Important Dates

Abstract Submission is Open

Travel Awards are Open

Registration Opens:
January 3, 2019

Abstract Submission and Travel Awards Close 
January 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m. (ET)

ASM Microbe 2019 Co-Chairs

David Relman, MD
Co-Chair, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

David Aronoff, MD, FIDSA, FAAM
Co-Chair, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Program Committee

Meeting Location 

Moscone Center
747 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103


Clinical and Public Health Microbiology

CPHClinical and Public Health Microbiology (CPHM) — Delve into the science of antibiotic susceptibility testing: new protocols, new drug panels, new drugs in the pipeline, and new organisms to test. Sessions will also deep dive into testing and treatment of Clostridium difficile, a clinically important microbe with growing incidence.


CPHM01: Administering the Clinical/Public Health Microbiology Laboratory

CPHM02: Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

CPHM03: Diagnostic Bacteriology 

CPHM04: Diagnostic Immunology

CPHM05: Diagnostic Mycobacteriology

CPHM06: Diagnostic Mycology 

CPHM07: Diagnostic Parasitology

CPHM08: Diagnostic Public Health Microbiology 

CPHM09: Diagnostic Veterinary Microbiology 

CPHM10: Diagnostic Virology

CPHM11: Laboratory Safety, Security and Biodefense

CPHM12: Molecular Diagnostic Microbiology 

CPHM13: Laboratory Informatics

CPHM14: Practical Tools for Bench Technologists

CPHM15: Global Health Practices and Impact


Attend Innovative Sessions

Infections of the Opioid Epidemic
June 21, 2019 • 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

June 22, 2019 • 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Novel Diagnostics for Pneumonia
June 22, 2019 • 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


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