Paul D. Coverdell Center 500 D. W. Brooks Dr. Athens, GA 30602

Registration will open in March.

We suggest parking in the Carlton Street Parking Deck , which is right next to the Paul D. Coverdell Center.

Please register at the registration desk when you arrive to obtain your name tags and program pamphlets. If you are registered for lunch, there will be a lunch ticket with your name tag.

Poster boards will be available at 8:00am, and we ask all poster presenters to hang their posters prior to lunch and leave them up until the final poster session is over.

GEMMMS Program Flier


Friday, April 17, 2020
Paul D. Coverdell Center
500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Hosted by: Mycology Graduate Student Organization

Funded by: The Gene E. Michaels Fund, UGA Department of Microbiology, UGA Department of Plant Biology, UGA Institute of Bioinformatics

The UGA Mycology Graduate Student Organization is proud to host the Gene E. Michaels Medical Mycology Symposium. This exciting one-day event will take place on Friday, April 17, 2020 in the Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences at the University of Georgia.

The theme of GEMMMS 2020 is fungi in health and disease. The scientific program features renowned speakers from across the country that will highlight diverse areas of medical mycology. Attendees, especially graduate students, undergraduate students, and post-doctoral associates, are invited to present posters.

Featured Speakers include:

  • Ana Litvintseva, Ph.D. - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Patrick Westfall, Ph.D. - Inscripta
  • David Blehert, Ph.D. - U.S. Geological Survey's National Wildlife Health Center
  • Li-Jun Ma, Ph.D. - University of Massachusetts 


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