UPDATE: Hawaii ASM Fall Meeting

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Date(s) - 10/21/2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ko'olau Conference Center

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Guest Speaker: Dr. Karen Frank
Department of Laboratory Medicine National Institutes of Health
Title:  MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry for Microbial Identification
ASM Meeting Agenda:

Arrival: 6:00-6:30 PM Dinner: 6:30-7:30 PM Lecture: 7:45-8:45 PM Business Mtg.: 8:45-9:00 PM

Please RSVP by October 14, 2014

NEW: HI-ASM members also invited to attend ASCLS workshop on Ebola virus at 3:30-5:00 PM, immediately before ASM meeting at the conference center.
Title: Ebolavirus: River Menace
James T. Griffith, Ph.D., CLS (NCA)
Chancellor Professor & Graduate Program Director, University of Massachusetts

A little-known river virus has become a global concern in less than a year. This session will cover historic, geographic and epidemiologic aspects of the current and previous outbreaks. Attention will be given to diagnostics, specimen transport and the status of treatment options. Future implications will also be covered.


  1. Describe the historic and geographic origins of the Ebolavirus
  2. Discuss the signs & symptoms, early intervention and treatment options
  3. Describe current diagnostic and specimen management technology

Download registration form and meeting announcement:

ASM Fall 2014 Reg Form

ASM Fall Announcement