Thank you EPAASM Program Chair Vincent Tam and program committee members for an outstanding 2020-2021 program schedule. Look to this site for the 2021-2022 program schedule, to be updated soon. If you have suggestions for topics/speakers for our monthly program schedule, please contact us. Have a great summer!

September 27, 2021 – 789th Meeting

Joris Beld, Ph.D., Drexel University School of Medicine, “Utilization of environmental fatty acids by bacteria”

October 25, 2021 – 790th Meeting

Georgiana Purdy, OHSU

November 5, 2021 – 50th Annual Symposium –Register for the Meeting – click here

December 14, 2021 – Philadelphia Infection and Immunity Forum

January 24, 2022 – 791st Meeting

Rebekah Dumm, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania/Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

February 28, 2022 – 792nd Meeting

Carrie Rosenberger, Genentech

March 28, 2022 – 793rd Meeting

Russell Vance, UC Berkeley

April 25, 2022 – 794th Meeting

Bobbi Pritt, Mayo Clinic

May 23, 2022 – 795th Meeting

Student Chapter Sponsored Meeting

June 13, 2022 – 796th Meeting

Norman Willett Memorial Lecture

The EPA-ASM Student Chapter is excited to announce that the 30th Annual Philadelphia Infection and Immunity Forum (PIIF) will take place on Tuesday, December 14th (8:30 AM – 5:00 PM). The event will be held virtually!

There will be poster and oral presentation opportunities for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows at PIIF. You can submit your abstract today! Abstract submissions are due by November 14th

Keynote Speakers:
Sidney Peska Lecturer
Keke Fairfax, Ph.D.
Co-Director IM-PREP & Associate Professor and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ,
University of Utah, School of Medicine
Topic: Using helminths to expose the role of pathogens in modulating host immune development
(Lecture is sponsored by PBL Assay Science)

Melissa Kendall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Virginia
Topic: Bacterial pathogenesis and sRNA-mediated regulation of virulence

Norbert Pardi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Topic: mRNA-based therapeutics

Submit your abstract

Registration for the meeting is now open: Register

Thank you to our sponsors : PBL Assay Science and the American Society for Microbiology

Contact us at: epaasm.students@gmail.com