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Annual Meeting on March 23rd, 2019
"From Bugs to Drugs: Impacts of Environmental and Industrial Microbiology on Drug Discovery"
Eastern University Fish Lake Environmental Education Center

The deadline for submitting abstracts for posting to the website is Thursday, March 21 at 11:59 pm EST. You may submit abstracts after this date, but they may not be posted until after the conference. No guarantee of display stand and poster board availability is made after this date.

If you have already registered or submitted an abstract and you do not see your name under Abstracts Received or Registrations Received, please contact with this information.

Click here for the conference flyer
Friday March 22nd
8:00-10:00 pm
Social Mixer (Location: TBD)
Saturday March 23rd
8:00-9:00 am Registration/ Student poster setup Continental Breakfast and Coffee
9:00-9:10 am Introduction and Welcome: Laura Harris, MI-ASM President
9:10-10:00 am

Plenary Session 1
Barbara Brown-Elliott, Supervisor of the Mycobacteria / Nocardia Laboratory
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) and Recent Developments in the Mycobacteriology Laboratory"
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

10:10-10:30 am Coffee Break
Poster/Vendor viewing
10:30-11:45am Student talks:
Joseph Stewart
Patrick T. McLaughlin
Dawit Gebrhiwot
11:50-1:00 pm Lunch and Business Meeting
1:00-1:50 pm Plenary Session 2
Penelope Higgs, PhD
"Signaling complexity in environmental bacteria: cell fate segregation in Myxococcus xanthus

Wayne State University
2:00-3:00 pm Poster session
3:00-3:50 pm

Plenary Session 3
Yann Dufour, PhD
How do bacteria find their way in a rough world"
Michigan State University

4:00-4:10 pm Awards and announcements
4:10 pm-? ASM Board Dinner and Meeting (Location: TBD)

Planning Committee: Anne Casper & Paul "Skip" Price




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Last updated: March 24, 2019