Conference in Microbiology -2015

 This is XXI  Maharashtra Chapter Conference of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held from 8th to 10 October 2015 at L.T.M medical College, Sion Mumbai.
  Teaching Faculty and Resident attended the conference are:
1.Dr.Rita Swaminathan,Professor and H.O.D,
2.Dr.S.A Angadi, Professor
3.Dr.Shrikrishna Joshi, Associate Professor,
4.Dr.Jyoti Sonawane,Assistant Professor,
5.Dr.Narayana Kamath,Assistant Professor,
6.Dr.Nadeem Ameen,Senior Resident.
The theme of the Conference was : “Current Trends : Meeting the Challenges” .
This conference was attended by eminent Microbiologists  and Clinicians not just from Maharashtra but from all over India,including  Dr.J.Shanmugam, President IAMM,Dr.V.Balaji,H.O.D of Dept.Of Microbiology ,C.M.C Vellore and famous Speakers from PGI Chandigarh,JIMPER Pondichery ,Manipal Hospital to name a few.
Two Poster were presented from our Department under the guidance of Dr.Rita Swaminathan.
1.Acinetobacter infections –another thorn in the agony of  Immuno compromised patients by-Dr.Nadeem Ameen,Dr.Rita Swaminathan,Dr.Keertana Shetty,Dr.Narayana Kamath.
2.Chicago Sky Blue Stain (CSB)-a better alternative for 10% KOH mount in Superficial Mycosis caused by Malssezia furfur by Dr.Narayana Kamath,Dr.Rita Swaminathan,Dr.Jyoti Sonawane,Dr.Nadeem Ameen.
It was a 3 days knowledge feast for everyone who attended the conference to hone the diagnostic skills and up gradation of the current knowledge.
Dr.Rita Swaminathan had been a Judge for Poster session in Parasitology.
Overall it was a good experience for everyone.
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Dr.Rita Swaminathan receiving momento from President of Maharashtra Chapter of IAMM 2015,Dr.Yagnesh Thakkar

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