ASM Microbe 2020 Program Committee

Steering Committee
David Aronoff, MD, FIDSA, FAAM, Meetings Committee Chair, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Victor DiRita, PhD, Co-Chair, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Jennifer Gardy, PhD, Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Chicago, IL
 
Kevin Alby, PhD, POM Track Leader, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
David Andes, MD, AAR Track Leader, Wisconsin University, Madison, Wisconsin
Andrew Darwin, PhD, MBP Track Leader, NYU Langone Health, New York, New York
Birthe Veno Kjellerup, PhD, AES Track Leader, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, Maryland
Jay T. Lennon, PhD, EEB Track Leader, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana
Yvette S. McCarter, PhD, D(ABMM), CPHM Track Leader, UF Health Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Forida
Vanessa  Sperandio, PhD, HMB Track Leader, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Estee Torok, MA, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath, CIV Track Leader, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
 
Ex Officio
Robin Patel, MD(CM), FRCP(C), D(ABMM), FIDSA, FACP, F(AAM), ASM President, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota
Victor DiRita, PhD, ASM President-Elect, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
 
Program Committee Members
David Baltrus, PhD, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Robert Bonomo, MD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Holly Bowers, PhD, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California
Alita Burmeister, PhD, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut*
Mariana Castanheira, PhD, JMI Labs, North Liberty, Iowa*
Marc Roger Couturier, PhD, D(ABMM), ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, Utah
Jennifer Dien Bard, PhD, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
Yohei Doi, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Josue Flores Kim, PhD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts*
Shanda Glenn, PhD, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio
Erin Goley, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Melissa Kendall, PhD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Jasna Kovac, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania*
Christopher N. LaRock, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia*
Preeti Malani, MD, Michigan Medicine Infectious Disease, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Jeffrey Maloy, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California*
Julia Maresca, PhD, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
Luis Martinez, PhD, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, Florida
Erin McCreary, PharmD, BCPS, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
L. Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
William Navarre, PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Nonia Pariente Penamaria, PhD, Nature, London, United Kingdom
Ariane L. Peralta, PhD, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
Margaret Powers-Fletcher, PhD, D(ABBM), UC Health, Cincinnati, Ohio
Steven J. Projan, PhD, FAAM, “Beat the Reaper”, Bethesda, Maryland
A. Krishna Rao, MD, MS, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan*
Adam Ratner, MD, MPH, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
Daniel D. Rhoads, MD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Natividad Ruiz, PhD, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Karla J. F. Satchell, PhD, Northwestern School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Michael Satlin, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York
Kimblery D. Seed, PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
Judith Steenbergen, PhD, Scientific and Medical Affairs Consulting, Philadelphia, PA
Michi Taga, PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
Elitza S. Theel, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Michigan
Victor J. Torres, PhD, NYU Langone Health, New York, New York
Patrick Videau, PhD, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon
Christine White-Ziegler, PhD, Smith College, Northhampton, Massachusetts
Christina M. Wojewoda, MD, The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, Vermont
Ben Wolfe, PhD, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
Kelly Wrighton, PhD, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

*Members of the ASM Microbe Junior Advisory Group (JAG):
The Junior Advisory Group’s role is to support and encourage the meeting participation of early career investigators (those about to complete, or within 3 years of completing their training), as well as the formation of early career-related sessions at the meeting.