Our Fall Menu:

Raw, Resistant, and Relevant for the Microbiology Connoisseur

Tuesday, Nov.5, 2019

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


Edward G. Dudley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Food Science The Pennsylvania State University
Institute for Cyber Science
University Park, PA
“Make Mine Raw , Unprocessed, and Preservative-free, Please”

Karl O. A. Yu, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.P.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics University at Buffalo
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatrics
Oishei Children’s Hospital
“Not MRSA….Not MSSA….but Somewhere in Between”

Christian P. Ahearn, Ph.D.
Erwin Neter Award Winner
Postdoctoral Scientist Center for Microbial Pathogenesis
Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus,Ohio
“Discovery of a putative nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae human respiratory invasin”

Dinner by Reservation and
WNY ASM Business Meeting

“Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Intervention: Case Presentations by New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)”

Registration Deadline: Oct 28, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

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

Program :

Christina Hidalgo, M.P.H.
Regional Epidemiologist, NYSDOH, Buffalo NY
“Recent Communicable Disease Investigations in WNY”

Bryon Backenson, M.S.
Deputy Director for Disease Control,
Bureau of Communicable Disease Control, NYSDOH, Albany, NY
“Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases: Where does
the data come from, and what is that data telling us?”

Danielle Wroblewski, M.S.
Supervisor, MALDI-TOF MS Laboratory, Wadsworth Center
NYSDOH, Albany, New York
“MALDI-TOF MS: Its Impact and Success”

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