ASM WASHINGTON, D.C. BRANCH
SPRING 2020 MEETING
Applied Microbiology from the Isolate to the Ecosystem
February 21-22, 2020
Join DC area microbial scientists (professionals and students) for an exciting meeting of science and networking!!
The Spring Meeting is a 2-day symposium with day 1 being student-focused and day 2 covering “Applied Microbiology from the Isolate to the Ecosystem.” Our goal with the 2-day format is to provide different platforms for DC area students and professionals to communicate and learn about important topics in the microbial sciences. To learn more about each section of the meeting use the buttons below.
Registration is required and the fee covers lunch, refreshments, and continuing education credits.
$10 for students & postdocs (for both days of the meeting)
$30 for professionals
This event is open to all -- students and early career scientists are especially encouraged to attend.
- ASM Washington, D.C. Branch (DC ASM) is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.
- Note: there will be no on-site registration.
February 22, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1200 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
The building entrance is at the corner of H and 12th Streets NW.
Climate, Oceans, and the Human Microbiome
Dr. Rita R. Colwell
Distinguished University Professor
Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
University of Maryland
ASM Distinguished Lecturer
The Sphagnum Phytobiome: A Team of Ecosystem Engineers in Resource Limited Peatlands
Dr. Joel E. Kostka
Schools of Biology and Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Georgia Institute of Technology
From Bat Swabs to Human Blood: Enrichment Sequencing for Enhanced Detection and Genetic Characterization of Pathogens
Dr. Kimberly A. Bishop-Lilly
Head, Genomics & Bioinformatics Dept.
Naval Medical Research Center
Early Career Speakers
Infection-elicited microbiota enhances colonization resistance
Dr. Apollo Stacy
IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Mycobacterium tuberculosis mmpL11 is required for plasma membrane homeostasis in lipid-rich conditions
Dr. Ankur Bothra
Visiting Research Fellow
National Institutes of Health
Early Career Meeting
February 21, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
1752 N St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Join us for a student and postdoc meeting on Friday, February 21st. Arrive 10-11 AM to check in and the day will wrap up at 4:30 PM.
The meeting will include an Imposter Syndrome Workshop presented by Dr. Ericka Boone from NIH. Additionally, there will be career talks plus a Q&A with Dr. Rita Colwell, Dr. Joel Kostka and Dr. Ericka Boone. Students and postdocs will present four early career talks selected from submitted abstracts (due December 31). Lunch provided. This is an excellent opportunity to network and be inspired!