American Society for Microbiology, Maryland Branch Ltd. Dinner-Meeting
Monday, October 23, 2023 6:00-9:30 PM
6:00 - 8:00
Casual viewing of an ASM Archives exhibit
6:00 - 7:00
Social Hour (water, soda, beer & wine - open bar)
7:00 - 8:00
8:00 - 8:15
8:15 - 9:15
The ADCs of Hypermucoviscosity in Klebsiella pneumoniae
Presented by: Dr. Virginia L. Miller, PhD
Professor of Genetics and of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2023-2024 President of the American
Society for Microbiology
Dr. Miller has a long-term interest in understanding how pathogens co-ordinate the expression of virulence determinants during an infection. Her lab’s current research focuses on the contributions of capsule over-production and acquisition of the rmpADC locus to the hypermucoviscous phenotype of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae strains.
Meeting Sponsor: Shionogi, Inc., https://www.shionogi.com/us/en/ (Eric Roberts, Representative)
Fetroja® (cefiderocol) is an antimicrobial drug used to treat infections caused by susceptible Gram-negative microorganisms: Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterobacter cloacae complex, etc.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
NEW: Skylight Room on Level 3 of The Commons Building
Closest Parking: Commons Drive Garage
Parking by license plate number via kiosks: $2/hour, 7a-7p, free after 7p
Buffet Dinner Selections
Stuffed Red Peppers with Saffron Rice and Vegetables
Beef Brisket with Herbs and Red Wine Demi-Glace
Dinner also includes:
Open Bar (Water, Soda, Beer and Wine)
House Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Green Beans sautéed with Shallots, & Garlic
PLEASE REGISTER OR RSVP with meal selection
by 5 PM, October 18, 2023
We must provide dinner numbers to the caterer;
no refunds after 5 PM, Oct 18, 2023
MD Branch Members: $30.00
Non-MD Branch Members: $35.00
1. Credit card: Complete the form on this page. No RSVP required with PayPal payments.
2. RSVP with meal selection
and mail a check made out to ASM, MD Branch Ltd.
American Society for Microbiology, Maryland Branch Ltd.
PO Box 20388
808 Gleneagles Ct. Ste. 1
Towson, MD 21284