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

North Carolina Branch ASM Fall 2014 Meeting

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Date:  September 27, 2014

 

Time:  Approximately 8:00AM - 5:00PM, with reception to follow

 

Location:  Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

 

Deadline for Abstract Submission and Advance Registration:  September 19th

 

Meeting Speakers:

 

ASM Distinguished Lecturer:

Michael Federle

University of Illinois at Chicago

"Microbial Wikileaks: Bacteria that conspire to harm, and small molecules that may protect"

 

NC Invited Lecture:

Rita Tamayo

UNC-Chapel Hill

"Regulation of Clostridium difficile colonization factors by cyclic diguanylate"

 

Meeting Website:  http://www.mbio.ncsu.edu/ncasm/2014meeting/2014meeting.html

 

Contact:

Ece Karatan

North Carolina Branch President 

karatane@appstate.edu 

 

 

 

 

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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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Kentucky-Tennessee Branch ASM Joint Meeting with TN Emerging Infections Program

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Date:  October 17th & 18th, 2014

 

Time:  The meeting starts at 5:30pm Friday and continues all day Saturday starting at 8am.

 

Place:  Freed-Hardeman University Henderson, Tennessee

 

Program:  There will be concurrent student presentations and P.A.C.E. speakers from 8:30 – 12:30 on 10/18.  Student presentations and awards will continue after lunch.

 

Meeting Flyer: Click Here for Meeting Flyer

 

Keynote Speaker/ASM Distinguished Lecturer:

Abelardo Moncayo, Ph.D.

Director, TN Vector-Borne Disease Program Tennessee State Department of Health  

 

Other Meeting Features:       

  •  Up to 5 P.A.C.E. continuing education credits in basic to intermediate level clinical presentations
  •  Oral & poster presentations of research and current events
  •  Opportunities to interact with other clinical and microbiology professionals

 

Meeting Registration: 

Pre-registration is required by emailing Paul Fader at pfader@fhu.edu

Registration is $15 and includes membership in the KY/TN ASM Branch for 1 year, dinner on Friday evening and lunch on Saturday.  Payment can be made at the meeting.

 

Meeting Flyer: Click Here for Meeting Flyer, Registration Form and Lodging List

 

For Additional Information, Contact:

Paul Fader, KY/TN Branch President (pfader@fhu.edu)  

Amy Woron, KY/TN Branch Secretary (Amy.Woron@tn.gov)

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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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