The American Society for Microbiology Branch Lectureships Program's 2008-2009 roster is now available online.
For detailed descriptions of topics, contact and biographical information, please click on speaker's name. (Or click here for a printable pdf list)
Lecturers with an ('09) after their name are available to deliver ASMBL lectures from July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009.
Lecturers with an ('10) after their name are available to deliver ASMBL lectures from July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2010.
- Joan Barenfanger. M.D., A.B.M.M. (’09)
Improving Clinical Usefulness of Microbiology Data
Decreasing Clinically Irrelevant Testing from the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Detection and Prevention of Errors
Reviving and Standardizing the Art of Interpretation of Gram Stains
Identification of Yeasts and Fungi from Direct Microscopic Observation
- Joanne Bartkus ('09)
Microbial CSI – Using DNA Fingerprinting to Identify the Source of Disease Outbreaks
Everybody Knows Viruses Don’t Cause Food Poisoning…Or Do They?
Emerging Diseases/Emerging Responses: The Changing Face of Public Health Microbiology
- Daniel R. Bond (’09)
- Arturo Casadevall (’10)
- Philip R. Cunningham (’10)
- Smart Weapons in the Fight Against Bioterrorism and Antibiotic Resistance
Genetic Analysis of Ribosome Function
- Alix G. Darden, Ph.D. (’09)
The Intersection of Research and Teaching: Creating Conditions that Lead to Change in a Learner’s Brain
Active Learning for Classes Large and Small: Research and Techniques
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning as Applied to Microbiology Education
- Mark Goulian (’10)
Perturbing, Imaging, Modeling, and Evolving Regulatory Circuits in E. coli
Signal Strength, Fidelity, and the Phosphorylation Cycle in Bacterial Two-component Signaling
- Joseph Heitman, M.D., Ph.D. (’09)
- Marian Johnson-Thompson (’09)
- Jay K. Kolls (’09)
- Laura D. Kramer (’09)
- Eugene L. Madsen (’09)
Aerobic Naphthalene Biodegradation: Physiology, Toxicity, and Insights from the Genome of Polaromonas naphthalenivorans
Molecular Microbial Ecology of a Shallow Contaminated Aquifer: Biogeochemistry and Stable Isotope Probing
Bioremediation Demystified: What Can Microbial Processes Accomplish and How Do We Know?
Emergent Biogeochemical Processes Revealed by Dynamic Microbial Biomarkers in a Contaminated Aquifer
- Lenore Pereira (’09)
- Michael W. Russell (’10)
Immunity Where It Matters Most – The Mucosal Frontier
Mucosal Vaccine Challenges: Down in the Mouth or Down Below!
IgA, the Most Abundant Yet Most Overlooked Immunoglobulin
Toxins and Tolls: Exploiting Enterotoxins as Adjuvants for Mucosal Vaccines
- Michael J. Sadowsky (’10)
- Olaf Schneewind (’10)
- Lynn L. Silver, Ph.D. (’09)
- J. Walton Tomford, M.D. (’09)
- Hua Helen Wang (’10)
- Joanne M. Willey (’10)
When is an Antibiotic Not an Antibiotic?
Intercellular Communication Amongst Soil Bacteria
Microbiology Education: So Much Cool Stuff to Teach in So Little Time!