Fargo, N.D. – NDSU is scheduled to host the 72nd annual meeting of North Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Oct. 12-13.
The organizing committee for the branch includes NDSU faculty in veterinary and microbiological sciences: Birgit M. Pruess, associate professor; Penelope Gibbs, associate professor; Anuradha Vegi, researcher and teacher; Shelley M. Horne, research specialist; and Jerie Little, administrative secretary. A number of student committees also are helping with arrangements for the meeting.
States that contribute to the North Central Branch are North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. About 150 participants from undergraduate to professional levels are expected to attend the meeting. The meeting is an opportunity for NDSU undergraduate and graduate students to present research in the form of oral presentations or posters to an expert audience.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.