Date(s) - 11/10/2016 - 11/12/2016
The University of Texas at Dallas
November 10-12, 2016
Location: The University of Texas at Dallas (utdallas.edu)
Richardson, Texas 75080
Please mark your calendars to attend the 2016 Texas Branch Fall Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. This meeting will be hosted by The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, Texas on November 10th to 12th. The conference will include both faculty and student oral presentations, in topics that range across microbiology, as well as molecular and cellular biology. We will also have an afternoon dedicated to undergraduate and graduate student poster presentations, and will award prizes for the best talks and posters in each category.
We look forward to seeing you at UT Dallas! Whoosh!
We try to keep registration fees low, to encourage faculty members to bring as many students as possible. Early registration will end on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11:59pm. All registration categories will increase by $25 at that time.
The registration fee includes all meals on Friday and breakfast on Saturday.
Register now to attend!
There are various hotels near UT Dallas to choose from for your stay. Please contact the hotels directly for discounted rates and reservations.
|Hyatt House Dallas/Richardson||2301 N. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 7080
|Must Request: University of Texas at Dallas Preferred Rate|
|Holiday Inn Dallas/Richardson||1655 N. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080
|Must Request :UTD rate|
|Hyatt Regency North Dallas||701 E. Campbell Rd.
Richardson TX, 75081
|Must Request: UT Dallas Rate; Go online and select your dates, then enter the Corporate Code 48147 (limited availability of rooms at $89 – $119 rate)|
|Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Richardson||1001 President G. Bush Turnpike
Richardson, TX 75080
|Must Request :UTD rate
|Renaissance Dallas/Richardson||900 E. Lookout Drive
Richardson, TX 75082
|Must Request:UTD rate – $105/ night
Online: use code LKUD
Parking: Valet parking, fee: $19/ day & On-site parking, fee: $15/ day
|Wingate by Wyndham Richardson/Dallas||1577 Gateway Boulevard
Richardson TX, 75080
|Rate Confirmed: $84/ night Call Hotel Directly to Make Reservations Request Group Code: CGASMG
Group Name: UTD ASM Group
Parking/ Transportation: Free Parking, and Shuttle within 5 mile radius of hotel
|Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Plano/ Richardson
(OPENING OCTOBER 2016)
|1805 East George Bush Highway
Plano TX, 75074
|Must Request: University of Texas at Dallas Preferred Rate (includes Wi-Fi and Shuttle within 5 mile radius of hotel)
There will be four categories of student competition and awards. The categories will be at the Undergraduate and Graduate level, both for Posters and Oral Presentations. If you or your students submit an abstract, please be sure to indicate on the form if you are an undergraduate or graduate student and if you would like to present your work as a poster or a 15-min talk.
We will accept Abstract submissions until October 14th.
Upload a one-page abstract via the Abstract Submission Page.
PLEASE name your abstract file as follows: u (undergraduate) or g (graduate) or p (post-doc) followed by last name and first name initial.
For example: John Smith undergraduate student will save his abstract file as: usmithj; Mary Jones graduate student will save her abstract file as: gjonesm
Please indicate whether you are interested in a poster or an oral presentation. Student oral presentations will be limited to 15 minutes in length.
Posters should not be larger than 48 inches wide.
Your picture may be used on our website.
DEADLINE: October 14th, 2016
We are still arranging free-parking for the conference attendees, and we will post the information a soon as possible.
Dr. Kelli Palmer – Kelli.Palmer@utdallas.edu
Dr. Stephen Spiro – firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Auxiliary Associate:
Jazmin Cabrera – Jazmin.Cabrera@utdallas.edu
Cancellations and Refunds
If a cancellation is received before or on October 21st, a registration refund will be processed.
Registration and abstracts: Dr. Kelli Palmer.
Bookings are closed for this event.