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SEA-PHAGES Meetings

A list of meetings in reverse chronological order.

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2019 (5 meetings)

Phage Phest - 2019

Apr 26 to Apr 26, 2019

Local Symposium

The College of William and Mary is excited to host the 2019 Phage Phest, tentatively scheduled to be held April 11 at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. Activities will include oral presentations and poster sessions featuring students from nearby SEA-PHAGES institutions. Attendance is by invitation only.

Florida SEA-PHAGES Symposium - 2019

Apr 20 to Apr 20, 2019

Local Symposium

The University of South Florida is excited to host the 2019 Florida SEA-PHAGES Symposium, tentatively scheduled to held held on April 20 at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. Activities will include oral presentations and poster sessions featuring students from nearby SEA-PHAGES institutions. Attendance is by invitation only.

NYC SEA-PHAGES Regional Symposium - 2019

Apr 13 to Apr 13, 2019

Local Symposium

SUNY Old Westbury will host the NYC SEA-PHAGES Regional Symposium - 2019, tentatively scheduled to held held on April 13 at SUNY Old Westbury in Old Westbury, NY. Activities will include oral presentations and poster sessions featuring students from nearby SEA-PHAGES institutions. Attendance is by invitation only. Please address any questions to Dr. Fernando Nieto (nietof@oldwestbury.edu).

South Central SEA-PHAGES Research Symposium - 2019

Apr 12 to Apr 13, 2019

Local Symposium

The Third Annual South-Central U.S.A. SEA-PHAGES Research Symposium will be held on the campus of the University North Texas in Denton, TX on April 12 - 13. SEA-PHAGES schools from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas are expected to attend. The meeting participants will discuss their research over student posters and faculty-led talks. Attendees are also invited to come to a talk on the UNT campus by Dr. Neil Shubin (author of “Your Inner Fish”) who will speaking at 3pm on Friday, April 12 as part of the UNT Biology Graduate Student Association’s Research Day. Please contact Lee Hughes (lee.hughes@unt.edu) from the University of North Texas if you have any questions about the event.

Midwest Regional SEA-PHAGES Symposium - 2019

Apr 5 to Apr 6, 2019

Local Symposium

The Midwest Regional SEA-PHAGES Symposium is tentatively scheduled for April 5-6, 2019. It will be held on the campus of Northwestern College in Orange City, IA. The meeting will include student presentations, a keynote address, time to socialize with other SEA student scientists, and a hack-a-thon. Please contact Sara Tolsma stolsma@nwciowa.edu if your school is interested in attending.

2018 (6 meetings)

Phall Phage Phair - 2018

Nov 30 to Nov 30, 2018

Local Symposium

James Madison University is excited to host the 2018 Phall Phage Phair, tentatively scheduled to held held on November 30 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Activities will include oral presentations and poster sessions featuring students from nearby SEA-PHAGES institutions. Haven’t heard of this event before? Write for information to Louise Temple (templelm@jmu.edu).

Philly Phage Phestival - 2018

Nov 10 to Nov 10, 2018

Local Symposium

The 2017 Philly Phage Phestival will be held on November 10 at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Activities will include a keynote talk from Dr. Graham Hatfull from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as poster sessions featuring students from nearby SEA-PHAGES institutions, and faculty workshops that will cover the successes and challenges of SEA-PHAGES. Attendance is by invitation only. If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Meredith Casino mlc439@drexel.edu.

Florida SEA-PHAGES Symposium - 2018

Apr 21 to Apr 21, 2018

Local Symposium

The Florida SEA-PHAGES Symposium was held on the campus of Florida International University on April 21. Five SEA-PHAGES schools from the area, which include Florida International University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Indian River State College, University of South Florida, and Hillsborough Community College attended the meeting. Meeting attendees discussed their research in oral and poster presentation sessions, and enjoyed a keynote presentation by Dr. Welkin Pope.

Western Pennsylvania SEA-PHAGES Symposium

Apr 15 to Apr 15, 2018

Local Symposium

The first Western Pennylvania SEA-PHAGES Symposium was held on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh on April 8. Four SEA-PHAGES schools from the area, which include Carnegie Mellon University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Seton Hill University, and University of Pittsburgh attended the meeting. The ~35 meeting attendees participated in a poster session, a session discussion CRE implementation, and enjoyed a keynote presentation by Dr. Graham Hatfull.

NYC SEA-PHAGES Regional Symposium - 2018

Apr 14 to Apr 14, 2018

Local Symposium

A gathering of SEA-PHAGES schools from the NY/NJ/Connecticut region including student presentations and a keynote speaker. The 2018 event was held at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY and featured Dr. Bill Jacobs as the keynote speaker. Photos from the meeting

South Central SEA-PHAGES Research Symposium - 2018

Apr 13 to Apr 14, 2018

Local Symposium

The Second Annual South-Central U.S.A. SEA-PHAGES Research Symposium was held on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, LA, on April 13 - 14. Seven SEA-PHAGES schools from the area, including Del Mar College, Le Tourneau University, Ouachita Baptist University, University of Central Oklahoma, Tarleton State University, University of North Texas, and UniVersity of Louisiana at Monroe attended the meeting. The 85 meeting participants discussed their research over 25 student posters and 4 faculty-led talks. The keynote speaker was Dr. Vassie Ware of LeHigh. The meeting also included a faculty-panel discussion.

2017 (4 meetings)

Phall Phage Phair - 2017

Nov 17 to Nov 17, 2017

Local Symposium

The Virginia Union University Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR) is excited to host the 2017 Phall Phage Phair on November 17 at Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA. Activities will include a keynote talk from Dr. Vassie Ware from Lehigh University, as well as oral presentations and poster sessions featuring students from nearby SEA-PHAGES institutions. Attendance is by invitation only.

Philly Phage Phestival - 2017

Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2017

Local Symposium

The 2017 Philly Phage Phestival will be held on October 21 at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Activities will include a keynote talk from Dr. Welkin Pope from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as poster sessions featuring students from nearby SEA-PHAGES institutions, and faculty workshops that will cover the successes and challenges of SEA-PHAGES. Attendance is by invitation only. If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Meredith Casino mlc439@drexel.edu.

NYC Regional Student Symposium

Apr 8 to Apr 8, 2017

Local Symposium

The 2017 NYC Regional SEA-PHAGES Student Symposium will be held at Rockland Community College in Suffern, NY on Saturday April 8, 2017. This year's keynote speaker will be Dr. Paul Turner from Yale University, a phage biologist that is changing the landscape of infectious disease treatment. Student posters will be organized into two 1 hour sessions, and the four best registration submissions (as judged by the SEA-PHAGES faculty) will be invited to present their work as a 10-15 minute talk. Coffee and an informal lunch will be served. If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Jeff McLean at Rockland Community College: jmclean2@sunyrockland.edu

First Annual South-Central USA SEA-PHAGES Research Symposium

Apr 7 to Apr 8, 2017

Local Symposium

The First Annual South-Central U.S.A. SEA-PHAGES Research Symposium is an opportunity for current students in SEA-PHAGES institutions to meet one another and share their research. The 2017 meeting will be held on the campus of LeTourneau University in Longview, TX beginning on Friday, April 7 in the afternoon and continuing through noon on Saturday, April 8. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Steve Cresawn of James Madison University and creator of the Phamerator application. The meeting will also feature student oral and poster presentations, as well as faculty presentations on the alternative hosts of Arthrobacter, Rhodococcus, and Streptomyces. For additional information about this symposium, please contact Lee Hughes at the University of North Texas via e-mail at lhughes@unt.edu

2015 (1 meeting)

Phage Phest 2015

Apr 24 to Apr 24, 2015

Local Symposium

Students from Hampden-Sydney College, James Madison University, Thomas Nelson Community College, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the College of William & Mary attended Phage Phest on April 24, 2015. Phun was had by all!



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