Rub Out Germs:

Prevention, Identification, and
Treatment Approaches

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

University at Buffalo
Center for Tomorrow
Amherst, NY 14226


4:00 – 4:45 pm

4:45 – 5:45 pm

5:45 – 6:30 pm

6:30 – 6:45 pm

6:45 – 7:30pm

7:30 -8:15 pm


Donald W. Schaffner, Ph.D.
Professor, Rutgers University
Department of Food Science
School of Environmental & Biological Sciences
New Brunswick, New Jersey “Handwashing and Hand Sanitizers
from the Perspective of a Food

John A. Sellick, D.O.
Epidemiologist, WNY Veterans
Administration and Kaleida Health
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University at Buffalo, SUNY
“Surveillance Definitions for Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs)”

Jennifer Colquhoun
Erwin Neter Award Winner
Ph.D. candidate,
University of Rochester Medical Center
“Staphylococcus aureus Rnp A:
Investigation of essential function and identification of novel inhibitors”

Dinner by Reservation and
WNY ASM Business Meeting

Dr. Oscar G. Gomez, M.D., Ph.D.,
Chief, Division of Infectious Disease, Oishei Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Jacobs School of Medicine
University at Buffalo
“Non-0157 Shiga toxin producing
E. coli in the United States”

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hayes Hall, Room 403
3435 Main Street, Buffalo, UB South Campus

Program :

Elaine Haase, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, University at Buffalo
School of Dental Medicine, Division of Oral Biology
“The Oral Microbiome in Sickness and in Health”

Maureen Sullivan, DDS
Chief, Department of Dentistry, Erie County Medical Center
Division of Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics
“Human Papillomavirus-Associated Oral Carcinomas”

David Topham, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Microbiology and Immunology,
Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology
“Prospects for a Universal Influenza Vaccine”

Registration: 4:30 – 5:00 PM
Presentations: 5:00 – 7:15 PM
Dinner: 7:15 PM