Buffalo Bites:

Buffets, Beans, Beer and Biomes

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

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


Susan Lynch, Ph. D.
Associate Professor
Division of Gastroenterology
University of California,
San Francisco
“Canary in the Coalmine: The
Neonatal Gut Microbiome and
Childhood Atopy and Asthma

Christina M. Hidalgo, MPH,
Regional Epidemiologist,

New York State Department of Health
“Recent Food-borne Outbreaks
and Food-borne Illness in WNY”

Jazmine Sanchez
Erwin Neter Award Winner
Ph. D. candidate,

University of Rochester
“Cold blooded killer: Investigating Viral Gene Function in Frog Virus 3”

Dinner by Reservation

WNY ASM Business Meeting

Joseph Bustos, Senior Manager
Brewing Quality Innovation
North American Breweries, Inc
Rochester, NY
“Practical Brewing Microbiology: The Art and Science of Yeast Whispering”

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017 (4 – 6 PM)

UB Clinical and Translational Research Center (UB CTRC)
875 Ellicott Street (Room 5019B)
Buffalo NY 14203

Program :

Adriana Kajon, Ph.D.
Scientist, Infectious Disease Program
Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, NM
“Molecular Epidemiology of Adenovirus-Associated Acute
Respiratory Infections: Recent Events of Public Health Relevance”

Daryl Lamson, MT(ASCP)
Assistant Director Special Projects Unit, Virology
Wadsworth Center, NYSDOH
“Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing in Virology”

Kirsten St. George, MAppSc, Ph.D.
Chief, Viral Diseases
Wadsworth Center, NYSDOH
“Recent Mumps Outbreaks in NYS:
Enhanced Analysis with NGS and Protein Molecular Modeling”

Registration: 4:00 – 4:15 PM
Presentations: 4:15 – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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

Program :

Gale R. Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP
Erie County Commissioner of Health,
“The Opioid Epidemic and theRise of Hepatitis C in Erie County”

Andrew H. Talal, MD, MPH
Director, UBMD Center for Clinical Care and
Research in Liver Disease,
University at Buffalo
“New Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment of Liver Disease:
Investigation to Implementation”

Candace Marr, DO
Infectious Disease Fellow,
Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo
“Bacterial Infections Complicating Opioid Use”

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