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Current Branch Officers:



Jennifer Koehl (June 2014)

Saint Vincent College



Jeffrey Newman (June 2014)

Lycoming College



Alyssa Bumbaugh

The Pennsylvania State University-University Park, PA



Nancy Trun

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA



Ann Marie Furdock

PA College of Technology

Williamsport, PA

Alternate Councilor

Gail Rowe

LaRoche College

Pittsburgh, PA


Sustaining Member Chairperson

Dr. John Stolz

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA



Dr. Jill Keeney

Juniata College

Huntingdon, PA

ASM Allegheny Branch

Active Members

Branch History

2013 Membership Application - In addition, dues can be paid directly to ASM

January 2013 newsletter, including highlights of the 2012 Meeting!


2013 ABASM Annual Meeting

November 1-2, 2013

Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA

ABASM 2013 Meeting Registration

ABASM 2013 Call for Papers

Student Travel Grants 2013

Non-student Travel Grants 2013

Tentative Schedule 2013


Hotel Information for the ABASM Conference:

The Inn at Mountain View, 300 Scenery Lane, Greensburg, PA 15601,

724-691-0570, $89.00 per night – make sure to mention ABASM by 10/18/13

Wingate By Wyndham, 3470 Route 30, Latrobe, PA 15650,, 724-539-0400, $104.00 per night – make sure to mention ABASM by 10/20/13


Speaker Information for the ABASM Conference:

ASM Branch Distinguished Lecturer – Joseph Petrosino, Ph.D., Director, Alkek Center of Metagenomics and Microbiome Research, Baylor College of Medicine

Environmental Speaker (cosponsored by Powdermill Nature Reserve) – James Kotcon, Ph.D., West Virginia University


Biosafety Workshop Leader – Elizabeth A.B. Emmert, Ph.D., Salisbury University



2012 ABASM Annual Meeting

November 9-10, 2012

The Pennsylvania State University-University Park

Days Inn—Penn State


ASM Branch Lecture by Ferran Garcia-Pichel, University of Arizona

Biofilms Workshop with John Lennox, PSU-Altoona

Bioinformatics Workshop with Jeff Newman, Lycoming College

2011 ABASM Annual Meeting

November 4-5, 2011

Mount Aloysius College

2010 ABASM Annual Meeting

November 5-6, 2010

Lock Haven University - Clearfield Campus

Photo Gallery

2009 ABASM Annual Meeting

November 20-21, 2009

Juniata College

Photo Gallery

Student Award Winners

Business Meeting Minutes


NextGen Sequencing for Undergraduate Research and Curriculum - PowerPoint Presentation

Dr. Vincent Buonaccorsi

Associate Professor of Biology

Juniata College



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