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April 10-11, 2015, Eastern Michigan University

If you have already registered or submitted an abstract and you do not see your name under Abstracts Received or Registrations Received, please contact [email protected] with this information.

Friday, April 10
6:00-8:00 pm Student/Faculty Mixer ABC Microbrewery
720 Norris Street
Ypsilanti, MI
7:30 pm Board Dinner  Bigalora
Saturday, April 11
7:45 - 8:45 am Breakfast and Registration McKenny Hall Ballroom
8:50 - 9:00 am Introduction and Welcome McKenny Hall Ballroom
9:00 - 10:00 am Plenary Session 1 McKenny Hall Ballroom

Lucas Argueso, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
"Illusions of safety: What do industrial strains reveal about genomic instability in yeast?"
Assistant Professor and Boettcher Investigator
Department of Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University

10:00 - 11:00 am Poster/Vendor viewing
Coffee Break
McKenny Hall
11:00 -12:00pm

Student Speakers 1-4 (video)
Tayson T. Lin, W
Valerie R. Sponyoe,
Anja Williams, WMU
Tiantian Zhang, WMU

McKenny Hall Ballroom
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch McKenny Hall
Tower and Alumni Rm
1:00 - 1:15 pm Business Meeting McKenny Hall Ballroom
1:15 - 2:15 pm Plenary Session 2 McKenny Hall Ballroom

Aaron Mitchell, PhD (more info) (website) (video)
"Activation and alliance of regulatory pathways during C. albicans infection of a mammalian host"
Department of Biological Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University

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

Mike Babb, MS (more info) (website) (video)
"Brewing yeast handling and influence on beer fermentation, flavor and stability"
Kalsec Hops Fellow, Director of Hops Product Management
Kalamazoo, Michigan

3:30 pm Meeting Adjourns  
3:30 - 4:00 pm Board Meeting

Planning Committee: Anne Casper, Jim Vandenbosch
EMU College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office 
  EMU Biology Department  
  Corporate Partners:  
GG&B Co. Staining Solutions



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