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American Society for Microbiology, Maryland Branch Ltd. Dinner-Meeting

Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:00-9:00 PM



  • 6:00-7:00 pm  Social hour (hotel bar, 1st floor)

  • 7:00-8:00 pm  Dinner (Mezzanine)

  • 8:00-8:15 pm    Business meeting

  • 8:15-9:15 pm      Speaker presentation

Sewage will Save The World: Bacteriophage as a Cure for Superbugs

Presented by

Bri'Anna Horne

Clinical Coordinator and Microbiologist

at Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Gaithersburg, MD

Bri’Anna Horne is responsible for providing phage therapies to patients who have developed drug-resistant infections on an emergency basis and works with a team to produce these bacteriophages. Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Inc. ( is a clinical-stage company whose therapeutic approach to multi-drug resistant bacteria is based on technology developed at the Biological Defense Research Directorate (BDRD) of the US Navy.


Delta Hotels by Marriot Baltimore North

(formerly Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys)

100 Village Square, Baltimore, MD 21210

Meeting Sponsors:

  >  Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine


Dinner also includes:

  • Tossed salad with choice of balsamic and ranch dressings

  • Assorted rolls and butter

  • Rice du jour

  • Fresh seasonal vegetable medley

  • Regular and decaf coffee, iced tea, and black and herbal teas

PLEASE REGISTER OR RSVP By 5 PM, Thursday February 6, 2020


Registration and pre-payment are REQUIRED so we know how many dinners to order;

last-minute walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Payment Methods:

  1. Credit card: visit the Branch website and go to Announcements and Meetings and click the PayPal link to enter credit card information as a guest or use your existing account


  1. Mail a check made out to ASM, MD Branch Ltd. to :

Richard Pfeltz

Secretary, ASM MD Branch

9 Windmill Chase Apt F

Sparks, MD 21152-9037



Email the Branch at, OR

Call Branch Secretary Richard Pfeltz (cell 410-967-7215) 

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