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Welcome to the Michigan Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (MI-ASM)
~ An active ASM branch since 1920 ~
MI-ASM Spring 2021 Meeting - Award Winners   Thank you for everyone who participated in this year's virtual meeting, and congratulations to our category winners!   Undergraduate Poster   Identification of the bacteriophage defense mechanisms utilized by the dental pathogen, Streptococcus mutans Leen Issa University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry   Graduate Poster   A Novel Signal Transduction System Controls Cell Fate Segregation in the Myxococcus xanthus Specialized Biofilm Shelby Kasto Wayne State University   Post-doc Poster   BAIT-T to Study the Spatiotemporal Development of In Vitro Oral Biofilms Ting Luo University of Michigan   Undergraduate Oral Presentation   Sgs1-FD Mutants of S. cerevisiae Do Not Exhibit Higher Levels of Error-prone DNA Repair Beth Wasserman Eastern Michigan University   Graduate Oral Presentation   Tāpirins: a "molecular bridge" connecting the thermostable type IV pilus of Caldicellulosiruptor bescii to cellulose Asma Khan Oakland University
2021 Annual MI-ASM Meeting - View Meeting Page BUILDING A BOUNDLESS BIOFILM Saturday, March 20, 2021 via Zoom
9 AM - 4 PM EST
  Hosted by University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry View Online Schedule Download Poster Presentation Info Download 2021 Meeting Schedule Download 2021 Meeting Flyer Plenary Session 1
9:10 - 10:10 AM EST
Biofilms: Ubiquity, Development, and Recalcitrance Dr. Alexander Rickard, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology School of Public Health, University of Michigan Plenary Session 2
1 - 2 PM EST
Internecine Warfare in the Oral Microbiome ASM Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Robert A. Burne Louis and Marge Atkins Endowed Professor Distinguished Professor Department of Oral Biology University of Florida School of Dentistry   Early Career Branch Member Presentations   Dr. Jonathan Finkel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Detroit Mercy   Dr. Sarah Plecha, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Integrated Biomedical Sciences, University of Detroit Mercy     Student Oral Presentation Abstracts due by March 5, 2021 Poster Abstracts due by March 18, 2021   Poster Presenters will share their screen in designated breakout rooms. We recommend creating a poster using the 4' W x 3' H dimension of a normal, horizontal landscape poster and saving it as a pdf. While presenting your poster you can easily zoom in and out on the sections you are discussing using Ctrl + Scroll wheel on a mouse or Ctrl + (+).   We provide a friendly, inclusive environment for students to present their microbial research. We also provide best undergraduate and graduate poster and talk awards. Check out our Conference Preparation area for details!
MI-ASM Brown Bag Lunch-N-Learn Sessions   Check in later for information on our next session.     Subscribe and watch on YouTube!     Are you a graduate student or early career microbiologist and interested in presenting for a future Lunch-N-Learn?   Express your interest
MI-ASM Polo Shirts   Interested in purchasing a polo sporting the MI-ASM logo?   MI-ASM Shirt     MI-ASM Shirt Logo   Quantities available for immediate purchase ($20):   Size XL: 2 Size XXL: 2   Email for more information

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Last updated: March 20, 2021