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Educational Conferences

  • Plate rounds (Thursdays at 11:00 am):
    Interactive sessions in which a faculty member leads a discussion and demonstration of a particular organism in relation to a specific patient, directly correlating microbiology with patient care.
  • Mycology rounds (once per week):
    Interactive session in which filamentous fungi from patient specimens are identified morphologically and discussed with a faculty member.
  • Walk rounds (five days per week):
    Practical and educational in-laboratory rounds with the lab director.
  • Research and development meeting (three Tuesdays per month):
    Progress on research projects in various areas of microbiology is discussed, with the areas on a rotating basis.
  • Microbiology newsletter presents an interesting "case of the week", an update on epidemiological information from the State of Maryland Health Department, and useful information on new test implementation.

For further information, please contact the Educational Coordinator in Microbiology, Paula Mister, at 410-955-5077 (