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Current Branch Officers

(terms run July 1-June 30)



Olivia Long

University of Pittsburgh Greensburg



Beth Potter

Penn State Behrend




Ann Marie Furdock

Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, PA




Nancy Trun

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA




Gail Rowe

LaRoche College

Pittsburgh, PA


Alternate Councilor


Marrilee Anderson

Mt. Aloysius College

Cresson, PA


Sustaining Member Chairperson

president-elect fulfills these duties



Jill Keeney

Juniata College

Huntingdon, PA


Branch History

2014 Membership Application - In addition, dues can be paid directly to ASM

Mark your calendars!

2016 ABASM Annual Meeting

November 11-12, 2016

Penn State Behrend, Erie PA

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2015 ABASM Annual Meeting

November 6-7, 2015

University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg

Meeting information (9-9-15 email)

Register online! click here

Tentative schedule

Description of Workshops

2014 ABASM Annual Meeting

            November 7-8, 2014











Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

Read the Press Release review!

ABASM 2014 meeting information

ABASM 2014 combined payment form

ABASM 2014 presentation form

ABASM 2014 membership form

ABASM 2014 registration form



Past Meetings:

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

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


January 2013 newsletter, including highlights of the 2012 Meeting!

2012 ABASM Annual Meeting

November 9-10, 2012

The Pennsylvania State University-University Park

2011 ABASM Annual Meeting

November 4-5, 2011

            Mount Aloysius College






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