Third Microbiology Student Research Symposium

Third Microbiology Student Research Symposium in Microbiology

“Passing the Torch of Research and Ethics to the Next Generation”

Saturday, October 25, 2014 • 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Theater Figueroa Chapel • University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez


Preliminary Program

7:30 am            Registration and poster set-up

8:30 am            Welcoming remarks. Dr. José Pérez Jiménez (PRSM President), Dr. John Fernández Van Cleve (UPRM Chancellor), Dr. Nanette Diffoot Carlo (Biology Chairperson)

8:45 am            Dedication to Dr. Alejandro Ruiz Acevedo

9:00 pm            Keynote address: “Fifty shades of Bacterial Vaccines”. Dr. Alfredo Torres UT Medical Branch

10:00 am          Oral Presentations I

10:45 am          Poster session

12:00 pm          Lunch

1:00 pm            Orquesta de cuerdas UPRM

1:30 pm            Oral Presentations II

2:30 pm            Oral Presentations III

3:30 pm            Award Presentations, and Closing Remarks


Registration Form [click here for electronic payment vía PayPal]. Every participant must register before October 20th.

Payment can be mailed to: Sociedad de Microbiólogos de Puerto Rico; PO Box 360175, San Juan, PR  00936-0175

Registration Fee: $0 presenting authors, PRSM student members and confirmed judge; $5 students non-PRSM members; $10 PRSM regular members; $20 non-PRSM members. $10 surcharge for registrations received after October 20, 2014 (does not secure meals).