List of ASM (formerly SAB) General Meetings 1899-Present

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Year

Dates of
General Meeting

Meeting Location

 

President  & Affiliation

 

1899

 

Dec 27-29

 

New Haven, CT

Meeting Program

 

 

Organizational Meeting

 

 

1900

 

Dec 27-28

 

Baltimore, MD

Meeting Program

Presidential Address

 

 

Sedgwick, William Thompson

(1855-1921)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

 

 

1901

 

Dec 30 -

Jan 1, 1902

 

Chicago,  IL

Meeting Program

 

 

William Henry Welch

(1850-1934)

Johns Hopkins University Medical School

Baltimore, MD

 

 

1902

 

Dec 30-31

 

Washington, DC

 

Herbert William Conn

(1859-1917)

Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

 

 

1903

 

Dec 29-30

 

Philadelphia, PA

Presidential Address

 

Theobald Smith

(1859-1934)

Harvard Medical School;

Massachusetts State Board of Health

Boston, MA

 

 

1904

 

Dec 27-28

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Frederick George Novy

(1864-1957)

University of Michigan Medical School

Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

1905

 

Dec 28-29

 

Ann Arbor, MI

 

Edwin Oakes Jordan

(1866-1936)

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

 

 

1906

 

Dec 27-29

 

New York, NY

 

Erwin Frink Smith

(1854-1927)

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Washington, DC

 

 

1907

 

Dec 31-

Jan 2, 1908

 

Chicago, IL

 

James Carroll

(1854-1907)

Columbian University

(George Washington University)

Washington, DC

 

 

1908

 

Dec 29-31

 

Baltimore, MD

 

Harry Luman Russell

(1866-1954)

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

 

 

1909

 

Dec 28-30

 

Boston, MA

 

Joseph James Kinyoun

(1860-1919)

George Washington Medical School

Washington, DC

 

 

1910

 

Dec 28-30

 

Ithaca, NY

 

Veranus Alva Moore

(1859-1931)

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

 

 

1911

 

Dec 27-29

 

Washington, DC

Presidential Address

 

Frederick Poole Gorham

(1871-1933)

Brown University

Providence, RI

 

 

1912

 

Dec 31-

Jan 2, 1913

 

New York, NY

 

William Hallock Park

(1863-1939)   

New York Department of Health;

New York University

New York, NY

 

 

1913

 

Dec 31-

Jan 2, 1914

 

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

Charles-Edward Amory Winslow

(1877-1957)   

Yale University

New Haven, CT

 

 

1914

 

Dec 29-

Jan 1, 1915

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Charles Edward Marshall

(1866-1927)

Massachusetts Agricultural College

Amherst, MA 

 

 

1915

 

Dec 28-30

 

Urbana, IL

 

David Hendricks Bergey

(1860-1937)

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

 

 

1916

 

Dec 27-29

 

New Haven, CT

 

Thomas Jonathan Burrill

(1839-1916)

University of Illinois

Urbana, IL

 

 

1917

 

Dec 27-29

 

Washington, DC

 

Leo Frederick Rettger

(1874-1954)

Yale University

New Haven, CT

 

 

1918

 

Dec 27-28

 

Baltimore, MD

 

Robert Earle Buchanan

(1883-1973)

Iowa State University

Ames, IA

 

 

1919

 

Dec 29-31

 

Boston, MA

 

Samuel Cate Prescott

(1872-1962)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

 

 

1920

 

Dec 28-30

 

Chicago, IL

 

Charles Krumwiede, Jr.

(1879-1930)

New York University and

Bellevue Hospital Medical College

New York, NY

 

 

1921

 

Dec 27-29

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Frank Charles Harrison

(1871-1952)

MacDonald College,

McGill University

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

 

1922

 

Dec 28-30

 

Detroit, MI

 

Lore Alford Rogers

(1875-1975)

Bureau of Dairy Industry,

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Washington, DC

 

 

1923

 

Dec 27-29

 

New Haven, CT

 

Edwin George Hastings

(1872-1953)

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

 

 

1924

 

Dec 29-31

 

Washington, DC

 

Arthur Parker Hitchens

(1877-1949)

U.S. Army Medical Corps

Washington, DC 

 

 

1925

 

Dec 29-31

 

Madison, WI

 

Norman MacLeod Harris

(1870-1953)

Laboratory of Hygiene,

Department of Health

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

 

 

1926

 

Dec 28-30

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Hans Zinsser

(1878-1940)

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

 

 

1927

 

Dec 28-30

 

Rochester, NY

 

Robert Stanley Breed

(1877-1956)

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station

Geneva, NY

 

 

1928

 

Dec 27-29

 

Richmond, VA

 

Alice Catherine Evans

(1881-1975)

U.S. Public Health Service

Washington, DC

 

 

1929

 

Dec 30-

Jan 1, 1930

 

Ames, IA

 

Ludvig Hektoen

(1863-1951)

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

 

 

1930

 

Dec 29-31

 

Boston, MA

 

Stanhope Bayne-Jones

(1888-1970)

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

 

 

1931

 

Dec 28-30

 

Baltimore, MD

 

James Howard Brown

(1884-1956)

Johns Hopkins University Medical School

Baltimore, MD

 

 

1932

 

Dec 28-30

 

Ann Arbor, MI

 

Edwin Broun Fred

(1887-1981)

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

 

 

1933

 

Dec 27-29

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

William Mansfield Clark

(1884-1964)

Johns Hopkins University Medical School

Baltimore, MD

 

 

1934

 

Dec 27-29

 

Chicago, IL

 

Milton Joseph Rosenau

(1869-1946)

Harvard School of Public Health

Boston, MA

 

 

1935

 

Dec 26-28

 

New York, NY

 

Karl Friedrich Meyer

(1884-1974)

University of California

Berkeley, CA and

San Francisco, CA

 

 

1936

 

Dec 28-30

 

Indianapolis, IN

 

Thomas Milton Rivers

(1888-1962)

Rockefeller Institute

New York, NY

 

 

1937

 

Dec 28-30

 

Washington, DC

 

James Morgan Sherman

(1890-1956)

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

 

 

1938

 

Aug 30-Sep 1

 

San Francisco, CA

 

Paul Franklin Clark

(1882-1983)

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

 

 

1939

 

Dec 28-30

 

New Haven, CT           

 

Arthur Trautwein Henrici

(1889-1943)

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

 

 

1940

 

Dec 27-29

 

St. Louis, MO

 

Charles Thom

(1872-1956)

Division of Soil Microbiology,

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Washington, DC

 

 

1941

 

Dec 29-31

 

Baltimore, MD

 

Oswald Theodore Avery

(1877-1955)

Rockefeller Institute

New York, NY

 

 

1942

 

Dec 28-30

[meeting canceled]

 

 

Columbus, OH

[meeting canceled]

 

 

Selman Abraham Waksman

(1888-1973)

Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ

 

 

1943

 

No meeting

scheduled

 

 

No meeting

scheduled

 

Rebecca Craighill Lancefield

(1895-1981)

Rockefeller Institute

New York, NY

 

 

1944

 

May 3-5

 

New York, NY

 

Ira Lawrence Baldwin

(1895-1999)

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

 

 

1945

 

May 22-25

[meeting canceled]

 

 

Detroit, MI

[meeting canceled]

 

 

Stuart Mudd

(1893-1975)

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

 

 

1946

 

May 13-16

 

 

Detroit, MI

 

James Craigie

(1899-1976)

Connaught Laboratories

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

 

1947

 

May 13-16

 

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Thomas Francis, Jr.

(1900-1969)

University of Michigan School of Public Health

Ann Arbor, MI 

 

 

1948

 

May 10-14

 

 

Minneapolis, MN

 

Harold Joel Conn

(1886-1975)

New York State Agriculture Experiment Station

Geneva, NY

 

 

1949

 

May 17-20

 

 

Cincinnati, OH

 

William McDowell Hammon

(1904-1989)

School of Public Health and

Hooper Foundation

University of California

San Francisco, CA

 

 

1950

 

May 14-18

50th Anniversary of SAB - Chronicles of the Society of American Bacteriologists 1899-1950

 

 

Baltimore, MD

 

Barnett Cohen

(1891-1952)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

 

 

1951

 

May 27-31

 

 

Chicago, IL

 

Walter James Nungester

(1901-1985)

University of Michigan Medical School

Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

1952

 

Apr 27-May 1

 

 

Boston, MA

 

Rene Jules Dubos

(1901-1976)

Rockefeller Institute

New York, NY

 

 

1953

 

Aug 10-14

 

San Francisco, CA

 

Gail Monroe Dack

(1901-1976)

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

 

 

1954

 

May 2-7

 

 

Pittsburgh, PA

 

Cornelius Bernard van Niel

(1897-1985)

Hopkins Marine Station

Stanford University

Pacific Grove, CA

 

 

1955

 

May 8-12

 

 

New York, NY

 

Halvor Orin Halvorson

(1897-1975)

University of Illinois

Urbana, IL

 

 

1956

 

Apr 29-May 3

 

 

Houston, TX

 

Charles Arthur Stuart

(1893-1962)

Brown University

Providence, RI

 

 

1957

 

Apr 28-May 2

 

 

Detroit, MI

 

Perry William Wilson

(1902-1981)

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

 

 

1958

 

Apr 27-May 1

 

 

Chicago, IL

 

Harry Eagle

(1905-1992)

U.S. Public Health Service

Washington, DC

 

 

1959

 

May 10-14

 

 

St. Louis, MO

 

Philip Rarick Edwards

(1901-1966)

Communicable Disease Center

U.S. Public Health Service

Atlanta, GA

 

 

1960

 

May 1-5

 

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Charles Albert Evans

(1912-

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

 

 

1961

 

Apr 23-27

 

Chicago, IL

 

Herald Rea Cox

(1907-1986)

Lederle Laboratories

Pearl River, NY

 

 

1962

 

May 6-10

 

 

Kansas City, MO

 

John Edward Blair

(1899-1980)

Hospital for Joint Diseases

New York, NY

 

 

1963

 

May 5-9

 

 

Cleveland, OH

 

Robert Lyman Starkey

(1899-1991)

Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ

 

 

1964

 

May 3-7

 

 

Washington, DC

 

John Roger Porter

(1909-1979)

University of Iowa Medical School

Iowa City, IA

 

 

1965

 

Apr 25-29

 

Atlantic City, NJ

 

Orville Wyss

(1912-1993)

University of Texas

Austin, TX

 

 

1966

 

May 1-5

 

 

Los Angeles, CA

 

Riley Dee Housewright

(1913-2003)

U.S. Army Biological Laboratories

Frederick, MD

 

 

1967

 

Apr 30-May 4

 

New York, NY

 

William Bowen Sarles

(1906-1987)

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

 

 

1968

 

May 5-10

 

 

Detroit, MI

 

Salvador Edward Luria

(1912-1991)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

 

 

1969

 

May 4-9

 

 

Miami Beach, FL

 

Dennis Wallace Watson

(1914-    )

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

 

 

1970

 

Apr 26-May 1

 

Boston, MA

 

Edwin Michael Foster

(1917-

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

 

 

1971

 

May 2-7

 

 

Minneapolis, MN

 

Robert Edward Hungate

(1906-2004)

University of California

Davis, CA

 

 

1972

 

 

Apr 23-28

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Morris Frank Shaffer

(1910-1993)

Tulane University School of Medicine

New Orleans, LA

 

 

1973

 

May 6-11

 

Miami Beach, FL

 

Robert George Everett Murray

(1919-    )

University of Western Ontario

London, Ontario, Canada

 

 

1974

 

May 12-17

 

Chicago, IL

 

Linzy Leon Campbell

(1927-    )

University of Delaware

Newark, DE

 

 

1975

 

Apr 27-May 2

 

New York, NY

 

Philipp Gerhardt

(1921-2008)

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

 

 

1976

 

May 2-7

 

 

Atlantic City, NJ

 

Helen Riaboff Whiteley

(1921-1990)

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

 

 

1977

 

May 8-13

 

 

New Orleans, LA

 

Harlyn Odell Halvorson

(1925-2008)

Brandeis University

Waltham, MA

 

 

1978

 

May 14-19

 

 

Las Vegas, NV

 

Aaron Frederick Rasmussen, Jr.

(1915-1984)

School of Medicine,

University of California

Los Angeles, CA

 

 

1979

 

May 4-11

 

 

Los Angeles, CA
(May 4-8) and

Honolulu, HI

(May 8-11) with the  U.S.-Japan Intersociety Microbiology Congress

 

Edwin Herman Lennette

(1908-2000)

California State Department of Health

Berkeley, CA

 

 

1980

 

May 11-16

 

 

Miami Beach, FL

 

Willis Avery Wood

(1921-    )

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

 

 

1981

 

Mar 1-6

 

Dallas, TX

 

Albert Balows

(1921-2006)

Centers for Disease Control

Atlanta, GA

 

 

1982

 

Mar 7-12

 

Atlanta, GA

 

Frederick Neidhardt

(1931-    )

University of Michigan School of Medicine

Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

1983

 

Mar 6-11

 

New Orleans, LA

 

John Charles Sherris

(1921-    )

University of Washington

Seattle, WA

 

 

1984

 

Mar 4-9

 

St. Louis, MO

 

Robert Pierce Williams

(1920-1993)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

 

 

1985

 

Mar 3-8

 

Las Vegas, NV

 

Rita Rossi Colwell

(1934-    )

University of Maryland

College Park, MD

 

 

1986

 

Mar 23-28

 

Washington, DC

 

Moselio Schaechter

(1928-    )

Tufts University School of Medicine

Boston, MA

 

 

1987

 

Mar 1-6

 

Atlanta, GA

 

Jean E. Brenchley

(1944-    )

Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA

 

 

1988

 

May 8-13

 

Miami Beach, FL

 

Barbara H. Iglewski

(1938-    )

University of Rochester Medical Center

Rochester, NY

 

 

1989

 

May 14-19

 

New Orleans, LA

 

Alice S. Huang

(1939-    )

Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital

Boston, MA

 

 

1990

 

May 13-17

 

Anaheim, CA

 

Walter R. Dowdle

(1930-    )

Centers for Disease Control

Atlanta, GA

 

 

1991

 

May 5-9

 

Dallas, TX

 

Joan W. Bennett

(1942-    )

Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

 

 

1992

 

May 26-30

 

New Orleans, LA

 

Richard L. Crowell

(1930-    )

Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

 

 

1993

 

May 16-20

 

Atlanta, GA

 

John Ingraham

(1924-    )

University of California

Davis, CA

 

 

1994

 

May 22-26

 

Las Vegas, NV

 

Gail H. Cassell

(1946-    )

University of Alabama

Birmingham, AL

 

 

1995

 

May 21-25

 

Washington, DC

 

David Schlessinger

(1936-    )

Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, MO

 

 

1996

 

May 19-23

 

New Orleans, LA

 

Carol A. Nacy

(1948-    )

EntreMed, Inc.

Rockville, MD

 

 

1997

 

May 4-8

 

Miami Beach, FL

 

Kenneth I. Berns

(1938-    )

Cornell University Medical College

New York, NY

 

 

1998

 

May 17-21

 

Atlanta, GA

 

Stanley Falkow

(1934-    )

Stanford University School of Medicine

Palo Alto, CA

 

 

1999

 

May 30-Jun 3

 

Chicago, IL

 

Stuart Levy

(1938-    )

Tufts University School of Medicine

Boston, MA

 

 

2000

 

May 21-25

 

Los Angeles, CA

 

Julian Davies

(1932-    )

University of British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

 

 

2001

 

May 20-24

 

Orlando, FL

 

Martha Howe

(1945-    )

University of Tennessee

Memphis, TN

 

 

2002

 

May 19-23

 

Salt Lake City UT

 

Abigail Salyers

(   )

University of Illinois

Urbana, IL

 

 

2003

 

May 18-22

 

Washington, DC

 

Ronald Atlas

(1946-    )

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

 

 

2004

 

May 23-27

 

New Orleans, LA

 

Thomas E. Shenk

(1947-    )

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

 

 

2005

 

Jun 5-9

 

Atlanta, GA

 

James Tiedje

(1942-    )

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

 

 

2006

 

May 21-25

 

Orlando, FL

 

Stanley Maloy

(1953-    )

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

 

 

2007

 

May 21-25

 

Toronto, Ontario,

Canada

 

Diane E. Griffin

(1940-    )

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Baltimore, MD

 

 

2008

 

Jun 1-5

 

Boston, MA

 

Clifford W. Houston

(1949-    )

University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, TX

 

 

2009

 

May 17-21

 

Philadelphia, PA

 

Alison D. O'Brien

(1947-    )

Uniformed Services University

of the Health Sciences

Bethesda, MD

 

 

2010

 

May 23-27

 

San Diego, CA

 

Roberto Kolter

(    )

Harvard University

Boston, MA

 

 

2011

 

May 21-24

 

New Orleans, LA

 

Bonnie Bassler

(    )

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

 

 

2012

 

Jun 16-19

 

San Francisco, CA

 

David C. Hooper

(    )

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

 

2013

 

May 18-21

 

Denver, CO

 

Jeffery F. Miller

(    )

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA


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