The General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology will take place in New Orleans from 21-24 May 2011. This annual meetingÂ covers fundamental microbial cell biology, genetics and physiology, environmental and applied microbiology, microbial ecology, pathogenesis, clinical microbiology, and infectious diseases. This year bothÂ This Week and Virology and This Week in Microbiology will be broadcast live from the meeting. Â TWiM will air on Sunday, May 22, and TWiV will air on Monday, May 23, both at 2 pm CDT,Â in Room 232 of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
Meeting attendees are welcome to attend and watch the live TWiV and TWiM and submit comments and questions during the show. The podcasts willÂ be broadcast live and archived online at UStream.tv, atÂ MicrobeWorld, and virology blog.
Here are the participants for ASM-GM TWiM and TWiV:
Sunday, 22 May, 2:00 p.m., CDT – This Week in Microbiology with Vincent Racaniello and friends
- Stanley Maloy, Ph.D., Professor Dean, College of Sciences Associate Director, Center for Microbial Sciences, San Diego State University
- Michael Schmidt, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chairman of Microbiology and Immunology, Director, Office of Special Programs, Medical University of South Carolina
- Nicole Dubilier, Ph.D., Leader of the Symbiosis Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology
- Andreas J. BÃ¤umler, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, Davis
- David Aronoff, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan
- Paul Rainey, Ph.D. Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study, Massey University Auckland, Principal Investigator, Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology & Evolution, and Visiting Professor, Hopkins Microbial Diversity Program, Stanford
Monday, 23 May, 2:00 p.m., CDT – This Week in Virology with Vincent Racaniello and friends
- Roger Hendrix, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
- Harmit Malik, M.D., Associate Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Affiliate Assistant Professor, Genome Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine
- Rachel Katzenellenbogen, M.D., Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Section of Adolescent Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine