jacksonville.   The meeting will open with a Key Note address, followed by poster presentations and a social on Friday afternoon, with a full day of concurrent mini-sessions on Saturday.  Morning mentoring sessions for pre-med and pre-grad students will take place on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

 

Date: September 5-7, 2014 (Most of the events will take place on Friday and Saturday, with a morning mentoring session on Sunday)

 

Place:  Ponte Vedra Beach Sawgrass Marriott Resort (Ponte Vedra Beach is a suburb of Jacksonville)  

 

ASM Distinguished Lecturers: 

Chris Marx (http://www.uidaho.edu/sci/biology/faculty/chris-marx)

"The Math of Metabolism: Mutations that Don't Like Each Other (and Species that Do)"

 

John Anthony Vanchiere (http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/InfectiousDiseases/JohnVanchiere.aspx)

“Emergence of Human Polyomavirus Disease among Immune Compromised Patients”

 

Meeting Registration:  To register for the conference, please follow the instructions on http://app.certain.com/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x1791796acc4.   The registration fee includes a social, a working lunch and morning coffee.

 

Hotel Registration:  To make reservations at the hotel, please go to https://resweb.passkey.com/go/jointconferencesoutheast or call 800-457-4653 (please don’t forget to mention that you are part of the group).

 

Student Travel Grants – A limited number of travel grants for students are available.  Students will need to check the eligibility box on their application, and the grants will be awarded based on the abstracts

  

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  August 15, 2014

Those who complete the on-line registration will receive detailed instructions on abstract submission.

 

Website:  http://www.se-asm.org 

 

 For More Information, Contact: 

 Kurt Schesser,

President, ASM Florida Branch

KSchesser@med.miami.edu

 

Max Teplitski

President, ASM Southeastern Branch

maxtep@ufl.edu

 

Rocky Mountain Branch ASM (Region 6)

BRANCH OFFICERS DIRECTORY

  • Region I (Connecticut Valley, Eastern New York, New York City, and Northeast Branches) 
  • Region II (Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Theobald Smith Society (New Jersey), Virginia, and Washington, DC Branches)
  • Region III (Allegheny, Indiana, Kentucky-Tennessee, Michigan, Ohio, and Western New York Branches)
  • Region IV (Florida, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Central, and Southeastern Branches)
  • Region V (Alaska, Illinois, Missouri, North Central, and Northwest Branches)
  • Region VI (Missouri Valley, Rio Grande, Rocky Mountain, and Texas Branches)
  • Region VII (Arizona/Southern Nevada, Hawaii, Intermountain, Northern California, and Southern California Branches)

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2014-2015 Officers

 

President (term expires June 30, 2015):

Dan Wall

Molecular Biology Department

University of Wyoming

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3542

Fax:     307-766-5098

Email:   dwall2@uwyo.edu

 

President-Elect (term expires June 30, 2015):

Grant Bowman

Molecular Biology Department

University of Wyoming

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2147

Fax:     307-766-5098

Email:   Grant.Bowman@uwyo.edu

 

Secretary (term expires June 30, 2015):

Torsten Eckstein

Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology Department

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO 80523-1601

Phone: 970-491-2015

Email:   eckstein@colostate.edu

 

Treasurer (term expires June 30, 2015):

Adela Cota-Gomez

University of Colorado, Denver

12700 East 19th Avenue, Mailstop C272

Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-6142

Fax:     303-724-6042

Email:   Adela.Cota-Gomez@ucdenver.edu

 

Councilor (term expires June 30, 2015):

Rebecca V. Ferrell

Department of Biology

Metropolitan State College of Denver

PO Box 173362

Denver, CO 80217-3362

Phone: 303-556-4764

Fax:     303-556-6426

Email:   ferrellr@msudenver.edu

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