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2003 NC ASM Annual Meeting
NC State Arboretum Conference Center - Raleigh
Friday, October 10, 2003

The meeting was held at the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center located in the J.C. Raulston Arboretum,
affiliated with North Carolina State University

Download the Entire Program (576Kbyte PDF)
Includes Abstracts of Oral and Poster Presentations and List of Attendees

Organizing Committee: Stephen J. Libby (President); Paul E. Orndorff (President-Elect); and Geraldine H. Luginbuhl (Secretary)

Meeting Agenda
8:00 - 9:30
Registration and audiovisual/ poster set up:
ASM Member local dues $5.00
Member registration fee $5.00 - Nonmember registration fee $10.00
Application for student travel awards (those eligible)
Awards Committee appointed
Speakers: load presentations
9:30 - 9:45
Welcome by Paul E. Orndorff, President Elect, NC ASM Branch
Student Presentations
9:45
Yolanda S. López-Boado, "Pseudomonas aeruginosa Flagellin, but not Alginate, Regulates Pro-inflammatory Gene Expression Patterns in Airway Epithelial Cells". Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
10:00
Zhiqun Li, "A Possible NAD+ Salvage Pathway Encoded by Vibrio Phage KVP40". North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
10:15
Jennifer L. Konopka, "Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus and Ribonomics: Examining Early Events in Viral Pathogenesis". University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
10:30
Kim Lowery, "The Role of Bacteria in the Decomposition of Animal Tissue: A Look into Caves and Forensics". Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
10:45
Break
11:00
James T. Paulley, "Iron Acquisition Strategies Of Brucella abortus 2308 During Life Within The Macrophage". East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
11:15
Michael L. Hornback, "The Brucella abortus xthA2 Gene Product Contributes to Resistance to Reactive Oxygen Intermediates in vitro, but does not Contribute to in vivo Pathogenesis". East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
11:30
Jason Andrus, "Transcriptional Profiling of Campylobacter jejuni at 37C and 42C in a Microaerophilic Atmosphere Containing Hydrogen". University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
11:45
Eric S. Anderson, "AraC-like Transcriptional Activators and Siderophore Biosynthesis: The Role of DhbR in the Production of 2,3-dihydroxybenzoic acid (2,3-DHBA) in Brucella abortus". East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
12:00
Box lunch/ tour Arboretum
1:00
Jason Gee, "An Evaluation of the roles of the Superoxide Dismutases in the Pathogenesis of Brucella abortus". East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
1:15
Alexandra. P. Johnson, "Generation of Vesiculation Mutants in Escherichia coli Suggests a Role for Outer Membrane Vesicles in Cold Shock". Duke University, Durham, NC
1:30
Anne Haase, "Negative Regulation of Flagellar Motility in Pseudomonas aeruginosa by the Alternative Sigma Factor AlgT". Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Winner of the 2003 Thoyd Melton Award
1:45
Matthew J. Duncan, "Lipid Raft Mediated Entry of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli into Bladder Epithelial Cells". Duke University, Durham, NC
2:00
Joseph M. Thompson, " VEE Replicon Particle (VRP) Mucosal Immune Induction in the Draining Lymph Node". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Winner of the 2003 Mary Poston Award
2:15
Break/ Awards committee meets/ Poster presenters at posters
Keynote Address
2:45
R. Martin Roop II, "Life on the Inside - How the Brucellae Adapt to Their Intracellular Niche". East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
3:45
Student awards presentation
4:00
Business meeting/ Election of 2004 NC Branch Officers
4:30
Adjournment

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