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American Society for Microbiology, Maryland Branch Ltd. Dinner-Meeting
Monday, October 23, 2023 6:00-9:30 PM

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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
Dinner
8:00 - 8:15
Business meeting
8:15 - 9:15
Speaker presentation

The ADCs of Hypermucoviscosity in Klebsiella pneumoniae

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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)

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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.

Location:     
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
NEW: Skylight Room on Level 3 of The Commons Building
Maps: https://umbc.edu/about/visit/directions/
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Parking:       

Closest Parking: Commons Drive Garage
Parking by license plate number via kiosks: $2/hour, 7a-7p, free after 7p

Buffet Dinner Selections

Chicken Française

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

Rotisserie Potatoes

Dessert Tray

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

Cost:   

MD Branch Members: $30.00
Non-MD Branch Members: $35.00
Students: $10.00 

 

Payment Methods:
1. Credit card: Complete the form on this page.  No RSVP required with PayPal payments.
     

OR


2. RSVP with meal selection 

and mail a check made out to ASM, MD Branch Ltd.

to:
American Society for Microbiology, Maryland Branch Ltd.
PO Box 20388
808 Gleneagles Ct. Ste. 1
Towson, MD 21284

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