American Society for Microbiology 113th General Meeting Starts Tomorrow

The American Society for Microbiology 113th General Meeting begins tomorrow in Denver, Colo. and runs through May 21. Mayo Clinic has 13 presenters at this year's meeting. Below is the schedule of Mayo Clinic speakers. Click here for full event details.


Presenter Title Date Time
Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D. Update on Molecular Virology for Clinical Diagnosis (workshop) 5/18/13 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Robin Patel, M.D. Introduction to Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry in Clinical Microbiology (workshop) 5/18/13 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D. Comparison of Four Assays for the Detection and Quantification of Adenovirus in Plasma Specimens 5/19/13 1-2:45p.m.
Casey Brinkman, Ph.D. in vitro Analysis of the Electricidal Effect on Staphylococcal and Pseudomonal Biofilms Using Confocal Microscopy 5/19/13 10:45a.m. - 12:30p.m.
Shawn Vasoo, M.B.B.S. Comparison of the Modified Carba NP and the Modified Hodge Tests for Detection of Carbapenemase-Producing Gram Negative Bacilli (GNB) 5/19/13 1-2:45p.m.
Jin Won Chung, M.D. Superantigen genes in Staphylococcus aureus causing endocarditis 5/20/13 1-2:45p.m.
Deb Jespersen Evaluation of a Histoplasma capsulatum Galactomannan Antigen Enzyme Immunoassay 5/20/13 10:45a.m. - 12:30p.m.
Melissa Karau Catalase and Superoxide Dismutase Production from Bacterial Biofilms Exposed to Electrical Current 5/20/13 1-2:45p.m.
Robin Patel, M.D. The Use of MALDI TOF Technologies for the Identification of Gram Positive Rods 5/20/13 5-5:30p.m.
Bobbi Pritt, M.D. Tissue Diagnosis of Parasitic Infections 5/20/13 9:45-10:15a.m.
Seanne Buckwalter Evaluation of Stool as a Specimen Source for Tuberculosis Culture and PCR 5/21/13 1-2:45p.m.
Brian Connelly Identification of Mycobacteria using 16S sequencing and MALDI-TOF MS 5/21/13 1-2:45p.m.
Joan Contezac Improving Blood Culture (BC) Turnaround Time – A Quality Improvement Project 5/21/13 1-2:45p.m.
Kerryl Greenwood-Quaintance Molecular Microbiologic Detection of Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) Using Implant Sonication and the Abbott PLEX-ID System 5/21/13 10:45a.m. - 12:30p.m.
Seong Ryu, M.D. Evaluation of DNA Extraction Methods and Sensitivity of Tissue PCR Detection of Staphylococcus aureus and Coagulase Negative Staphylococci (CNS) Associated with Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) 5/21/13 10:45a.m. - 12:30p.m.
Trish Simner, Ph.D. Mycobacterial and Aerobic Actinomycete Culture: Are Two Media Types and Extended Incubation Times Still Necessary? 5/21/13 10:45a.m. - 12:30p.m.

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