Demystifying Microbiology:

Mosquitoes, Mycology, Microcephaly and Man!

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

University at Buffalo
Center for Tomorrow
Amherst, NY 14226


4:00 – 4:45 pm

4:45 – 5:45 pm

5:45 – 6:15 pm

6:15 – 6:30 pm

6:30 – 7:15 pm

7:15 – 7:30 pm

7:30 -8:30 pm


Nancy S. Miller, M.D.
Medical Director,
Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory Medicine,
Boston Medical Center
“Fungal Fest: A Potpourri of
Challenges, Conundrums and
Lessons Learned”

Marc Potzler, B.S.
Board Certified Entomologist, Technical Training Director, Buffalo Exterminating
“Mosquito Biology and Control of Aedes Mosquitoes”

Ryan Reddinger
Erwin Neter Award Winner
Graduate Student,

Department of Microbiology
University at Buffalo
“Modulation of Transitions from Colonization to Infection in Dual Species Biofilms”

Dinner by Reservation

WNY ASM Business Meeting

Laura D. Kramer, Ph.D.
Director, Arbovirus Laboratory
NYS Department of Health
Wadsworth Center, Albany, NY “Global Emergence of Zika Virus”

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

UB Center for Tomorrow
Flint Road (near Maple Rd), UB North Campus

Program :

Jill C. Fennell, MD
Pediatric Resident,
University at Buffalo-SUNY
Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
“Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Case History and Experience ”

Cara Clementi, PhD, MLS (ASCP)
Technical Director,
Clinical Microbiology
Kaleida Heath, Buffalo, NY
“Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis of Respiratory Syncytial Virus”

Kari E. Burzlaff, MPH
Emerging Infections Program (EIP) Surveillance Officer,
New York State Department of Health
Buffalo Office, Buffalo, NY
“Emerging Infections Program Presents: Everything Old
Becomes New Again and other Lessons Learned from Microbes”

Registration: 4:30 – 5:00 PM
RSV Presentations: 5:00 – 6:15 PM
Dinner: 6:15 PM
EIP Presentation: 7:00 – 8:00 PM