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ANNUAL CONFERENCE  ::  All Participants  ::  2018 Program Summary

2018 Program Summary

CSM 2018 Conference Poster

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
9:00 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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