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American Society for Microbiology, Maryland Branch Ltd. FREE WEBINAR

Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:00-8:30 PM


SPEAKER: Victor J. DiRita, PhD

Rudolph Hugh Endowed Chair in Microbial Pathogenesis and Chair of the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
2020-2021 President of the American Society for Microbiology

Dr. DiRita is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and studies biology and pathogenicity of infectious bacteria, uncovering knowledge about basic mechanisms of infection and developing approaches for discovery of new therapeutics.  Prior to joining the faculty at Michigan State, he was on the faculty at University of Michigan Medical School from 1991-2015.  He has mentored several undergraduate, doctoral, and postdoctoral researchers who have continued in biomedical research and/or teaching careers in academia and industry.

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