Empowering the Future, Honoring the Past
The 48th Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Valley, Eastern New York, New York City, and Northeast Branches of the American Society for Microbiology will be held in conjunction with the designation of the University of Connecticut as a Milestones in Microbiology Site.
Date: October 25-26, 2013
Host: Connecticut Valley Branch of ASM
University of Connecticut, Storrs
Rome Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Storrs, CT
Milestones in Microbiology Site Dedication: The University of Connecticut has been designated as a "Milestones in Microbiology"’ site by the ASM. The Milestone dedication event is planned for Saturday afternoon, October 26th, and celebrates the many contributions of Herbert W. Conn. He was a faculty member at UCONN, the state Bacteriologist, a specialist on microbes critical to the dairy industry, and one of the founders of ASM. A number of dignitaries at the state level, as well as ASM members (who are also prominent microbiologists) from the national Society will participate. Speeches, displays, and a keynote address are planned. A symposium, Herbert W. Conn's Golden Age of Bacteriology Becomes The New Golden Age of Microbial Biology, will be held prior to the Milestones ceremony.
Awards: All student posters will be automatically considered for poster awards
Registration materials, poster abstract submission forms and a preliminary program can be found on the Connecticut Valley Branch Website: http://www.asmbranches.org/brCtValley/Home.htm
For Additional Information, Contact:
Kathleen A. Feldman, Ph.D.
President, Connecticut Valley Branch