Division Lectures

Division or Divisional Group Lectures have been incorporated into sessions within the meeting’s scientific program, unless otherwise noted. Below you will find details on each Division or Divisional Group Lecturer as well as information on the session in which the lecture will take place.

Divisional Group II Lecturer (Divisions xxxxxx)

Virginia Miller; Univ. of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, NC
Session Title: Pathogen Population Dynamics within the Host
Presentation Title: Y. pestis: Freeways and Traffic Jams
Monday, June 1 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Divisional Group III Lecturer (Divisions N, R, and Q)

Thomas Schmidt;
Session Title: (R)evolutionary Crosstalk between Microbes and Planet Earth
Presentation Title: TBD
Monday,  June 1 | 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Divisional Group III Lecturer (Divisions I, N, and O)

Yves Brun;
Session Title: The Envelope, Please
Presentation Title:  TBD
Monday,  June 1 | 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Divisional Group IV Lecturer (Divisions xxxxxx)

Dianne Newman;
Session Title: TBD
Presentation Title: TBD
Tuesday, June 2 | 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Division Group IV Lecturer (Divisions xxxxxx)

Kenn Gerdes; Univ. of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Session Title: New Life for an Old Regulator: New Developments in ppGpp Research
Presentation Title: Role of ppGpp in Bacterial Persistence
Tuesday, June 2 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Division M Lecturer
Division Business Meeting
Date/Time:  TBD

Division P Lecturer

P. Michael Davidson; Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Session Title: Benefits and Risks of Fresher and More Natural Food Trends
Presentation Title: “No Preservatives Added”?  Why Not?
Monday, June 1 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Division W Lecturer

Susan Merkel; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY
Session Title: Next Generation Microbiology Education: Tried and True Evidence-Based Learning Strategies and Outcomes
Presentation Title: Using the ASM Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Microbiology: An Evidence-Based Approach to Teaching
Sunday, May 31 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.