Please join One Health Academy on Thursday, March 9th, 2017 at 6:30 PM at the Capital Yacht Club (660 Water St SW) in Washington, DC where our guest speaker will be Dr. Patrick Mc Gann. Please RSVP, by e-mailing Onehealthacademy@gmail.com.
Dr. Patrick Mc Gann received his PhD in Microbiology from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) in 2004 with a focus on the interface between animal and human environments in contributing to the spread of antibiotic resistance. In 2004, Dr. Mc Gann joined the Laboratory for Food Safety, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York where he completed a Post-Doctoral position focusing on the pathogenic mechanisms of the foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. In 2006, Dr. Mc Gann was awarded a National Research Council (NRC) Fellowship to study at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in Silver Spring, MD where he spent 4 years working on vaccine development for the biothreat agent Francisella tularemia.
In 2010, Dr. Mc Gann joined the nascent Multi-drug resistant organism Repository and Surveillance Network (MRSN) at the WRAIR, where he is currently the Chief of Molecular Research. Dr. Mc Gann is the author of 38 research publications, primarily focused on antibiotic resistance mechanisms in bacteria of clinical interest.
There is a 50 person limit to our meeting so we suggest you register early. The cost of the evening is $20.00 per person and includes dinner, discussion with colleagues and networking. Students (with identification) may attend for $10.00.