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Black In Microbiology Week

Black In Microbiology Week

#BlackinMicro Week is a vibrant celebration of Black microbiologists, with talks and panels featuring microbiologists across career stages and sub-disciplines.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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


Beronda Montgomery, PhDBeronda Montgomery, PhD
6:00 PM - 7:00 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 - 1:00 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
4:00 PM - 5:00 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
6:00 PM - 7:00 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 - 1:00 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
6:00 PM - 7:00 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
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Microbiology Careers Day Panel


Taylor Smith, MSTaylor Smith, MS
William Booth, PhDWilliam Booth, PhD
Solape Ajiboye, MPHSolape Ajiboye, MPH
Dominique Carter, PhDDominique Carter, PhD
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

#BlackWomeninMicro #BlackinBacteriology #BlackinMicroRollCall #BacteriologyinRealLife

Black in Bacteriology Panel

Jessica Scoffield, PhDJessica Scoffield, PhD
Michael Johnson, AB, PhDMichael Johnson, AB, PhD
Karine Gibbs, BA, PhDKarine Gibbs, BA, PhD
Victoria Oladosu, PhDVictoria Oladosu, PhD
  • Date : 9/28/2020 - 10/4/2020
  • Time : 11:35 AM - 11:35 AM