The conference will include both faculty and student oral presentations, in topics that range across microbiology, as well as molecular and cellular biology. We will also have an afternoon dedicated to undergraduate and graduate student poster presentations, and will award prizes for the best talks and posters in each category.
We look forward to seeing you at in Corpus Christi!
We try to keep registration fees low, to encourage faculty members to bring as many students as possible. Early registration will end on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:59pm. All registration categories will increase by $25 at that time.
The registration fee includes Thursday evening heavy appetizers, breakfast and dinner on Friday, and breakfast on Saturday. Lunch Friday will be on your own (University Center food court and a dining hall are both near the meeting location).
Abstract submission will close at midnight on October 25th.
We recommend that guests consider staying at the Omni Hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas.
The Omni is one of the city’s premier hotels overlooking Corpus Christi Bay. The hotel is conveniently located at 900 North Shoreline Blvd, which connects with Ocean Drive, allowing guests to travel to and from the TAMU-CC campus via a single road.
The Omni is also conveniently located less than half a mile from the Bar Under the Sun (BUS), where the Friday banquet and awards ceremony will take place. Additionally, we have negotiated an affordable rate for TX-ASM guests.
There will be four categories of student competition and awards. The categories will be at the Undergraduate and Graduate level, both for Posters and Oral Presentations. If you or your students submit an abstract, please be sure to indicate on the form if you are an undergraduate or graduate student and if you would like to present your work as a poster or a 15-min talk.
We will accept Abstract submissions until October 25th.
PLEASE name your abstract file as follows: u (undergraduate) or g (graduate) or p (post-doc) followed by last name and first name initial.
For example: John Smith undergraduate student will save his abstract file as: usmithj; Mary Jones graduate student will save her abstract file as: gjonesm
Please indicate whether you are interested in a poster or an oral presentation. Student oral presentations will be limited to 15 minutes in length.
Posters should not be larger than 48 inches wide.
Your picture may be used on our website.
DEADLINE: October 25th, 2018
Your abstract may have a maximum limit of 2,200 characters which includes the body of the abstract. Authors, groups, institutions, and acknowledgment/references are not counted.
A Times New Roman 12-point font is recommended.
Approval of all co-authors must be obtained before placing their names on an abstract.
The abstract must be well written and easy to understand with limited jargon.
If your abstract is selected for a poster presentation, the printed size of the poster should be no more than 48 inches wide.
If your abstract is selected for an oral presentation, standard presentations are 15 minutes while invited presentations are 30 minutes. The total time of your presentation should include 2-3 minutes for questions.
The TAMU-CC Islander Guest network allows campus visitors to self-register with a phone number and email address. Successful registration will allow 5 days of access to the network. For further assistance, contact the IT Help Desk at (361) 825-2692 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University Center is building #31 on the campus map. Parking is available in the Bayside Parking Garage for a nominal fee ($10 daily).