This will be a HYBRID Event (Attendance LIVE and ONLINE via ZOOM)
Wednesday, April 17th, 2024

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

Map link: UB south campus
Park in Diefendorf or Townsend lots. No permit required after 3 PM.


Emily Ivey, Ph.D. Candidate
Erwin Neter Award Winner 2023,
University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Science
“The Host Factor 90K Restricts SARS-CoV-2 Infection by Targeting the Viral Spike Protein”

Peter Trabold, Ph.D., MBA
Regulatory Affairs Specialist, MDC Associates, Beverly MA
“RATS, I mean rAST! The Coming Revolution in Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing”

Caila Vaughn, Ph.D., MPH
Regional Epidemiologist, New York State Department of Health,
Western Regional Office, Buffalo, New York
“Meningococcal & More: Western Region Epidemiology Updates, Spring 2024”

Wun-Ju Shieh, M.D., MPH, Ph.D. Dr. PH (h.c.) (virtual)
ASM Distinguished Lecturer
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (retired)
“Solving the Puzzle of Unexplained Outbreaks with a Multidisciplinary Approach”

Attendance certificates
available on request