Upcoming Events, Conferences and Workshops

What's Up Seminar Series - August, 2014

All seminars are held in the CNPRC Seminar Hall from 12:00 – 1:00 PM

August 26, 2014      Tim Carroll, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Comparative Medicine, University of California, Davis- "Eliciting potent cross-reactive antibodies, moving towards a universal flu vaccine"



Mentoring Mondays with The American Society for Microbiology

Starting in July, The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is offering the “how to” guide to better mentoring. Mentoring Mondays is a free professional development webinar series. It blends virtual webinars and an interactive discussion forum for all-encompassing mentor training. The program is specifically designed for research investigators interested in (1) learning more about effective mentoring, (2) establishing beneficial mentoring relationships, and (3) implementing novel mentoring strategies to improve research programs. Because we all recognize the importance of mentoring, ASM has created this program to teach even the most seasoned researchers effective ways to integrate mentoring into your research programs. Both you and your trainees will reap the benefit of an improved mentoring relationship.

To learn more about Mentoring Mondays and to register, please visit http://www.ASMLink.org


CounterACT Seminar

As part of the UC Davis CounterACT Center Seminar Series, Dr. Alvin V. Terry, Jr. from Georgia Regents University will be giving a presentation on “Organophosphates and Cognitive Deficits: Elucidating the Mechanisms and Identifying Therapeutic Targets”. Please view the attached flyer and mark your calendars.

Please join us on Monday, September 15, 3:00-4:00 PM at the Veterinary Medicine Research Facility 3B (VM3B), Room 1105 located at 1089 Vet Med Drive in Davis. Light refreshments will be available.

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54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

When: September 5-9, 2014

Where: Washington, DC

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Discounted Pre-Registration Deadline: July 24, 2014

Designed to showcase the most cross-cutting research and groundbreaking discoveries, ICAAC 2014 offers those focused on infection control and prevention access to the most innovative work being conducted in the field. 

Below are just a few of the notable sessions that will be presented this year in Washington, DC: 

Drug Resistance, New Drugs, PK/PD, and Pathogenesis

  • The Challenges with Old and New Drugs for the Treatment of Tuberculosis   
  • MERS Coronavirus as a Model for Emerging Pathogen Discovery 
  • Update on Antimicrobial Resistance and Implications on Control Strategies for Staphylococcal and Enterococcal Infection or Colonization 
  • Network Initiatives for Surveillance and/or Molecular Tracing of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria: Impact of Data in Designing Public Health Improvements and Priorities  

Clinical Research, Infection Control, and Transplant Concerns

  • Systems Biological Approaches to Understanding Immunity to Vaccination and Infections in Humans 
  • Newer Laboratory Methods: Facilitating Detection of Resistance, Public Health, and Infection Prevention  
  • The Latest on Maternal Immunization 
  • Deworming the World’s Children  
  • New Frontiers in the Management of Infections in Transplant Recipients  

Diagnostics and HIV/Mycology/Virology Research

  • Tickborne Infectious Diseases: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Prevention, and Therapy   
  • On the Road to Cure     
  • Hepatitis 2014: An Update
  • The Changing Face of Corona Virus 

For registration details and more information, please visit www.icaac.org


New Faculty Workshop

To assist new faculty in the development of a successful career at UC Davis, Academic Affairs offers a workshop for incoming faculty every fall quarter. This day-long session provides an overview and orientation in key areas of interest to incoming faculty. Topics may include the academic personnel process, dossier evaluation, shared governance, work-life balance and policies, and Faculty Code of Conduct. Whenever possible, the workshop features advice from recently-tenured faculty. The session represents a great opportunity to get together with colleagues to share valuable information about faculty development at UC Davis. A complimentary continental breakfast and catered lunch are provided.

Monday, September 29, 2014, 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. - Vanderhoef Studio Theater, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

For further information, please contact Lynn Daum, Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost - Academic Affairs, at (530) 752-2072 or lmdaum@ucdavis.edu.

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The 3rd Prato Conference on the Pathogenesis of Bacterial Diseases of Animals

VETPATH 2014, October 7 - 10th, 2014 , Location: Prato, Italy

The “Prato Conference on the Pathogenesis of Bacterial Diseases of Animals”

has been established by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Structural and

Functional Microbial Genomics to bring together researchers working in areas

relevant to the mechanisms by which bacteria cause disease in animals.

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Interamerican Congress on Zoonosis

Click here for more information and annoucement of the Interamerican Congress on Zoonosis, which is to take place in Mexico City.


ConGen 2015 - Recent Advances in Conservation Genetics

When: January 12-15, 2015

Where: University of Puerto Rico

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