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Participate in ASM Live at ASM 2014 in Boston where we will be live streaming video interviews of select presenters with host Stan Maloy, Chair of the Microbe Magazine Editorial Board, as well as the popular podcast, This Week in Virology, hosted by Vincent Racaniello, and a Spanish language version of ASM Live called ASM en Vivo.

Tapings will take place at the Boston Convention Center, Room 153, and meeting registrants are encouraged to attend. You can watch ASM Live below and topics will be archived immediately on YouTube and MicrobeWorld for future viewing.

(To ask a question please post it in the chat or tweet it using the hash tag #asm2014. ASM Live is now mobile friendly.)


Please note: The following schedule is preliminary and subject to change. Participants and more detail for each conference will be posted soon. All participants are invited, not confirmed. All times are listed as Eastern Standard Time. All events take place at the Boston Convention Center. 

Sunday, May 18


10:00 a.m. - Bacteria in Urine Could Cause Overactive Bladder
Evann Hilt, Loyola University of Chicago
Paul Schreckenberger, Loyola University of Chicago (invited)

11:00 a.m. - The Effect of Pancreatic Cancer on the Oral Microbiome
Pedro Torres, San Diego State University
Scott T. Kelley, San Diego State University (invited)

12:00 noon - Global Climate Change and Infectious Disease
Rita Colwell, University of Maryland, College Park

2:00 p.m. - This Week in Virology with Vincent Racaniello
Vincent Racaniello, Columbia University


Monday, May 20


10:00 a.m. - The Next Emerging Threat
Ian Lipkin, Columbia University, New York
Lyle Petersen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado

11:00 a.m. - The Potential Role of Gut Microbes in Autism
Dae Wook Kang, Arizona State University

12:00 noon - TBD

1:00 p.m. - ASM ¡en vivo!
ASM2014 tiene "sabor Latino". Por primera vez podrás participar de ASM ¡en vivo! Tendremos una sección solo en Español donde las anfitrionas, Greetchen y Catalina (Mundo de los Microbios) conversarán con sus invitados sobre la importancia de comunicar la ciencia, adaptaciones de los hongos a sus hospederos y hasta paleomicrobiología.

Greetchen Diaz-Munoz, University of Nebraska
Catalina Davila, University of Puerto Rico
Samuel Díaz-Muñoz, University of California, Berkeley
Moselio Schaechter, Small Things Considered
Oscar Zaragoza, National Centre for Microbiology, Spain
Jessica Rivera, University of Puerto Rico


Tuesday May 21


9:30 a.m. - Where Pathogens Can Linger on Airplanes
Kiril Vaglenov, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
James Barbaree, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama (invited)

11:00 a.m. - Human Genetics, Gut Microbes and Obesity
Julia Goodrich, Cornell University, Cornell, NY (invited)
Ruth Ley, Cornell University, Cornell, NY (invited)

12:00 noon - Microbes and Cancer
Denise Galloway, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Christian Jobin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Neil St. John Forbes, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (invited)


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