Southern California Branch ASM Spring 2015 Symposium - San Diego

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San Diego: Saturday, April 11, 2015
HOLOGIC
10210 Genetic Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92121

(A similar symposium is also scheduled in Los Angeles on March 7th; click here for details

Program

  • MALDI-TOF in Today’s Clinical Microbiology Lab; Patient Care & Perspectives 
  • Pertussis & Measles Epidemiology; Diagnostics & Prevention in the Post-Vaccine Era
  • Telemicroscopy: Focusing on Quality in an Era of Laboratory Consolidation
  • Molecular Infectious Disease Panels: One-stop Shopping or Pandora’s Box?

 

Website for Meeting/Registration Information:  http://www.scasm.org/scasmmeetings.html 

 

Questions? Call 858-487-7759 or email info@scasm.org

 

 (A similar symposium is also scheduled in Los Angeles on March 7th; click here for details)

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Ohio Branch ASM Annual Meeting

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Ohio Branch American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting

 

Where: Lorain County Community College in Elyria Ohio

 

When:  April 17-18

 

DEADLINES:

            Online Registration:      March 27

            Abstract Submission:     March 27

            Meal purchase:             March 27

            Payment:                     April 10

 

MORE INFO:  For complete information about the meeting including details on free student lodging please see our website: http://microbiology.miamioh.edu/obasm/meetings.html

 

 

Branch Contact: 

Erin R. Murphy, PhD

Ohio Branch Secretary

Associate Professor

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

murphye@ohio.edu

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Southern California Branch ASM Spring 2015 Workshops

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Dates:  April 18 & 19, 2015

 

Location

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center – Hope Auditorium

501 S. Buena Vista Street

Burbank, CA 91505 

 

AST WORKSHOP April 18, 2015

Don’t be Resistant to Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing!

Practical Solutions to Everyday Challenges (8 CEU)

Speakers:

Janet A. Hindler, MCLS, MT, (ASCP)

Clinical Microbiology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Romney M. Humphries, PhD, (D(ABMM)

Section Chief, Clinical Microbiology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • How to Use the CLSI M100 Document Effectively & How to Deal with all Those New Drugs! – (R. Humphries)
  • Resistance in Staphylococcus & How to Detect/Report (J. Hindler)
  • Resistance in Other GP and How to Detect/Report (J. Hindler)
  • Resistance in Fastidious Bacteria & How to Detect/Report (J. Hindler)
  • Resistance in Enterobacteriaceae & How to Detect/Report (R. Humphries)
  • Resistance in Pseudomonas & Acinetobacter & How to Detect/Report
    (R. Humphries)
  • QC Issues (J. Hindler)
  • Lots of Question/Answer Sessions!

 

 

Anaerobe WORKSHOP April 19, 2015

Anaerobic Bacteriology for the Clinical Lab – An Update (8 CEU)

Speaker: Diane Citron, BSc, M(ASCP)

Associate Director, R.M. Alden Research Lab, Culver City, CA

  • Anaerobes in Clinical Infections
  • Oxygen Toxicity, Specimen Selection, Primary Isolation Media,
  • Preliminary Identification
  • Classical Identification Methods: New Taxonomy
  • Other Methods for Identification
  • Susceptibility Testing
  • Anaerobe Educator Interactive Program
  • Identification of Unknowns
  • Final Discussion

 

Workshop/Registration Information:  http://www.scasm.org/ 

 

Questions? Call 858-487-7759 or email info@scasm.org

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ASM Tri-Branch Meeting - Intermountain - Rio Grande - Rocky Mountain

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ASM Tri-Branch Meeting Announcement

Intermountain Branch

Rio Grande Branch

Rocky Mountain Branch

 (Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

 

ASM TRI-BRANCH MEETING FLYER

 

DATE:  April 24-25, 2015

 

LOCATION:

Fort Lewis College

130 Noble Hall

Durango, CO

 

ASM DISTINGUISHED LECTURERS: 

Dr. John F. Stolz, Ph.D.

Department of Biological Sciences;

Center for Environmental Research

Duquesne University

Friday Lecture: “Life in the Frack Pit”

 

Jill R. Stewart, Ph.D.

Department of Environmental Sciences

University of North Carolina

Saturday Lecture: "Global Environmental Change: Are We Making Populations of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria?"

 

FREE “STUFF”:

  • Free Meeting registration to all students
  • Free lunch to all pre-registered meeting attendees

 

AWARDS: 

  • Student & Postdoc Travel Awards available
  • $$$ Awards for Top Student & Postdoc Presentations $$$

 

DEADLINES:

  • Meeting Registration Form Deadline: April 3, 2015
  • Travel Award Application Form (funds will only partly defray costs) Deadline: April 3, 2015
  • Intent to Present Form Deadline: April 3, 2015

 

For Additional Information and Registration, Intent To Present, And Travel Award Application Forms, Click Here:  ASM TRI-BRANCH MEETING FLYER

 

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Southern California Branch ASM Spring 2015 Symposium - Los Angeles

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Los Angeles: Saturday, March 7, 2015

Siemens Diagnostics

5210 Pacific Concourse Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90045          

(A similar symposium is also scheduled in San Diego on April 11th; click here for details

Program

  • MALDI-TOF in Today’s Clinical Microbiology Lab; Patient Care & Perspectives 
  • Pertussis & Measles Epidemiology; Diagnostics & Prevention in the Post-Vaccine Era
  • Telemicroscopy: Focusing on Quality in an Era of Laboratory Consolidation
  • Molecular Infectious Disease Panels: One-stop Shopping or Pandora’s Box?

 

Website for Meeting/Registration Information:  http://www.scasm.org/scasmmeetings.html 

 

Questions? Call 858-487-7759 or email info@scasm.org

 

 (A similar symposium is also scheduled in San Diego on April 11th; click here for details)

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