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March 31 - April 1, 2017
  Title: "Nano-parts for micro-life"  
  Michigan State University  

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Friday 31st
4:30 - 6:00 pm
4:30 - 4:40 pm: Introduction - Non-academic Careers in Microbiology
4:40-5 pm: John Vasquez and Stephanie Watts - BEST program at MSU
5-5:20 pm: Pankaj Soni - Scientific careers at Pfizer
5:20-5:40 pm: Casey Droscha Research Scientist at NorthStar Cooperative, Inc.
5:40-6p m: Q&A panel
6:00 - 8:00 pm
ASM Board dinner
8:00 - 10:00pm



Social Mixer at the Pizza House, 4790 S Hagadorn Rd, Stes 114-116, East Lansing, MI 48823


Saturday 1st
8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast and Registration  
9:00 - 9:10 am Introduction and Welcome  
9:10 - 10:00 am Plenary Session 1 by Briana Burton, PhD
"Genes without Borders: Towards a Mechanistic Understanding of DNA Uptake"
University of Wiscosin-Madison
10:10-10:30 am Poster/Vendor viewing
Coffee Break
10:30- 12:00 pm Student/Postdoc Speakers 1-4
12:00- 1:00 pm Lunch and Business Meeting  
1:00 - 1:50 pm
Plenary Session 2 by Guillaume Lambert,  PhD

"Quantitative Single Cell Biophysics: Unraveling Bacterial Adaptation Dynamics under Fluctuating Environments"
Cornell University
1:50 - 3:00 pm Poster session  
3:00 - 3:50 pm Plenary Session 3 by Julie Biteen, PhD
"Understanding Molecular-Scale Biophysics with Single-Molecule Imaging: From Model Bacterial Systems to Microbiomes"
University of Michigan

3:50-4:00 pm

Awards and announcements

4:00 pm Board meeting  


Planning Committee:

Neal Hammer and Yann Dufour


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