In its 32nd year, the Kenneth B. Raper Symposium highlights ongoing microbiology-related research on campus, and allows students, postdocs, staff, faculty and other interested individuals the opportunity to interact with colleagues across various disciplines. The Department of Bacteriology sponsors this symposium in full through generous donations from the Kenneth B. Raper family. No registration fee will be collected.

The 2018 Raper Symposium will be held Tuesday, Sept. 4, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Ebling Symposium Center in the Microbial Sciences Building.

To register, complete this online form by Aug. 17.

Those wishing to present a poster should note that the submission deadline for posters and abstracts is Aug. 10.

Questions can be directed to the symposium email address: