Ohio Branch ASM

Spring Meeting 2015

When?
April 17-18
Where?
Lorain County Community College
Spitzer Conference Center
1005 N Abbe Rd
Elyria, OH 44035
Spitzer Conferencee Center
 
Travel to Elyria and LCCC
Driving Directions to Lorain County Community College
Campus Map and Parking Information – Parking is free: Lots 4 and 5 are closest to the Spitzer Conference Center
Lodging Information
Restaurant Information
What?
Social Time
Keynote Lecture
ASM Branch Lecture
Symposium - Environmental and Applied Microbiology
Symposium - Pathogenic and Clinical Microbiology
OBASM Business Meeting
Student Poster Presentations
Student Podium Presentations
Panel Discussion - Careers in Microbiology
Vendor Displays
Banquet and Student Awards Presentation
How?
Do I register for the meeting?

Program Schedule

Friday, April 17 (evening)

6:00 - 7:00

Registration, Poster Setup and Social: John A. Spitzer Conference Center common area

 

7:00 - 7:15

 

Welcome Statement

 

 

 

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7:15 - 8:00

 

Keynote Lecture: John A. Spitzer Conference Center – Room TBA

“Zombies, Ebola, and More, Oh My!”

 

 

 

Christopher Woolverton
Environmental Health Sciences
College of Public Health
Kent State University

 

8:00 - 9:00

 

Social: John A. Spitzer Conference Center common area

           

Saturday, April 18

 

7:30 - 8:30

 

Registration and Social: John A. Spitzer Conference Center common area
Beverage Service
Exhibition/Vendor Setup

 

8:30 - 10:00

 

ASM Branch Lecture: John A. Spitzer Conference Center – Room TBA

“Experimental Evolution as a Genetic Tool: Uncovering a Novel Formaldehyde Stress Response”

 

 

 

Christopher J. Marx
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Science
University of Idaho

 

10:00 - 10:30

 

Break: John A. Spitzer Conference Center common area
Snacks and Beverages Provided

Vendor Showcase

 

10:30 - 12:00

 

Symposia – Concurrent Sessions

 

10:30 - 12:00

 

Session 1: Environmental and Applied Microbiology – Room TBA
Moderators: TBA

 

 

 

“Inhibition of Cystic Fibrosis derived pathogenic Pseudomonas aeruginosa by wild bacterial populations”
Hans Wildschutte
Biological Sciences
Bowling Green State University
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Session 2: Pathogenic and Clinical Microbiology – Room TBA
Moderator: TBA

 

 

 

“Gastrointestinal Microbes - for better or worse”
Narveen Jandu
Biology and Toxicology
Ashland University
“Expression of heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) in the brain correlates with neurocognitive impairments in HIV+ patients”
Suren Ambegaokar
Department of Botany/Microbiology
Ohio Wesleyan University
“Re-annotating the genome and uncovering the hidden world of Staphylococcus aureus small RNAs”
Ronan Carroll
Department of Biological Sciences
Ohio University

 

12:00 - 1:30

 

Lunch and OBASM Business Meeting

 

 

 

or

Lunch on your own ... see Restaurant Information

 

1:30 - 3:00

 

Student Poster Presentations and Judging – Room TBA
Coordinator: Chet Cooper
Poster Board Dimensions are 40" high x 60" wide
Vendor Showcase

Break: Snacks and Beverages Provided

3:00 - 5:00

Student Podium Presentations and Judging – Room TBA
Coordinator: Chet Cooper

5:00 - 6:00

Panel Discussion: Careers in Microbiology – Room TBA

 

The objectives of this discussion are for students and faculty to ask questions about preparing students for careers in microbiology, for non-academic participants to discuss their needs for microbiologists, and for the panelists to provide their unique insights as resources on this topic.

 

 

 

Christopher J. Marx
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Science
University of Idaho
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6:00 - 7:30

Banquet and Student Awards Presentation – Room TBA

Meeting Costs


Registration ... fill out and submit the electronic registration form

Deadline for registration with abstract submission and food options is March 27.

Your check payable to OBASM must be received by Friday, April 10, by the OBASM Secretary/Treasurer at this address:

Erin Murphy
Ohio University
Department of Biomedical Sciences
228 Irvine Hall
Athens, OH 45701

Lodging Information

  • Free Lodging for Students Attending OBASM... information coming soon!