News, Links & Updates - Hot Zone
Spring 2017 NCASM Meeting held March 3/4, 2017 at the Pleasanton Hilton:
Another great NCASM meeting that was attended by well over 200 professional microbiologists and college students. Excellent talks, discussions, networking, exhibits, posters, meals, etc. Thank you to the organizers and to those who attended. Some of the powerpoints will be posted from this website in the next month - Stay tuned.
To view the Spring 2017 Meeting Program, click here.
Images from Past Meetings
|The NCASM Executive Team that brought us the Fall 2015 meeting. Great job guys. Thanks!
||Over 30 students attended the Fall 2015 Meeting. The future of NCASM is looking great.
NCASM Officer Election Coming Soon:
Thank you to the executive officers who served NCASM the past 2 years, maintaining the high standards we are all used to. NCASM and our discipline are stronger because of your dedication to the education and promotion of microbiology in northern California. NCASM will soon hold an election for officers to serve 2017 - 2019. Stay tuned for more on the upcoming election. Officers who guided NCASM the past 2 years are:
President: Jennifer Kyle, PhD, CLS, Research Scientist III, Microbial Disease Lab, CDPH
Vice President: Hamida Nusrat, PhD, PHM, Faculty, CLS Program, SFSU
Secretary: Amy D. Kingsley, CLS, UC Davis Medical Center
Treasurer: Barbara Haller, MD, PhD, Chief of Microbiology, SF General and Trauma Center & HS Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF
ASM Councilor: Katya Polovina, BS, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UCSF
ASM Alternate Councilor: Mark Pandori, PhD, Director Alameda County Public Health Lab & Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF
Announcements (November, 2016):
1. Student Participation - the Future of ASM & NCASM (click here to read the article from ASM News)
2. Please send us your Student Chapter Website URL and we'll link it from our "Student Chapters" web page.
3. Interested in exobiology or science education? The Chabot Space and Science Center is looking for adult volunteers. For more information, go to: www.chabotspace.org/adult-volunteers.htm
New Job Postings (January 19, 2017) - New postings for Karius Inc, Fresno Community Medical Center, Marin General Hospital Microbiology Supervisor, and City of Santa Cruz Environmental Microbiologist.
Southern California ASM (SCASM) also offers excellent meetings and professional opportunities.