2016 Meeting

Conference Dates: December 9-11, 2016

Asilomar Conference Center
Pacific Grove, California


2016 John Ingraham Lectures in Microbial Physiology

Gurol Suel, University of California, San Diego “Metabolic oscillations and electrical signaling in biofilms”

Huiying Li, University of California, Los Angeles, “The human skin microbiome in health and disease”

Rachel Whitaker, University of Illinois, “Virus-Host dynamics in Human Island Populations”

Caroline Harwood, University of Washington “Bacterial Longevity”



The conference convenes each December for four sessions: Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday evening and Sunday morning.  Sessions, lodging and meals are at the Asilomar Conference Grounds, a California State Park in Pacific Grove.


Financial Support

We are grateful for these contributions, which help make the meeting possible:

National Science Foundation


DuPont Industrial Biosciences

American Society for Microbiology