Schedule2018

Spring Meeting 2018

March 23 – 24, 2018

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701

Building(s) TBD

 

Program Schedule (TBD)

Friday, March 23, 2018
6:00p-7:00 Registration – Room TBD
Poster Setup and Social – Room TBD
7:00-7:10 Opening Remarks – Room TBD
7:15- 8:15 OBASM Keynote Lecture – Room TBD
“Title TBD”
Dr. Tara Smith

College of Public Health
Kent State University
8:15-9:00 Social – TBD
Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:30a-8:30 Registration – Room TBD
Poster Setup – Room TBD
8:30-10:00 ASM Branch Lecture – Room TBD
Hunting the Role of the World’s Smallest Hunters, the Bdellovibrionales

Henry Neal Williams 
School of the Environment
Florida A&M University
10:00-10:30 Break – Snacks and Beverages
10:30-12:00 Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Environmental and Applied Microbiology
Session 2: Medical Microbiology
Session 1: Environmental and Applied Microbiology
Room TBD
Moderator:  TBD
10:30-11:00 “Title TBD”

Xin Wang
Department of Microbiology
Miami University
11:00-11:30 “Title TBD”
Speaker TBD
11:30-12:00 “Title TBD”
Speaker TBD
Session 2: Medical Microbiology
Room TBD
Moderator:  TBD
10:30-11:00 Chagas disease: The road from the lab bench to community interventions

Mario Grijalva
Director, Tropical Disease Institute
Ohio University
11:00-11:30 Rapid evolution and diversification of an expanded gene family in Candida albicans

Matthew Anderson
Department of Microbiology
The Ohio State University
11:30-12:00 Title TBD
Speaker TBD
12:00-1:30 OBASM Business Meeting or Lunch on your own
1:30-3:00 Poster Presentations and Judging – Room TBD
Coordinator: TBD
Poster Dimensions: Maximum 60 inches wide by 40 inches tall
3:00-5:20 Podium Presentations and Judging – Room TBD
5:20-6:20 Mentoring in Microbiology  – Room TBD

Henry Neal Williams 

6:20-8:20 Banquet and Student Awards Presentations – Room TBD