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Eastern Pennsylvania Branch of the American Society for Microbiology

The Eastern Pennsylvania Branch of the American Society for Microbiology provides a variety of programs during the year and serves over 400 active members in the Delaware Valley.

Network with a community of microbiologists in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, stay informed about microbiology news and events, and much more.

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June 10, 2019 Please join us for the Normal Willett Memorial Lecture and 772nd monthly meeting of the EPAASM on June 10, 2019 featuring Patricia Ann Shields, Ph.D., Principal lecturer and active learning coordinator in the Dept of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Maryland. Her talk is entitled "Breaking Las Vegas Syndrome: Using Student Learning to Change the Biology Classroom"
May 20, 2019 Please join us for the annual student organized meeting and 771st monthly meeting of the EPAASM on May 20, 2019 featuring Nels Elde, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Utah. His talk is entitled "Evolutionary innovations from host-microbe interactions"

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Established in 1920, the Eastern Pennsylvania Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (EPAASM) is one of the oldest branches of the ASM. It is also one of the most active branches, serving professional microbiologists across Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and South/Central New Jersey.

A very active branch, the EPAASM sponsors several annual events as well as regular monthly meetings. Major annual programs include the Infection and Immunity Forum (focused on microbial pathogenesis) and held in December, and the Annual Symposium (focused on Clinical Microbiology) usually held in November.

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