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Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Room 229, MS1021
Office: 419-383-4323
Fax: 419-383-3002 Microbiology.Immunology@utoledo.edu

Michael P. Bechill, Ph.D. Candidate

Michael Bechill, Ph.D. Candidate 
 

Ph.D. Candidate

Affiliation: Dr. Kevin Pan, Ph.D.
University of Toledo Health Sciences Campus
College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Infection, Immunity & Transplantation (IIT Track)

Lab: (419) 383-5421
Cell: (419) 822-7143
E-mail: Michael.Bechill@rockets.utoledo.edu

Abstracts & Presentations:

Bechill M.P., Mance A.A., Isailovic D., Wooten R.M. Burkholderia pseudomallei lipopolysaccharide possesses unique Lipid A and is unable to elicit inflammatory responses necessary for intracellular clearance by macrophages.

Various versions of the above project were presented in oral and poster format at the following meetings:

  • 19th Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference, Milwaukee WI, September 2012; Poster.
  • 2012 Graduate Research Forum, Toledo, OH, March 2012; Poster.
  • 3rd Annual Ohio Center for Innovative Immunosuppressive Therapeutics Research Symposium, Toledo, OH, December 2011; Oral.
  • 18th Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, October 2011; Poster.
  • 2nd Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, Toledo, OH, March 2011; Poster.
  • 2011 Graduate Research Forum, Toledo, OH, March 2011; Poster.
  • 2nd Annual Ohio Center for Innovative Immunosuppressive Therapeutics Research Symposium, Columbus, OH, November 2010; Oral.
  • 2010 Graduate Research Forum, Toledo, OH, March 2010; Poster.
  • 1st Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, Toledo, OH, March 2010; Poster.
  • 4th Annual Ohio Center for Innovative Immunosuppressive Therapeutics Research Symposium, Toledo, OH, April 2013; Oral.

 Meetings Attended:

  •  3rd Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, Toledo, OH, March 2012.
  • 97th Annual Meeting – The American Association of Immunologists, Baltimore, MD, May 2010.
  • Ohio Branch American Society for Microbiology Spring Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, April 2010.
  • 1st Annual Ohio Center for Innovative Immunosuppressive Therapeutics Research Symposium, Sandusky, OH, July 2009.
  • 2009 Graduate Research Forum, Toledo, OH, March 2009.

Professional/Leadership Experience:

Graduate Student Association

  • President, 2010-2012
  • Vice-President, 2009-2010

Honors & Awards:

The University of Toledo

  • Semi Finalist 2012 Graduate Research Forum, Toledo, OH, March 2013; Poster  
  •  Invited Speaker: National Association of Graduate and Professional Students (NAGPS) Midwest Regional Conference. Columbus, OH, April 2012
  • Recipient: University of Toledo Graduate Council resolution of gratitude for dedication and service as a member of the Graduate Council Executive Committee. May 2012

 



 

Last Updated: 3/23/15