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SAVE THE DATE: NCASM Spring 2015 Meeting, March 6 & 7:
NCASM Fall Meeting 2014 Recap:
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 takes 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
Announcements (November 2014):
1. Professional Skills Building Opportunities for Graduate Students and Post-docs: The ASM Scientific Writing and Publication Institute (SWPI) is holding a workshop in March 2015 for Graduate Students and Post-docs. Registration deadline is December 10, 2014. Click here for more information or contact Dennis Mangan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2. Student Participation - the Future of ASM & NCASM
New Job Postings (December 16, 2014)
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