Black In Microbiology A vibrant celebration of Black Microbiologists

Programming Schedule

All times are in EST.

04:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Keynote address to start off our #BlackInMicro week. #WhyMicro #MyMicroStory #MicroMentors #BlackinMicro #MeNmyMicrobe #BigRollCall


Beronda Montgomery, PhDBeronda Montgomery, PhD
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm

STEM education disparities in the Black community

STEM Education

Tina TaylorTina Taylor
Jeffrey Handy, PhDJeffrey Handy, PhD
Johnna Frierson, PhDJohnna Frierson, PhD
Elaine Vanterpool, PhDElaine Vanterpool, PhD
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Q&A run by our facilitators on COVID-19, Vaccines, and Virus Facts #BlackinVirology #BlackinMicroRollCall #VirologyinRealLife #ShowMeHowYouQuarantine #VirusFacts

COVID-19, Vaccines, & Testing Q&A

LaNell Williams, MS, PhD CandidateLaNell Williams, MS, PhD Candidate
Filipe Cerqueira, BSFilipe Cerqueira, BS
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm

A roundtable discussion about HIV and its affect on the Black Queer community #BlackinVirology #BlackinMicroRollCall #VirologyinRealLife #ShowMeHowYouQuarantine #VirusFacts

HIV & The Black Queer Community

Leon GolsonLeon Golson
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Black Virology Panel

Chelsey Spriggs, PhDChelsey Spriggs, PhD
Oveta Fuller, PhDOveta Fuller, PhD
Kizzmekia Corbett, PhDKizzmekia Corbett, PhD
Kishana Taylor, MS, PhDKishana Taylor, MS, PhD
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Black in Mycology

#BlackinParasitology #BlackinMicroRollCall #ParasitologyinRealLife

Nnaemeka Emmanuel NnadiNnaemeka Emmanuel Nnadi
Jehosua Sharma, MS StudentJehosua Sharma, MS Student
Leslie Holland, MS, PhDLeslie Holland, MS, PhD
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Black in Parasitology

#BlackinMycology #MycologyinRealLife

Kaylee Arnold MS, PhD CandidateKaylee Arnold MS, PhD Candidate
Regina Joice Cordy, PhDRegina Joice Cordy, PhD
Pascale GuitonPascale Guiton