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Microbiology @ Cornell Symposium

 

THANK YOU to all who attended our 5th Annual Microbiology Symposium!  Be sure to SAVE THE DATE for next year:

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019

 

 


 

Monday, October 8, 2018

Dr. Chris Sassetti

The 5th Annual Microbiology Symposium at Cornell will highlight the diversity of microbiological research at Cornell and in the Finger Lakes region.  Our goal is to provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and networking.  This all-day event will feature a key note address by Dr. Chris Sassetti from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, short talks, and a poster session highlighting on-going research projects on campus and beyond Cornell.  Please REGISTER BELOW!

 

2018 Symposium Schedule

Location: 

  • Welcome remarks and all talks will be in the Stocking Hall Conference Center, PepsiCo Auditorium (146 Stocking)

  • All breaks, meals, awards and poster session will be held in 148 Stocking Hall

8:30-9:00

BREAKFAST

9:00-9:15

Esther Angert, Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15-9:30

Evgeniya Nazarova, The genetic requirements of fatty acid import by M. tuberculosis within macrophages

9:30-9:45

Andrew St. James, Vertical diversity and community structure profiles of two contrasting northern peatlands

9:45-10:00

Lydia Baker, Lack of co-divergence with anglerfish hosts contradicts vertical transmission of genetically reduced luminous symbiont

10:00-10:15

Trevor Cross, Antibiotic tolerance by sphere formation in opportunistic pathogens

10:15-10:45

COFFEE BREAK

11:00-11:15

Fangchen Liu, Microhabitat platform to study harmful algal blooms

11:15-11:30

Josh Garcia, Developing crop microbiomes for enhanced plant productivity

11:30-11:45

Myfanwy Adams, Mechanistic understanding of the novel RexA lytic switch

11:45-12:00

BREAK

12:00-1:00

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Chris Sassetti, Systems genetics of tuberculosis

1:00-2:00

LUNCH

2:00-3:30

Awards, Posters and Networking

Microbiology Symposium Registration

Presentation Title Submissions

For ORAL PRESENTATION, please enter the Title and Presenter. For POSTER PRESENTATION, please enter the Title and Authors.

Selections for oral presentations will be made by Sept. 28.
Please direct questions to Esther Angert at era23@cornell.edu