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K-State host to workshop on rapid methods to detect microorganisms in food

... State University once again is host to a noted microbiology workshop that helps the scientists who test food ... 29th annual Rapid Methods and Automation in microbiology workshop will be June 19-26. The workshop, now ... and automation are a dynamic area in applied microbiology dealing with the study of improved methods in the ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Melissa B. Miller

... The 2009 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Young ... Ph.D., D(ABMM), director, Clinical Molecular microbiology Laboratory, assistant professor, Department of ... outstanding laboratory research in clinical microbiology or antimicrobial agents. Dr. Miller has ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Lynne S. Garcia

... The 2009 American Society for microbiology (ASM) bioMrieux Sonnenwirth Award for Leadership in Clinical microbiology is being presented to Lynne S. Garcia, M.S., ... to ASM, and the advancement of clinical microbiology as a profession. Recognized as one of the ...

American Society for Microbiology honors James W. Snyder

... The 2009 American Society for microbiology (ASM) TREK Diagnostic ABMM/ABMLI Professional ... a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical microbiology (ABMM) or the American Board of Medical ... in 2000, and the American Academy of microbiology colloquium report, "Bioterrorism Threats to our ...

Penn Medicine honored for its historic role in the history of microbiology

... was honored by The American Society for microbiology last Friday with a plaque dedication ceremony ... the designation of its third Milestones in microbiology site. Formally known as the Laboratory of ... one of the founders of the American Society for microbiology started his profession in the Laboratory. "The ...

UTSA, Health Science Center collaborate with Merck & Co. to develop chlamydia vaccine

... highlighting the outstanding research in microbiology and immunology occurring at UTSA and the Health ... Infectious Diseases (STCEID) and professor of microbiology in UTSA's Department of Biology. Chlamydia ... Guangming Zhong, M.D., Ph.D., professor of microbiology and immunology from the Health Science Center, ...

Geisinger piloting innovative laboratory specimen processing instrument

... DANVILLE, PA. Geisinger Medical Center's microbiology lab is the first in the U.S. to use a new ... our technicians for other tasks," said Geisinger microbiology Lab Director Paul Bourbeau, PhD. "It's helping us ... the WASP is a welcome addition to Geisinger's microbiology lab, which performs more than 400,000 tests a ...

ASM and FIND to partner on strengthening infectious disease diagnosis in developing nations

... The American Society for microbiology (ASM) and the Foundation for Innovative New ... while the ASM is sending experts in clinical microbiology to provide training and technical assistance in ... For this purpose, ASM is strengthening clinical microbiology laboratories by mobilizing its members to build ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Victor de Lorenzo

... DCMay 28, 2008The 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) GlaxoSmithKline International Member of the ... as an eloquent international ambassador for microbiology and an exceptional role model for young ... 108th General Meeting of the American Society for microbiology (ASM), June 1 June 5, 2008 in Boston, ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Katharine R. Clapham

... DCMay 28, 2008A 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Raymond W. Sarber Award is being presented ... she was co-author of a publication in Molecular microbiology about the localization of the protein SpoVM, an ... 108th General Meeting of the American Society for microbiology (ASM), June 1 June 5, 2008 in Boston, ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Stephen C. Edberg

... DCMay 28, 2008The 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) BD Award for Research in Clinical microbiology is being presented to Stephen C. Edberg, ... School of Medicine, and Director, Clinical microbiology Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital. Sponsored by ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Regina S. Van Brakle

... DCMay 28, 2008The 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Scherago-Rubin Award is being presented to Regina S. Van Brakle, microbiology Laboratory Supervisor, Walter Reed Army Medical ... 16 years, the past 5 of which she served as the microbiology Laboratory Supervisor. The laboratory has grown ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Marvin Whiteley

... DCMay 28, 2008A 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award is ... recognize excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. Dr. Whiteley, who earned his Ph.D. in microbiology at the University of Iowa and completed his ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Dianne K. Newman

... DCMay 28, 2008The 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Eli Lilly and Company Research Award is ... fundamental research of unusual merit in microbiology or immunology by an individual on the threshold ... 108th General Meeting of the American Society for microbiology (ASM), June 1 June 5, 2008 in Boston, ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Edward F. DeLong

... DCMay 28, 2008The 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Procter & Gamble Award in Applied and Environmental microbiology is being presented to Edward F. DeLong, ... in the deep ocean, while his work in sediment microbiology led to his identification of dystrophic ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Arturo Casadevall

... DCMay 28, 2008The 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) William A. Hinton Research Training Award ... to Arturo Casadevall, Chair, Department of microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of ... 108th General Meeting of the American Society for microbiology (ASM), June 1 June 5, 2008 in Boston, ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Bala Swaminathan

... DCMay 28, 2008The 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Gen-Probe Joseph Award is being presented ... has made many other contributions in the areas of microbiology and public health, including extensive study of ... Dr. Swaminathan received his Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Georgia. The Gen-Probe ...

American Society for Microbiology honors D. Scott Merrell

... DCMay 28, 2008A 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award is ... Scott Merrell, Assistant Professor, Department of microbiology and Immunology at the Uniformed Services ... recognize excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. Dr. Merrell earned ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Eric Skaar

... DCJune 25, 2008 The 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) ICAAC Young Investigator Award will be ... to Eric Skaar, Assistant Professor, Department of microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical ... career scientists for excellence in research in microbiology and infectious diseases. While a graduate ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Adrian M. Zelazny

... DCMay 28, 2008The 2008 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Young ... outstanding applied research in clinical microbiology or antimicrobial therapy. Dr. Zelazny is ... 108th General Meeting of the American Society for microbiology (ASM), June 1 June 5, 2008 in Boston, ...

American Society for Microbiology supports 'One Health' initiative

... 12, 2008Washington, DCThe American Society for microbiology (ASM) has endorsed the One Health Initiative, ... of applying and communicating knowledge of microbiology for the improvement of health and environmental ... disease ecology and zoonotic diseases. microbiology is a major interface among the disciplines of ...

Montana State University research reaches Supreme Court of India

... considered a goddess, but Tim Ford, head of MSU's microbiology department, said it has become a soup of ... India in 2009 as chair of an American Academy of microbiology Colloquium on Water and Health. Hamner's ... to MSU where Susan Broadaway tested them in the microbiology lab and detected 0157:H7 almost immediately. ...

Publication offers labs consensus recommendations for diagnosing parasitic diseases

... Cumulative Techniques and Procedures in Clinical microbiology (Cumitechs) publication series: Cumitech 46 -- ... that cover topics of special interest to clinical microbiology laboratories. Experts cover the optimal procedures for a variety of clinical microbiology techniques. Each Cumitech focuses on a particular ...

Gamma interferon could aid fight against fungal infections

... according to an article in the November issue of microbiology Today. Fungal infections (mycoses) were once ... Other features in the November 2007 issue of microbiology Today include: Interferon: The Early Days ... protection against TB" (page 172) Comment: microbiology a degree of concern (page 200) These are ...

Symposium marks 30th anniversary of discovery of third domain of life

... in particular microbial ecology. In 1977, microbiology professor Carl Woese led the team that identified ... that had been classified as bacteria. Illinois microbiology professor Ralph Wolfe, an expert on these ... collaborators in physics, chemistry, geology and microbiology in a continuing exploration of the genomic ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Hung Ton-That

... 13, 2007 One of the 2007 American Society for microbiology (ASM) ICAAC Young Investigator Awards sponsored ... is being honored for his research excellence in microbiology and infectious disease. Dr. Ton-Thats ... from UCLA, and his Ph.D. from the Department of microbiology and Immunology at the UCLA School of Medicine. ...

Reviews of microbial gene language published in special issue of Trends in Microbiology

... the microbial world have been published in a special issue of Trends in microbiology , co-edited by Virginia Bioinformatics Institute professor Brett Tyler. ... organism, namely the host." The first review in the Trends in microbiology publication describes how the PAMGO Consortium has developed more than ...

Shaw to receive prestigious honor for plant pathology research

... Shaw, Texas A&M University assistant professor of plant pathology and microbiology July 29 in Snowbird, Utah. The honor based on quality, originality and ... of Georgia, he joined the Texas A&M University plant pathology and microbiology department as assistant professor in 2003. He is expected to be promoted ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Arthur P. Guruswamy

... The 2009 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Scherago-Rubin Award is being presented to Arthur P. Guruswamy, ... established by the late Sally Jo Rubin, an active member of ASM's Clinical microbiology Division, in honor of her grandfather, Professor Morris Scherago. Mr. ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Deborah T. Hung

... A 2009 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award is being presented to Deborah ... to treat HIV/AIDS, to recognize excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. Dr. Hung's research focused on the ...

American Society for Microbiology honors George Liu

... A 2009 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award is being presented to George ... to treat HIV/AIDS, to recognize excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. Dr. Liu is honored for his work on microbial ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Jo Handelsman

... Washington, DCDecember 17, 2008The 2009 American Society for microbiology (ASM) Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award will be ... Madison. This award recognizes an educator for outstanding teaching of microbiology to undergraduate students. Dr. Handelsman has taught over 1,100 ...

Two-pronged model could help foil tough cystic fibrosis infections

... scheduled for publication, builds on the collaborative expertise of DMS microbiology and lung physiology labs studying cystic fibrosis infections. Cystic ... heads the laboratory where Moreau-Marquis works, and Dr. George O'Toole of microbiology and immunology. The research combines two results: "We were first to ...

American Society for Microbiology to host 109th general meeting in Philadelphia

... The American Society for microbiology (ASM) will hold its 109th General Meeting May 17-21, 2009 in Philadelphia, ... 3,000 individual scientific presentations spanning the breadth of microbiology and has an expected attendance of 10,000. Microbiologists study living ...

Special issue of BMC Microbiology spotlights standardized language for describing microbes

... Blacksburg, Va. -- A special issue of BMC microbiology highlights some of the recent achievements of scientists developing a ... across a diverse set of microbes." The first paper in the BMC microbiology supplement describes in detail progress made in the community-driven ...

Scientists discover how deadly fungus protects itself

... of the study was Susana Frases-Carvajal, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in microbiology & immunology at Einstein. C. neoformans typically enters the body ... senior author, Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of microbiology & immunology. Scientists have known that the capsule surrounding C. ...

New infant formula safety advice could prevent infant suffering

... The results of a study, published today in the Society for Applied microbiology journal, Letters in Applied microbiology , have shown that Cronobacter species do not grow in wheat-based infant ...

Computation and genomics data drive bacterial research into new golden age

... new analysis methods and abundant data from genomics projects is carrying microbiology forward into a new era. Bacteria in particular are shedding light on ... in Europe with a similar status and quality to the Gordon conferences on microbiology in the USA. The next BACNET meeting is in planning and is likely to be ...

New type of fuel found in Patagonia fungus

... describe their initial observations in the November issue of microbiology . The discovery may offer an alternative to fossil fuels, said Strobel, ... major discovery." Strobel is the lead author of the paper published in microbiology . His MSU co-authors are Berk Knighton and Tom Livinghouse in the ...

Penn State receives new NASA astrobiology grant

... Blair Hedges, professor of biology; Jean E. Brenchley, professor of microbiology and biotechnology; Jennifer L. Macalady, assistant professor of geosciences; J. Greg Ferry, the Stanley Person Professor of microbiology and molecular biology; and Susan L. Brantley, professor of geosciences. ...
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