Conference Schedule

 

July 21-24, 2016
Bethesda North Marriott
North Bethesda, MD


 


Thursday, July 21

 

Time

Event

2:00 PM – 9:30 PM

ASMCUE 2016 Program

2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Registration

3:45 PM – 5:30 PM

Conference Welcome and Opening Remarks

Conference Chairperson & Steering Committee
Naomi Wernick, Chair, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Amy Siegesmund, Vice Chair, Pacific Lutheran University
Jaclyn Madden, Abstract Review Chair, 
Harford Community College
Ned Barden, Microbrew Review Chair, MCPHS University
Gaurav Arora, Local Steering Committee, 
Gallaudet University
Jennifer Biddle, Local Steering Committee, University of Delaware
John Buchner, Local Steering Committee, University of Maryland


Opening Plenary Lecture
Integrating Modern Genomic Science into Practical Microbiology: The Case of Food Safety
Eric Brown, Director, Division of Microbiology in the Office of Regulatory Science, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Welcome from the ASM Chief Executive Officer
Stefano Bertuzzi, ASM

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Dinner and Travel Award Recognition

6:45 PM – 8:15 PM 

Concurrent Sessions

8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Reception

 

Friday, July 22

 

Time

Event

7:00 AM – 8:00 PM

ASMCUE 2016 Program

7:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Registration

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast by Topical Areas

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Concurrent Sessions

9:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Concurrent Sessions

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

 

Scientific Sessions (I of II)   

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Lunch and Dissemination Station Resource Fair

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Scientific Sessions (II of II) 

 

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Exhibitor Setup

 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Poster Setup

5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

Plenary Lecture
Pathogenesis of Fungal Infections
Arturo Casadevall, Johns Hopkins University
Editor in Chief, mBio

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Exhibit Opening & Reception 


Saturday, July 23

 

Time

Event

7:00 AM – 4:45 PM

ASMCUE 2016 Program

7:00 AM – 4:45 PM

Registration Area

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast by Location

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Plenary Lecture
Increasing Access to Education and Careers in STEM Field
Shirley Malcom,
American Association for the Advancement of Science

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Exhibits/Poster Sessions/Author Corners

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Poster Session I

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Microbrew Sessions (I of III)

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Poster Session II

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Microbrew Sessions (II of III)

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Microbrew Sessions (III of III)

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Director's Choice: HHMI Night at the Movies 

7:00 PM

Evening Free


Sunday, July 24

 

Time

Event

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast - Free for All!

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Conference Wrap-up 

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Closing Plenary

The State of the Nation: What We Know About Learning Biology
Loretta Brancaccio-Taras, Kingsborough Community College
2016 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Awardee 

 

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Anchor Plenary Session

 

12:00 PM

END OF CONFERENCE

               

 *Schedule subject to change.

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