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American Society for Microbiology, Maryland Branch Ltd.

Annual Poster Session, Awards

& Student Oral Presentations

Dinner Meeting / Poster Session Date: Monday, June 17, 2019

Deadline for Abstracts for Brown Outstanding Student Awards Consideration:5 PM Friday, June 7, 2019

Deadline for Other Abstracts:  5 PM Friday, June 14, 2019

Deadline for RSVP to Dinner: 5 PM Friday, June 14, 2019


June 17th Meeting Agenda

  • 5:30-6:00 pm  Registration and Poster Set-up

  • 6:00-7:15 pm  Pizza and poster session

  • 7:15-7:30 pm  Business Meeting

    • ​Election of Officers

    • Please email volunteer or nominee names for consideration to

  • 7:30-8:00 pm  Undergraduate Oral Presentation

  • 8:00-8:30 pm  Graduate Oral Presentation

Meeting Sponsors

  • Karius, Inc., Redwood CA ( )

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

  • Dept. of Microbial Pathogenesis, University of Maryland School of Dentistry


Please pay in advance using one of two methods:

  1. For your convenience, we have instituted the PayPal method of payment. Please complete the form below.

    ~ OR ~

  2. Mail a check made out to...

ASM, MD Branch Ltd.

Richard Pfeltz

Secretary, ASM MD Branch

9 Windmill Chase Apt F

Sparks, MD 21152-9037

Call For Abstracts!

Graduate and undergraduate students


AWARDS – based on abstracts


J. Howard Brown Award for outstanding graduate student:                $200

                                                               First runner-up:                            $100

                                                               Second runner-up:                        $50

J. Howard Brown Award for outstanding undergraduate student:      $200

                                                               First runner-up:                             $100

                                                               Second runner-up:                         $50


Brown Award winners also receive a one-year national ASM membership

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