Illinois Branch ASM (Illinois Society for Microbiology) Spring 2015 Meeting

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The Illinois Society for Microbiology (Illinois Branch of the American Society for Microbiology)

 

Spring 2015 Meeting

 

Meeting Theme:  “Paradigm Shift in Microbiology”

 

Date:  May 6 - 7, 2015

 

Location:  White Eagle Golf Club, Naperville, Illinois

 

P.A.C.E. ® Credits Available:  Completion of one day of the program will provide 4.0 CE contact hours of continuing education and both days will provide 8.0 CE contact hours.  Instructional level is Intermediate.

 

ASM Distinguished Lecturer: 

Valerie J. Harwood, Ph.D.

Professor, Integrative Biology

University of South Florida

“The Life and Times of “Swamp Death” – Vibrio vulnificus, Ecology and Virulence”

 

Other Meeting Features: 

  • Sessions/Scientific Talks – with Diverse Array of Speakers and Topics
  • Case Studies
  • Poster Competition
  • Exhibits
  • Wine and Cheese Social
  • Networking Opportunities

 

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DEADLINE: Friday, May 1, 2015

 

For Program and Registration Details:  MEETING FLYER

 

Contact:

Asif Saiyed

President, Illinois Society for Microbiology (Illinois Branch ASM)

312-238-2914

asaiyed@ric.org

 

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Theobald Smith Society New Jersey Branch ASM 2015 Meeting in Miniature and Call for Award Nominations

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Theobald Smith Society (TSS), New Jersey Branch of the American Society for Microbiology

 

Meeting in Miniature and Waksman Honorary Lectureship

 

Date:  April 30, 2015

Location:  Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

INFORMATION for AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIP and ABSTRACTS

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WAKSMAN AWARD –

The Annual Waksman Honorary Lectureship is awarded to a scientist who has a distinguished career in science and who has made a significant contribution to the field of microbiology.  Nominee need not be a member of TSS.

Nomination Instructions:  CLICK HERE

Deadline for receipt of nominations:  March 31, 2015

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YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD –

The TSS Young Investigator Award recognizes the achievements of young investigators in the junior stages of their career, working in either academics or industry.  Students, colleagues, senior scientists or research directors are all encouraged to nominate exceptionally qualified people for this award, which is not open to post-doctoral fellows.  The winner will receive a certificate of award and be asked to address TSS at a future evening meeting. Nominee need not be a member of TSS.

Nomination Instructions:  CLICK HERE

Deadline for receipt of nominations:  March 31, 2015

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GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP –

A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student studying microbiology or a related field.  The student must be matriculated at an institution within the geographical boundaries of TSS and may receive the award only once in his or her graduate career.  Successful candidate MUST be a member of TSS.

Nomination Instructions:  CLICK HERE

Deadline for receipt of applications:  March 31, 2015

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – POSTER AND ORAL PRESENTATIONS –

Abstracts of short papers of original scientific research are being solicited from undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral and industrial researchers for poster presentations for the TSS Annual Meeting in Miniature.  Cash prizes will be awarded for outstanding presentations in appropriate categories.  You need not be a member of TSS to participate in the poster presentations.

Abstract Submission Instructions:  CLICK HERE

Deadline for receipt of abstracts:  April 10, 2015

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Award Flyer:  CLICK HERE

 

Branch Contact:

Donna Fennell

President, Theobald Smith Society, New Jersey Branch ASM

Associate Professor

Department of Environmental Sciences

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

14 College Farm Road

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

fennell@envsci.rutgers.edu  

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