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One Health and
Challenges in Microbiology

November 3, 2023 I 10 AM-4 PM
American Society for Microbiology Headquarters
Washington, D.C.

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Join DC area microbial scientists (professionals and students) for an exciting meeting of science and networking!!

​This year's Fall meeting is a one day symposium highlighting cutting edge research as well as providing opportunities for networking and outreach. We are holding the meeting at the headquarters of the American Society for Microbiology. 

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.

We will have :

-Two Keynote Speakers (invited)

-Longer Talks (12-15 min, Submitted)

-Lightning Talks (3-5 min, Submitted)

Abstract Submissions:  All are welcome to submit abstracts for talks.  Students and early career scientists are highly encouraged to submit.  Abstract (max. 250 words) submissions for talks are due by October 6th; submit via email to Abstract guidelines can be found here.

ASM DC Branch mugs ($15) and Notebooks ($10) are offered for sale on the registration page and will be on sale at the meeting.


Registration: $15-Professional, $10-Post-doc, $5-Student.
If you are unable to pay for any reason, please let us know (


American Society for Microbiology Headquarters

1752 N. St, NW

Washington, D.C. 20036

(click on map for directions from your location)

Accessible via Metro (Farragut North, Farragut West, & Dupont Circle).  There are several parking garages in the area.

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Networking/Social Mixer
4-5:30 pm

Panelists Include:
Ms. Elizabeth Reed, Microbiologist, FDA
Ms. Christina Ferreira, Molecular Microbiology Research Scientist, FDA

@ASM Headquarters
Directly following the meeting we will have a career panel, networking and social mixer
Light beverages and snacks provided.

Dr. Robert Ferguson, President, Strategic Consulting, Inc.

ASM Distinguished Lecturer

Dr. Wun-Ju Shieh,

Centers for Disease Control and Infection (Ret.)


Presentation title: One Health and Recent Challenges of Emerging Zoonoses,-MD,-MPH,-PhD,-DrPH-h-c

CAFPA Invited Speaker

Dr. Andrea Ottesen

Center for Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Presentation title: One Health, One Data: High Through Put Monitoring of Antimicrobial Resistance Across Agroecology

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Interested in sponsoring the meeting? Want to have a table to advertise your organization?


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