Program

PRSM 61st Annual Meeting

Hurricane Season: A Microbe’s Paradise

 June 1 and 2, 2018

Universidad del Este, Carolina Puerto Rico

 

 

Preliminary Program

 

 

Friday June 1, 2018

 

8:00     Registration and Breakfast


9:00     Welcoming Remarks-Dr. Greetchen Díaz


9:20     Keynote Speaker, ASM and Waksman Foundation Distinguished Lecturer:

            Dr. Karl Klose - Deadly Diarrhea: Vibrio cholerae in the Time of Cholera


10:20   Coffee Break and Visit to Exhibitors


11:20   Mrs. Candimar Colón – Etiology and Diagnosis of Leptospirosis


12:00   Lunch


1:30     Mr. Andrés Calvo – (Pharmaceutical Industry and the Post-Hurricane Recovery)


2:10     Dr. Benjamín Bolaños - Outdoor and Indoor Mold in Puerto Rico in the aftermath

            of Hurricanes Irma and Maria


2:50     Coffee Break and Visit to Exhibitors


3:40     Dr. Marylyn Yates - Methods for the Detection of Environmentally-Transmitted Human 

             Pathogens


4:30     PRSM Members Assembly

 

 


Saturday June 2, 2018

 

8:00     Registration and Breakfast


9:00     Welcoming Remarks - Dr. Greetchen Díaz


9:15     Dr. Karl Klose - Killer Bunnies and Bioweapons: Tularemia and Biodefense


10:15   Coffee Break and Visit to Exhibitors


11:15   Research Presentations: Oral Session


12:15   Lunch


1:15     Research Presentations: Posters Session

 

2:15     Coffee Break, Visit to Exhibitors & Student Mentoring


3:15     Research Presentations: Awards