The Northern California Local Section of
the Society for Industrial Microbiology
1996 Annual Spring Symposium
Friday,May 10, 9:00am - 4:30 pm
South San Francisco Conference Center
*This program qualifies for 0.6 CEU units*
The theme of this year's program is "Recent Developments in Diagnostics"
"A fluorogenic PCR-based Detection System for pathogenic E. Coli"
Carl Yamashiro, Perkin-Elmer/Applied Biosystems
"Development of branched DNA (bDNA) signal amplification assay for the
direct quantitation of viral nucleic acids and intracellular mRNAs"
Janice Kolberg, Chiron
"And Now for Something Completely Different: the BIND assay fro
microbial pathogens in foods" (Detection of pathogens based on a
"reporter" ice-nucleating protein!!! recall: ice-minus bacteria)
Paul Wolber, IDETEK
"New Horizons in Clinical Microbiology and Virology:PCR"
Shirley Kwok, Perkin-Elmer/Applied Biosystems
"Biolog's Approach: Back to the Future with Metabolic Testing Methods"
Barry Bochner, Biolog
"Plus or Minus a Factor of Ten: Quantitative Environmental Microbiology
and Other Myths" (This, along with Shirley Kwok's talk, will cover and
compare methods for detection of Crytosporidium, as well as other topics.)
Richard Danielson, BioVir Laboratories
Also..."Managing Your Career for the 90's"
Susan Freeman, Pace Communications
Cost: $ 60 for regular members/ non-members add membership + $ 15
$ 25 for student members/ non-members add membership + $ 7
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by April 26, 1996
Payment must accompany reservation.
For an application, and/or questions, please email to me with your street
address, or to William Tucker at <tuckerwt at ccmail.apldbio.com>