WNY American Society for Microbiology Fall Symposium


Published September 28, 2016

Western New York American Society for Microbiology's Fall Symposium is Tuesday October 25th

Mosquitoes, Mycology, Microcephaly and Man!


The Western New York Branch of the American Society is hosting their annual fall symposium featuring Dr. Nancy Miller (Boston University Medical Center), Dr. Laura Kramer (New York State Department of Health) and Dr. Marc Potzler (Buffalo Exterminating). This event will be held Tuesday October 25th, 2016 at the University at Buffalo’s Center for tomorrow from 4:00-8:30 pm. Program and details follow below:

4:00 – 4:45 pm

4:45 – 5:45 pm
Nancy S. Miller, M.D.
Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory Medicine, Boston Medical Center
“Fungal Fest: A Potpourri of Challenges, Conundrums and Lessons Learned”

5:45 – 6:15 pm
Marc Potzler, B.S.
Board Certified Entomologist,
Technical Training Director, Buffalo Exterminating
“Mosquito Biology and Control of Aedes Mosquitoes"

6:15 - 6:30 pm
Ryan Reddinger
Erwin Neter Award Winner
Graduate Student, Department of Microbiology University at Buffalo
"Modulation of Transitions fromColonization to Infection in DualSpecies Biofilms"

6:30 – 7:15 pm
Dinner by Reservation – This is buffet style including appetizers, roast chicken, vegetarian pasta bake, and more

7:15 – 7:30 pm
WNY ASM Business Meeting

7:30 - 8:30 pm
Laura D. Kramer, Ph.D.
Director, Arbovirus Laboratory
NYS Department of Health
Wadsworth Center, Albany, NY
"Global Emergence of Zika Virus"

Deadline: Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

Cost of Membership in WNY ASM Branch plus Dinner: $25.00 ($15.00 membership + $10 dinner)

Cost of Dinner for Members of WNY ASM (who paid their 2015 dues via the ASM Website): $10.00

For Students, cost for Branch Membership plus Dinner: $5.00

Please send your name, address, phone number, email and institutional affiliation to Lynn Connors along with your check. Make checks payable to: Lynn Connors, Treasurer WNY ASM 23 Chisholm Trail Orchard Park, NY 14127 H 662-7552; W 829-5184.