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