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October 26-27, 2012, Ann Arbor
"Nanotechnology Applications to 21st Century Microbiology"
Friday, October 26
6:00-8:00 pm Student Mixer and Reception

Clarion Hotel, link
 2900 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI, 48103

8:00 pm Board Dinner Carlyle Grill
3660 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103(734) 213-9800
Saturday, October 27
7:45-8:45 am Breakfast and Registration Weber's Inn
3050 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 794-2262
8:50-9:00 am Introduction and Welcome  
  Branch President, Audra Swarthout  
9:00-10:00 am Plenary Session 1  

Tarek Hamouda, MD, PhD, MBA (more info) (website) (video)
"Novel Nanoemulsions as vaccine adjuvants"
Director of Vaccine Research, NanoBio Corp., Ann Arbor

10:00 -11:00 am Poster/Vendor viewing
Coffee Break
11:00 -12:00 pm Student Speakers 1-3 (video)
Kanika Bhargava, Wayne State University
"Application of oregano oil nano-emulsions to inhibit foodborne pathogens on bagged lettuce"
Will Fitzsimmons, Eastern Michigan University
"Identification and Analysis of Breaks in Human Common Fragile Sites Using Saccharomyces cerevisiae"
Aparupa Sengupta, Michigan Technological University
"Degradation of Tetracycline by Rhizospheric Bacteria Recovered from an in-vitro Hydroponic Phytoremediation System"
12:00 -1:15 pm Lunch and Business Meeting  
1:15 - 2:15 pm Plenary Session 2  

Mark S. Smeltzer, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
"Nanotechnology: a small solution to the big problem of staphylococcal biofilm associated infection?"
Departments of Microbiology and Immunology and Orthopaedics
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock

2:15 - 2:30 pm Student Award Presentations and Board Announcements  
2:30 - 3:30 pm Plenary Session 3  

Judith Whittum-Hudson, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
"Nanomedicine Approaches to Chlamydiae and Chronic Inflammation"
Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit

3:30 Meeting Adjourns  
3:30 - 4:30 pm Board Meeting  

Planning Committee: Judith Whittum-Hudson, Alan P. Hudson, Michael Cohen and Jim VandenBosch



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