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ANNUAL CONFERENCE  ::  All Participants  ::  2018 Program Summary

2018 Program Summary

CSM 2018 Conference Poster

Please note late breaking abstracts will be accepted till
 May 11, 2018 and will only be scheduled for Poster Presentations

Student Competition Abstracts Close: March 19, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Professional Development Workshop
Location

9:30 – 11:00 AM
CSM Executive Meeting
Location:

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
CSM Council Meeting
Location
 
1:00 – 4:30 PM
 

Forum for Microbiology Education (FOME) Workshop
Location

4:30 – 5:30 PM NSERC Grants Information Session

5:45 – 6:00 PM

Welcome from CSM 2018 Co-Chairs
Ivan Oresnik, Ann Karen Brassinga, and Ayush Kumar, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

6:00 – 7:00 PM

PLENERY LECTURE

Nancy Freitag (University of Chicago)

7:00 –
8:30 PM

Welcome Reception 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration

8:30 AM –
10:00 AM           

Session 1
Viruses: From Environments to Clinics

Session 2
Genomics and Bioinformatics

Session 3
Bacterial Stress Response

10:00 –
10:45 AM
Coffee Break
Refreshments will be served
10:45AM –
12:15 PM

Session 4
Structural Biology and Chemogenomics

Session 5
Microbiome

Session 6
Biofuels and Biotechnology

12:15 –
1:20 PM
Lunch and Exhibitors 
12:20 – 1:20 PM
Workshops
Canadian Science Publishing

Discussing the future of microbiology research publishing
1:30 – 3:00 PM
 

STUDENT SYMPOSIUM I

3:00 – 5:00 PM
 

Poster Session I and Exhibitors
Coffee Break and Cash Bar Refreshments will be served

5:00 – 6:00 PM
 
Fisher Award Lecture
Sponsored by Fisher Scientific
          
6:00 – 9:00 PM Student Mixer
8:00 PM Student Mixer Extra Event

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration

8:30 AM –10:00 AM           

Session 7 
Antimicrobial Resistance

Session 8
Unusual Microbes and Extreme Environments

Session 9
Host-Microbe Interactions

10:00 – 10:45 AM Coffee Break
Refreshments will be served
10:45 AM –
12:15 PM

Session 10
Novel Therapeutics and Bacterial Chemosensation

Session 11
Fungal Genomics and Diseases

Session 12
Indigenous Health and Water Security

12:15 – 1:20 PM Lunch and Exhibitors
1:30 – 3:00 PM

STUDENT SYMPOSIUM II

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Poster Session II and Exhibitors
Coffee Break and Cash Bar Refreshments will be served   

5:00 – 6:00 PM

CSM Annual General Meeting

All CSM members welcome

6:00 – 9:00 PM Excursion to the Forks
(downtown Winnipeg)

Thursday, June 21, 2018

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration

9:00 –10:00 AM 

Armand Frappier Outstanding Student Award Lecture

10:00 – 10:30 AM Coffee Break
Refreshments will be served
10:30 AM

12:00 PM

Applied & Environmental Microbiology Section Symposium

Infection &
Immunity Section Symposium

Molecular Genetics & Celluar Microbiology Section Symposium

12:00 – 1:20 PM Lunch 
1:30 – 3:00 PM
 

Postdoctoral Research Symposium 

3:00 – 5:00 PM

Poster Session III 
Coffee Break and Cash Bar Refreshments will be served   

5:00 – 6:00 PM

CSM MURRAY AWARD FOR CAREER ACHIEVEMENT
Sponsored by: Canadian Science Publishing

6:00 – 6:15 PM Invitation to next year’s meeting from the CSM 2019 Chairs
7:00 PM

President's Banquet

The MET Transportation will be provided to and from the banquet. 

 



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Canada

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