FALL 2017 MEETING

CAFPA-ASM Washington, D.C. Branch 

November 16, 2017

The 2017 fall meeting was jointly hosted by the Capital Area Food Protection Association (CAFPA) (https://www.cafpa.com/) and the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Washington, D.C. Branch. 

​The meeting was a huge success with ~100 attendees and talks by an ASM Distinguished Lecturer and 3 invited speakers. We also had 14 poster presentations by students and early career scientists. 

 

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 11:30 am to 4:00 pm
Location: ​FDA-CFSAN Harvey W. Wiley Federal Building

Keynote Lecture:

Ecology of Indigenous Marine Bacteria such as the Vibrios and the Factors that Allow Them to Cause Disease in Humans and Other Animals

Dr. Jay Grimes
ASM Distinguished Lecturer
The University of Southern Mississippi


Website: ​http://gcrl.usm.edu/cv/grimes.jay/cv.grimes.jay.php

Speakers:

We’re All in this Together: A One Health Approach to Food Safety

Dr. Kali E. Kniel
University of Delaware


Website: canr.udel.edu/faculty/kniel-kali/

Impacts of Unconventional Oil and Gas Wastewater on the Structure and Function of Microbial Communities

Dr. Adam Mumford
U.S. Geological Survey


Website: www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/adam-c-mumford

Integrating Modern Genomic Science into Practical Microbiology: The Case for Food Safety

​Dr. Eric Brown
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

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Bacteria and viruses by DragonArtz - www.dragonartz.net used under CC BY. Recolored from original.

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