2008 Meeting Schedule
William Jewell College will host the joint bi-annual meeting of the Missouri and Missouri Valley Branches of the American Society for Microbiology and Midwest Microbiology Educators March 14 and 15 on the campus in Liberty, Mo.
Undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty scholars are invited to showcase their research findings in concurrent scientific sessions. Awards will be presented to the best undergraduate and graduate student presentations. Conference sessions run from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 14 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 15.
The American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. Membership has grown from 59 scientists in 1899 to more than 43,000 members today, with more than one-third located outside the United States. The members represent 26 disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators.
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