Southern California Branch ASM Fall 2014 Meeting

 

78th ANNUAL MEETING REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

Date:  October 23 -25, 2014

Location:  Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine

For More Information and to Register:  http://www.scasm.org/

 

Contact:

Kerin L. Tyrrell

Secretary, Southern California Branch ASM

Senior Research Associate

R. M. Alden Research Lab

Culver City, CA

K.L.Tyrrell@RMAldenResearch.com

Michigan Branch Fall 2014 Meeting

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"GOOD FOOD GONE BAD"

 

Date:  October 24-25, 2014

 

Location: Hagerty Conference Center, Traverse City, MI

 

ASM Distinguished Lecturer: 

Francisco Diez-Gonzalez, PhD
Professor
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota

"Salmonella in Low Water activity Foods"

 

Other Speakers: 

Purnendu C. Vasavada, PhD
Professor Emeritus
University of Wisconsin, River Falls

"Food Safety Trends: Emerging Pathogens and Contemporary Food Safety Issues"

 

Doris H. D’Souza, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of Tennessee

"Human Noroviruses and Food"

 

Omar A. Oyarzabal, PhD
Vice President for Technical Services
IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group

"Challenges in Isolating Campylobacter spp. From Foods"

 

Meeting Website: http://mi-asm.org/Meetings/Fall/fall10-19/Fall14meeting/index.html 

 

For Additional Information, Contact:

John R. Geiser

Michigan Branch Treasurer

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

john.geiser@wmich.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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Rocky Mountain Branch ASM - Fall 2014 Meeting

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Date: October 25, 2014

 

Location: Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

 

Abstract Submission Deadline: October 10, 2014

 

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

 

ASM Distinguished Lecturer:

Dr. Stephen Lory

Department of Microbiology and Immunology Harvard Medical School 

“Genome-wide detection of virulence and host recognition determinants in Pseudomonas aeruginosa”  

 

Keynote Presentation:

Dr. Phoebe Lostroh

Department of Molecular Biology Colorado College

“Motility and natural transformation in a soil bacterium”

 

Meeting Flyer:  Click Here for Meeting Flyer

Contact: For more information and to register contact Dan Wall, President, Rocky Mountain Branch ASM (dwall2@uwyo.edu)

 

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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:   aazghani@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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