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April 9-10, 2010, Western Michigan University
"Our Daily Life with Microbes"
Friday, April 9
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Plenary Session 1 1720 Chemistry

Millicent "Mimi" Goldschmidt, PhD (more info) (video)
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Texas - Houston Medical School
"The Effects of the Oral Flora on Health and Disease"

5:00 - 5:30 pm
Student Mixer Chemistry Lobby
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Panel Discussion
"Careers in Microbiology"

1720 Chemistry
7:30 - 9:00 pm Board Dinner Epic Bistro
7:30 - ??? pm Graduate/Undergraduate Students Bell's, Olde Peninsula, Burdick's, Wine Loft, Z lounge (Martini)
Saturday, April 10
7:45 - 8:50 am Breakfast and Registration Chemistry Lobby
8:50 - 9:00 am Introduction and Welcome 1720 Chemistry
9:00 - 10:00 am Plenary Session 2 1720 Chemistry
  Michael Russell, PhD (more info) (video)
Departments of Microbiology & Immunology, and Oral Biology
Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
The State University of New York at Buffalo
“Immunity Where it Matters Most – the Mucosal Frontier”
10:00 - 11:00 am Poster/Vendor viewing
Coffee break
Chemistry Lobby
11:00 - 12:00 pm Student Speakers 1-4 (video) 1720 Chemistry
  Sandra Allen, Central Michigan University (video)
  Brett Hanson, Wayne State University (video)
  Michael J O’Connor, University of Michigan (video)
  Marc P Verhougstraete, Michigan State University (video)
12:00 - 12:30 pm Seminar 1 1720 Chemistry
  Michael T Sweeney (more info) (cv) (video)
Pfizer Animal Health
VMRD-Discovery LS Pharma
“From Discovery to the Field: Antibiotics for Animal Health”

12:30 - 1:40 pm Lunch and Business Meeting  
1:45 - 2:45 pm Plenary Session 3 1720 Chemistry
  Abigail Salyers, PhD (more info) (video)
G. William Arends Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology
The School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“The Mammalian Intestine - A Hotbed of Inter-bacterial Traffic in Antibiotic Resistance Genes”
3:00 - 4:00 pm Ribosomal Database Project Tutorial 2415 Wood Hall
3:00 - 4:00 pm Board Meeting  




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