Date(s) - 10/19/2017 - 10/21/2017
Texas A&M University
Please mark your calendars to attend the 2017 Texas Branch Fall Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology!
This meeting will be hosted by the Texas A&M University in College Station on October 19th-21th. 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 Hildebrand Equine Complex of Texas A&M University in College Station!
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 11, 2017 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.
Abstract submission will close at midnight on October 4th.
Register now to attend!
There are various hotels near the TAMU Hildebrand Equine Complex to choose from for your stay. Please contact the hotels directly for discounted rates and reservations.
- Number of rooms blocked: 30 Kings and Double Beds
- Negotiated rate: $139.00/night includes complimentary continental breakfast
- Hotel Reservation Group Code: TXASMCC
- Limited number of rooms available at this rate. Contact hotel for information.
- Map from hotel to Hildebrand Equine Center
- Distance from hotel to Hildebrand Equine Center : 3.0 miles
- Hildebrand Equine Center (Meeting Location)
- Interactive Map of TAMU Campus
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 4th.
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 4th, 2017
Free parking is provided in designated parking lots directly adjacent to the Hildebrand Equine Complex.
Conference Committee Co-Chairs:
Dr. James Samuel- firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Paul de Figueiredo- email@example.com
Dr. Carolyn L. Cannon- firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Zhilei Chen- email@example.com
Dr. K. Yeon Choi- firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Jenny A. Hyde- email@example.com
Cancellations and Refunds
If a cancellation is received before or on October 5th, a registration refund will be processed.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the meeting Chair, Dr. Paul de Figueiredo.
Registration and abstracts: Dr. Zhilei Chen.
This event is fully booked.