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.
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.
February 22, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
802 12th Street Northwest
AAAS is right next to the Metro Center station and there are a number of nearby parking garages.
Enter the building at the entrance at the intersection of 12th and H street, which is diagonal from the Marriott.
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
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
1752 N St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
February 21, 10:30 am to 5:15 pm
Join us for a student and postdoc meeting on Friday, February 21st for an excellent opportunity to network and be inspired!
The meeting will include:
An Imposter Syndrome Workshop presented by Dr. Ericka Boone from NIH
4 early career talks
A Career Panel and Q&A with Dr. Rita Colwell, Dr. Joel Kostka, Dr. Ericka Boone.
A presentation by ASM Journals on What's New in Publishing.
Lunch is provided.
All poster presenters are asked to hang their posters during check-in from 9:30-10:30 am.
The poster session will be held from 2:30 - 4:00 pm.
Coffee will be served and a number of exhibitors will be present.
Abstracts for the 30 posters presentations can be downloaded from the link on the right.