Tsuji Lab highly successful at American Society for Microbiology annual conference

Nick Smith and Brian Tsuji.

Nick Smith and Brian Tsuji

By Kara Sweet

Published July 12, 2019

Professor Brian Tsuji and PhD candidate Nicholas Smith (PharmD '18 & MS '18) attended the 2019 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe annual conference in San Francisco.


Tsuji presented on the PK/PD relationships of antimicrobials as part of “The New Frontier of PKPD: Beam Me Up” workshop. Alumnae Elizabeth Lakota (PharmD/MS ’15) also contributed with a presentation entitled “Concepts in Antimicrobial PK-PD: Linking to Humans.”

Smith was one of 35 post-doctoral fellows accepted into the Infectious Disease Fellows Program, a prestigious award for MD, PhD and PharmD post-docs across the U.S. He presented two posters and was also selected to give a platform talk titled “New Combinations against NDM-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: A Modeling Approach for Pharmacodynamic Optimization.” This research was selected for the Outstanding Abstract Award.

ASM Microbe allows scientists to showcase research to the world of microbial scientists and delve into scientific interests and specialties with sessions in eight specialty tracks. 

For over 130 years, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has continually been a leader in the education of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, renowned for innovation in clinical practice and research. The school is accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and ranked as one of the top 25 schools of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences in the United States.