About The Convention ( PSM 46 ) Microbiology : At The Forefront Of Social Design

About the Convention ( PSM 46 ) Microbiology : at the Forefront of Social Design


at the Forefront of Social Design

July 6-7 2017

TRYP BY Wyndham, Mall of Asia . Manila-1Esplanade,
MOA Complex, Pasay City

First Announcement Cover
History has always seen microbes under a grim light – as agents of deathand disease. Yet what is interesting is that since time immemorial, humanity has also benefited from these so called “dangerous” microbes. Microbiology has been part of our lives despite having little or no knowledge of it.

The Philippine Society for Microbiology, for its 46th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting, celebrates the importance of microorganisms in many practical aspects of human culture. Microorganisms appear in published literature, film and the arts. Viruses are important pathogens, while bacterial fermentation is a source of many food products and chemicals. Microorganisms are important in sewage treatment, and some serve as model organisms in genetics. How many movies of diseases and mass infection have we seen in theaters? Microorganisms, small as they are, play many important roles in human society
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Important Dates

May 7, 2017

Deadline for Abstact Submissions

May 7, 2017

Deadline of Nominations

May 31, 2017

Deadline Online Pre-Registration

  • µ TALK on Microbiology Updates:
    PSM Members who are Academicians of the country
  • DIRECTOR’s CUT: State of the Art in Microbiology
  • YRG Session
  • Outstanding Microbiologist Lecture
  • Microbial enzymes (Fungal Endophytes)
  • Updates on Dengue Viral Infections
  • Novel bacterial enzymes
  • Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli and Vibrio cholerae

The Directors’ Cut

State of the Art in Microbiology
To come up with the research profile/updates of the microbiology research from different SCUs and other HEIs. Awareness of the research thrusts of these institutions will serve as a venue to invite other researchers working in the same field, promote and encourage collaboration, invite graduate students for the conduct of their research work, thereby maximizing resources and avoiding research duplications. 


Tentative Schedule
July 5
1500 – 1700
Early Registration
2000 – 0000
July 6
0700 – 0830
830 – 1120
Opening Ceremonies
1120 – 1200
Plenary Lecture 1
1200 – 1400
Group Picture, Lunch and Poster Viewing
1400 – 1440
Plenary Lecture 2
1440 – 1520
µ Talk
1520 – 1600
Plenary Lecture 3
1600 – 1630
Snacks and Poster Viewing
1630 – 1800
PSM General
Assembly meeting
1800 – 2100
Fellowship Night
Vikings Venue (RSVP
July 7
0700 – 830
830 – 0910
Plenary Lecture 4
0910 – 1000
Director’s Cut:
State of the art
in Microbiology
1000 – 1020
Snacks and Poster Viewing
1020 – 1200
Best Paper Competition
1200 – 1400
Lunch and Poster Viewing
1400 – 1600
Technical Sessions
/ YRG Session
1600 – 1630
1630 – 1700
Snacks and Poster Viewing
1700 – 1730
Closing Ceremonies

Convention Rates
 Pre-registrationOn-site registration
Undergraduate studentsPhP 5,300.00PhP 5,800.00
MembersPhP 6,000.00PhP 6,800.00
Non-membersPhP 7,000.00PhP 7,500.00
Foreign participantsUS$ 200.00US$ 250.00

May 7, 2017

Deadline for Abstact Submissions

May 7, 2017

Deadline of Nominations

May 31, 2017

Deadline Online Pre-Registration


Steps on How to Register

  • 1Login/Create a Philsocmicro Online account @ registration.psm.org.ph
  • 2Choose which Payment Channel you Prefer
  • 3Settle the Amount on which Payment channel you chose
  • 4You will recieve a Confirmation email about your transaction
  • 5Done. See you on PSM 46

On-site Registration

Pre-registration will close at midnight May 31, 2017. Thereafter the pre-registration will not be applicable for any registrations online. Any delegates wishing to register after pre-registration has closed can register upon arrival at the registration desk on July 6 or 7, 2017 at the even venue. On-site registrations will be accepted, but Congress materials may be limited. Delegates planning to register on-site are advised to arrive early. On-site registration will proceed on a first-come, first-served manner. Please see the time schedule for registration hours.


  1. Early registrations fees are only available for those who register and make full payment before May 31, 2017. If you register and do not make payment by the said date, you should make payment for the on-site registration fees.
  2. Attendees are required to create or update their PSM Account to register. Visit PSM registration http://registration.psm.org.ph
  3. By signing up on the registration domain of PSM will give you your new PSM ID, access to our payment channels , exclusive downloads and will give you the capability to submit abstracts for the PSM convention

Call for Papers


  • 1Prepare a copy of your abstract. Make sure to follow this format click here to see abstract sample
  • 2Sign-up/Login to registration.psm.org.ph
  • 3Find and Click the word Abstract on the dashboard sidebar menu and click it
  • 4Once on the Abstract Submission page fill up the necessary fields according to which category your paper is being submitted into
  • 5Upload a copy of your Abstract (only .doc or docx files will be accepted)

  • Best Paper
  • Techinical Sessions
  • Poster Paper

Exclusive for Members
Esco-PSM Research Grants New!
Reinlab-PSM Scholarship to Employment scheme New!

New Scholarships

This year, PSM introduces 2 new scholarship grants courtesy of Esco Philippines, Inc. and Reinlab Corporation. These new scholarships are expansion of the thesis subsidy grant and the thesis subsidy grant


Aside from lower rates for PSM events, Members of the society have access to scholarship grants given by the society yearly.

Thesis/Dissertation Reproduction Grant (TRG)
Thesis/Dissertation Subsidy Grant (TSG)
Young Researchers Grant (YRG)

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PSM Awards

As a national society of microbiologists, the Philippine Society for Microbiology, Inc. (PSM, Inc.) endeavors to enrich and make vibrant and productive the science of microbiology. Towards this end, it has seen fit to honor the microbiologist and give recognition for his/her body of works in microbiology so that in some way, others may gain inspiration and the proper motivation to discover, refine and disseminate new scientific information in microbiology.

To learn more about the various awards given by PSM:


Merck Inc.
Lifeline Diagnostics Supplies, Inc.

3M Philippines, Inc

Fil-Anaserve Inc.


Lab Traders Inc.

Yana Chemodities Inc.

Macare Medicals

Glenwood Technologies International, Inc.
Chemoscience Phils. Inc.
RainPhil Inc.
Ritegroup Inc.
Yakult Philippines Inc.
Dakila Trading
Biokits Philippines Inc.
TNC Everlight Philippines Inc.