Australian Society for Microbiology presentation “From environment to hosts – the diverse niches of bacteria” – 21st August, 6.30pm

The ASM Victorian Branch and ASM Food Microbiology SIG are pleased to present “From environment to hosts – the diverse niches of bacteria”.


  • Dr Nuwan Ruwani – Biodiversity of culturable microbiota in refrigerated raw milk
  • Dr Snehal Jadhav – Application of Omics in Food Safety
  • Dr Caitlin Cooper – Differences in colonization of Salmonella enterica serovar Sofia in broiler chickens and layer chickens
  • Dr Prue Bramwell – The role of the laboratory in undergraduate food microbiology education today

Chair: Prof Enzo Palombo

Date: Tuesday August 21st, 2018

Time: 6:30pm for finger food & refreshments, presentations begin at 7:15pm

Venue: Lecture theatre ATC101, Advanced Technologies Centre, Swinburne University, 441/401-451 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122

Cost: Free for ASM members, $40 non-ASM members, $15 non-ASM student members

For catering purposes please RSVP for this event by 5pm Thursday August 16th 2016 via:

For further details contact Ed Fox ( or Steve Petrovski (