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American Society for Microbiology, Maryland Branch Ltd. Dinner-Meeting
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 6:00-9:30 PM

6:00 - 7:00
Social hour at the Towson Sheraton bar
7:00 - 8:00
8:00 - 8:15
Business meeting
8:15 - 9:15
Speaker presentation

Bacterial Symbionts of Marine Invertebrates:
A Resource for Drug Discovery


Dr. Hill is a marine microbiologist who has received numerous academic awards.  His research interests focus on the diversity and roles of microbial symbionts associated with marine invertebrates, in particular sponges, as sources of novel bioactive compounds with pharmaceutical potential, but also marine microalgae for production of biofuels and other bioproducts as well as marine molecular microbiology.  

Russell Hill | imet (

UM Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology at the Colwell Center 
701 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Next-door parking for the Colwell Center available at
Pier V Garage, 711 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202;
cost $12 with a parking voucher provided at the event if requested when registering.

Exit Pier V Garage through the Pratt Street door and enter the Colwell Center white canvas & glass tent for the social hour and dinner through its Pratt Street or side doors.

Buffet Dinner Selections

Jambalaya Chicken 
New Orleans favorite with

Rice, Pork Sausage & Cajun Sauce

Pork Tenderloin 
Cider-Infused, Roasted

with Carrots & Apples

Vegetable Lasagna

Dinner also includes:

Sides: Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans
Marinated Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Vinaigrette

PLEASE REGISTER OR RSVP with meal selection, and to request a parking voucher if planning to park in the Pier V Garage, by 5 PM, February 23, 2023

Registration and pre-payment REQUIRED so we know how many dinners and parking vouchers to order;
walk-ins only get them if someone cancels.


MD Branch Members: $34.00
Non-MD Branch Members: $38.00
Students: $5.00 


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


2. RSVP with meal selection and whether you’d like a parking voucher 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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