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The South Carolina Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (SCBASM) would like to invite you to attend its Spring Meeting that will be held on Saturday April 9, 2016, at the Basic Science Building, MUSC, in Charleston, SC.  The Keynote presentation will be delivered by Dr. Jill R. Stewart from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  The program also will include lectures by Dr. Isaure De Buron, Department of Biology, College of Charleston, Charleston; Dr. Natalie Sutkowski, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, MUSC, Charleston; Dr. Mark Wiencek, Milliken & Company, Spartanburg; and Dr. Natasha Sharp, Guild BioSciences, Charleston.  The morning sessions will also feature poster presentations from both undergraduate and graduate students.  

We hope that you and your colleagues will recognize this meeting as an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and network with fellow scientists within South Carolina and will encourage undergraduate and graduate students, as well as post-docs to submit abstracts for poster presentations.  Awards will be presented to the top undergraduate and graduate student poster presentations.  Registration and abstract submission will be open March 14th -28th, 2016 on the branch website (

The South Carolina Branch of the American Society for Microbiology mission is to serve as a professional networking venue for like-minded scientists within a limited geographic area in order to facilitate discussions, foster collaborations, and help students acquaint themselves with the mechanics of a scientific meeting.

Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students

ASM Branch Members


Free - if attending with ASM Branch Member (in good standing)




$10.00 - if attending without ASM Branch Member

All registration fees include continental breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks.  Membership dues for all are $15.00 and free for all students (undergraduate and graduate).  Please note that we can only accommodate cash or checks.

Registration and abstract submission deadline has been extended to March 31, 2016

The link for registration and abstract submission is:

Please check the website for the final program and updates.
A PDF copy of the meeting announcement can be downloaded here.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

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