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NCASM Fall Meeting: Saturday, October 4, 2014:
The NCASM Fall 2014 meeting featured the latest in the world of virology. Good science, good colleagues,and good food. There were nearly 200 who attended the meeting, with nearly half of those coming from our college student ranks. The future of NCASM is looking bright.
It's alot of work to organize and run a meeting of this caliber. Thanks again to the volunteer efforts of the Program Planning Committee.
To view the meeting program: Click here.
A bonus: With the permission of the speakers, we are able to post the powerpoint slides from several of the presentations. Click on any of the talks below to access a pdf file of the presentation:
Comparative Virology, Loy Volkman, PhD, UC Berkeley
Multiplex Detection of Dengue and other viral pathogens, Jesse Waggoner, MD, Stanford Univ School of Medicine
Vaccine Preventable Disease Spots - A Rash of Measles, Jill Hacker, PhD, MPH
How Viruses Cause Cancer, Warren Levinson, MD, PhD, UCSF School of Medicine
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,
Jose Montoya, MD, Stanford Univ Medical Center
The California Association of Public Health Laboratory Directors (CAPHLD) Annual Institute will be held October 14 - 17 in Carmel, California. For more information about this meeting, visit their website at: www.caphld.org/
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) will be held in San Antonio, TX, Nov 12-15, 2014:
This acclaimed conference provides an opportunity for students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to present their research through poster and oral presentations and expand their scientific and professional development through innovative sessions, as well as networking opportunities. Students also learn about graduate schools, summer research opportunities, and postdoctoral fellowships by participating in the ABRCMS exhibits program.
Abstract and Travel Award Deadlines September 5: Abstract Submission and Student Travel Award Deadline
Announcements (August 2014):
Student Participation - the Future of ASM & NCASM
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
Microbiome/Microbiota R & D and Business Collaboration Forum.
New Job Postings (August 21, 2014)
Southern California ASM (SCASM) also offers excellent meetings and professional opportunities.
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