One Health Academy Meeting

Thursday Night, 
March 9th, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Capital Yacht Club 
660 Water St. SW, Washington DC, 20024 

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Upcoming Events

March 9 - Patrick McGann

April 13 - Jack Shere and Brian McCluskey

May 11 - Samantha Rubright

June 8 - Gavin Macgregor-Skinner
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 [email protected].

Visit our RSVP page to pay for dinner electronically (credit/debit card).

Directions can be found here.

Dr. Mc Gann will discuss Cut, Copy, and Paste: How Antibiotic Resistance Genes Move Between Bacteria

More upcoming One Health events and previous recordings are also listed on our website here .
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.

Please RSVP by emailing [email protected] with your name and the name of any guests attending. Payment will be taken electronically by PayPal or by cash or check at the door. All RSVPs should be in by the Monday before the meeting, March 7th. If you end up not being able to make it after your RSVP, please let us know at [email protected]
as we factor in the cost for food based on RSVP count.

The nearest Metro station is Waterfront-SEU.
The entrance to the club is facing the water where the old Channel Inn used to be.

Free Parking is now available to the left of the building in the surface lot labeled for Capital Yacht Club members .

If you have any questions about this event you can contact us at  [email protected].
Looking forward to seeing you!
To find out more about our speakers and our events go to our website at
One Health Academy