Welcome to MIMA!

The Minnesota Interlaboratory Microbiology Association (MIMA) is an independent organization dedicated to clinical and public health microbiology issues. MIMA is composed of individuals interested in current topics in clinical and public health microbiology. MIMA provides continuing education for laboratory-based personnel in the area of clinical microbiology through dinner meetings held three times per year. Dinner meetings feature speakers that give presentations about topics of interest to microbiologists.


SAVE THE DATE!! Our winter/spring meeting will be February 23, 2017.


Registration for the meeting is now closed. If you would like to attend, please email mima.general@gmail.com


The meeting will be held at Profile Event Center in Minneapolis.


Speaker 1: “From A(edes) to Z(ika) and Everything In Between”

Elitza S. Theel, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
Director, Infectious Diseases Serology Laboratory
Co-Director, Vector-borne Diseases Laboratory Services
Division of Clinical Microbiology


  Speaker 2: “Bacteriophage/Antibiotic Combinations: Promising Future Therapy for Device-Related Biofilms?”

Anne-Marie Leuck, MD
University of Minnesota Assistant Professor: Medicine / Infectious Diseases



Are you interested in becoming a board member? Our treasurer position is vacant; if you are interested, please contact us at mima.general@gmail.com for details!


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