Category Archives: Meetings

Thoughts On ASM Microbe 2016

And other possibly related things as well, along with various ruminations on my part. Let’s begin: 1. E. coli ST131-fimH30, the clone (‘MLST type’) that causes many ESBL and CRE infections (the only beta-lactams that work against ESBLs are carbapenemes, … Continue reading

Posted in Meetings, Microbiology

Infrastructure, Global Warming, and Tourism

The are big scientific meetings and little scientific meetings. Big scientific meetings, where the attendees number in the thousands, are important for cities that have a significant tourism industry. So it’s interesting to read this note from the Society for … Continue reading

Posted in Global Warming, Meetings | 1 Comment

Some Advice for the Lonely Students Standing By Themselves Next to Their Posters

Of course, the Mad Biologist never violates these rules. EVAH!
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Posted in Meetings, Posters | 12 Comments

Too Many Grand Old Man Talks

MOAR DATAZ AND METHODZ!
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What I Learned About Clostridium difficile Infection Control

How to control a very nasty healthcare-associated disease.
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Posted in Antibiotics, Ick, Meetings, Microbiology, Public Health | 6 Comments

ASM Needs to Change the Format of the General Meeting

Fixing ASM’s general meeting problems.
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Posted in Meetings, Microbiology | 5 Comments

The Future of Sequencing at NHGRI Report: The Human Microbiome

Some good suggestions for NHGRI’s role in microbiome research.
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Posted in Bioinformatics, Funding, Genomics, Meetings, Microbiome, NIH | 2 Comments