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October 2-3, 2009, Lake Superior State University map

"Microbiology of the Great Lakes"

Co-hosted by Lake Superior State University and Michigan Technological University
Friday, October 2
4:00 – 5:00 pm High School Student - Panel Event  
5:30 – 6:30 pm Plenary Speaker 1 Art's Center

Dr. Richard Whitman, PhD (more info) (video)
Research Ecologist/Station Chief
Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station
U.S Geological Survey

"It All Comes Out in the Swash"

6:30 – 7:30 pm Student Mixer  
7:15 – 9:00 pm MI-ASM Board Dinner Freighter's (in hotel)
Saturday, October 3
7:45 – 8:50 am Breakfast and Registration  
8:50 – 9:00 am Introduction Superior Room, Walker Cisler Ctr
9:00 – 10:00 am Plenary Speaker 2  
  Dr. Mohamed Faisal, PhD (website) (more info) (video)
Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation
College of Vet. Medicine and Dept of Fisheries and Wildlife
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Michigan State University
"Ecology of the Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus (genotype IVb) in the Laurentian Great Lakes"
10:00 – 11:10 am Poster/Vendor viewing
Coffee break
11:15 – 12:30 pm Student Speakers 1-5

Sangeetha Srinivasan

Evaluation of an automated DNA extraction for environmental samples
Petra Kohler
Inositol Compounds as Nutritional Mediators in the Sinorhizobium meliloti - Alfalfa Nitrogen Fixing Symbiosis

Ratul Saha
Detection and Enumeration of rRNA group I Pseudomonas in Metalworking Fluids and Biofilm formation using Fluorescent in situ Hybridization (FISH)
Mustafa Mazher
Transport of E. coli in Soil Aggregates with Different Agricultural Management Practices

12:40 – 1:40 pm Lunch and Business meeting  
1:45 – 2:45 pm Plenary Speaker 3  
  Thomas Cooley, MS (more info) (video)
Wildlife Biologist
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Wildlife Disease Lab
"Type E Botulism in Michigan: A Historical Review"
3:00 pm Board Meeting  
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