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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

Registration open now!


Abstracts must be submitted by Saturday, March 9 at 11:59 pm EST to be considered for an oral presentation. Abstracts received after this time will only be considered for poster presentations.

The deadline for submitting abstracts for posting to the website is Wednesday, March 20 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.

Friday March 22nd
6:00-8:00 pm ASM Board Dinner (Location: TBD)
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
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

10:10-10:30 am Coffee Break
Poster/Vendor viewing
10:30-11:45am Student talks TBD
11:50-1:00 pm Lunch and Business Meeting
1:00-1:50 pm Plenary Session 2
Penelope Higgs, PhD
Wayne State University
2:00-3:00 pm Poster session
3:00-3:50 pm

Plenary Session 3
Yann Dufour, PhD
Michigan State University

4:00-4:10 pm Awards and announcements
4:10 pm Board Meeting

Planning Committee: Anne Casper & Paul "Skip" Price

Sponsors: TBD
Corporate Partners: TBD
Want to be a corporate sponsor of our 2019 annual meeting?
Please contact Michael A. Cohen at to apply!



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Last updated: December 28, 2018