American Society for Microbiology

Florida Branch

ANNUAL MEETINGS

2016 ASM Florida Branch Meeting


This meeting of the Florida Branch of ASM took place from October 14–16, 2016 at the  University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Key Biscayne, FL.

Our Keynote Speakers were:

Dr. Briana Burton


Assistant Professor of Bacteriology
Department of Bacteriology
University of Wisconsin – Madison

 

The title of the seminar was:
Genes without Borders: Towards a Mechanistic Understanding of Bacterial DNA Uptake

 

Dr. Jack Fell


Professor Emeritus
Department of Marine Biology and Ecology
University of Miami

 

Dr. Fell discussed his extensive career on the role of fungi in marine food webs

 

 

Program and
Abstract

 

Thank You Sponsors!!

Presenters and Participants:

Student Awards:

We would like to congratulate the following students for their outstanding presentations:

The organizers would like to thank the Florida Space Grant Consortium for helping to support the student poster session.

Braken Roberts – University of Central Florida – Graduate Oral Presentation – First place

Robert Sharp - University of Central Florida – Graduate Oral Presentation – Honorable Mention

Makenzie Burrows – University of South Florida - Undegraduate Oral Presentation – First place

Adam Robinson – St. Petersberg College - Undergraduate Oral Presentation – Honorable Mention

Douglas Holmes – Florida Atlantic University –  Three Minute Thesis – First Place

Joany Babilonia – University of Florida – Three Minute Thesis – Honorable Mention

Zin Mar Htun – University of Central Florida – Graduate Poster – First Place

Robert Wingo - University of Central Florida – Graduate Poster – Second Place

Corey Seaver - University of Central Florida – Graduate Poster – Honorable Mention

Ebraheem Naser - University of Central Florida – Undergraduate Poster – First Place

Mason Kerr – St. Petersburg College - Undergraduate Poster – Second Place

Amna Naser - University of Central Florida – Undergraduate Poster – Honorable Mention

R Workshop

FLASM members had a chance to participate in our R workshop, which was taught by

Dr. Ana Conessa.

The R Project for Statistical Computing

 

Date: October 14th   Location: University of Miami

Dr. Ana Conesa of the University of Florida
Basic fundamental instructions associated with using R and target those students (and potentially principle investigators) who may want to learn new tools to help analyze and visualize their own big data sets (e.g. genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics).

 

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