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MAMPM MEETING AGENDA

This meeting offers fifteen (15) hours of continuing veterinary medical education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

Sunday, January 30, 2011
2:00 - 4:30pm Registration
4:15-4:30pm Opening Remarks: Kadner Lecture Introduction
Paul Orndorff, 2011 MAMPM Chairman/Girija Ramakrishnan
4:30 - 5:30pm

Kadner Lecturer: Dr. Roberto Kolter- Harvard University“

Bacterial Biofilms in the Laboratory, and in Clinical and Environmental Settings”

Session 1 Vector Borne Pathogens, Moderator: Paul E. Orndorff
5:30 - 5:45pm

Paul A. Price-University of North Carolina - “Yersinia pestis Creates a Unique Protective Environment During Primary Pneumonic Plague”

5:45 - 6:00pm Hilary Truchan-Virginia Commonwealth University - Anaplasma phagocytophilum Uridylate Kinase Moonlights to Interact with the Endocytic Recycling Regulator Rab10 GTPase
6:00 - 6:15pm

Sharon Taft-Benz- University of North Carolina - “Pdpc is required for F. tularensis LVS and F. novicida replication in J774A.1macrophage-like cells”

6:15 - 6:30pm

John C. Freedman- Virginia Commonwealth University- “PlzA, a Cyclic-di-GMP Binding Protein of the Lyme Disease Spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, Regulates Motility, Chemotaxis and pathogenesis”

6:45 - 8:00pm Dinner
8:15 - 10:15pm Poster Session A (Posters 1-54)
Monday, January 31, 2011
7:00 - 8:00am Breakfast
Session 2 Vector-borne, Sexually Transmitted and Gram Positive Pathogens, Moderator:  Ann E. Jerse
8:15 - 8:30am

Christopher G. Earnhart- Virginia Commonwealth University - “Analysis of the Role of OspC in the Pathogenesis and Host Specificity of the Lyme Disease Spirochetes”

8:30 - 8:45am

Roger D. Plaut- Food and Drug Administration - “Investigation of Dissemination of Inhalational Anthrax in Mice”

8:45 - 9:15am

Alison K. Criss-University of Virginia Health - “Disarming of human neutrophil responses by Neisseria gonorrhoeae

9:15 - 9:30am

Kristie L. Connolly- Wake Forest University - Dispersal of Group A Streptococcal Biofilms by the Cysteine Protease SpeB Leads to Increased Disease Severity in a Murine Model”  

9:30 - 10:00am

Anthony R. Richardson- University of North Carolina - “Identification of a Lactate:Quionone Oxidoreductase (Lqo) in Staphylococcus aureus that is Required for Nitric Oxide-Resistance and Virulence”

10:00 - 10:30am Break
10:30 - 11:30am

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Aaron P. Mitchell-Carnegie Mellon University - "Post-Genomic Analysis of Candida Biofilm Formation" Introduction by William E. Goldman

11:30 - 11:45am

Andrea Hartman- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - “Type IV Pili Proteins Localize to Cell Poles and Division Septa in the Motile Pathogen Clostridium perfringens”

11:45 - 12:00

Vonetta L. Edwards- University of Maryland - “Estrogen and Progesterone Increase Neisseria gonorrhoeae Transmigration Across Polarized Genital Epithelial Cells”

Noon - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 - 5:00pm Recreation Time
Session 3 Immunity and Host Response, Moderator: Sean D. Reid
5:00 - 5:15pm

Meenu Mishra- The Ohio State University - “Impact of Serum Opsonization on Interactions Between Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Human Innate Immune Cells”

5:15 - 5:30pm

Soumita Das-University of Virginia - “Recognition of Enteric Bacteria by a New Pattern Recognition Receptor Brain Angiogenesis Inhibitor 1”

5:30 - 6:00pm

Jörn Coers- Duke University - “Dissecting the role of IFNg-induced GTPases in antimicrobial xenophagy”

6:00 - 6:15pm

Mark E. Marohn- University of Maryland - “The Role of the Francisella tularensis Pht Subfamily of Major Facilitator Superfamily Transporters in Intracellular Survival and Host Response”

6:15 - 8:00pm Dinner
8:15 - 10:15pm Poster Session B (Posters 55 - 107)
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
8:00 - 9:00am Breakfast
Session 4 Gram Negative Pathogens and Pathogenesis, Moderator: Stephen  B. Melville
9:15 - 9:30am

F. Heath Damron- Marshall University - “Alginate Overproduction in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Strain PAO1 Induced after Growth on Media Containing Triclosan and Ammonium Metavanadate”

9:30 - 9:45am Andrew J Manning - Duke University - “The Protective Capability of Secreted Outer Membrane Vesicles in Achieving Antimicrobial Resistance”
9:45 - 10:15am

Richard T. Marconi-Virginia Commonwealth University - “The c-di-GMP Producing, Borrelia burgdorferi Response Regulatory Protein-1, Controls Important Steps in the Enzootic Cycle of Lyme Disease Spirochetes”

10:15 - 10:45am Coffee Break and Check-Out
10:45 - 11:45am Keynote Address: Alison O'Brien, Ph.D. , Department of Micriobiology and Immunology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, "Interaction of Shiga Toxins with Colonic Epithelial Celles" Introduction by Marian L. McKee
11:45 - 12:00pm

Richard A. Juneau- Wake Forest University - “Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae Initiates Formation of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps”

12:00 - 12:15pm

Clayton C. Caswell-East Carolina University - “Role of the RNA chaperone Hfq in expression of the genes encoding the type IV secretion machinery of Brucella abortus 2308”  

12:15 - 12:30pm Meeting Close -Stephen B. Melville, 2013 MAMPM Organizing Chairman
12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch/Departure

Poster Session A
Sunday, January 30, 2011
8:15 PM – 10:15 PM

Please set up your poster BEFORE you leave for dinner.  The room should be available with boards in place when you arrive.  Posters must be removed at the end of the session.

Name

Board #

Name

Board #

Anderson, Melissa

1

Faherty, Christina

28

Anderson, Eric

2

Farrow, John

29

Armbruster, Chelsie

3

Feinen, Brandon

30

Ball, Louise

4

Feltcher, Meghan

31

Bednar, Maria

5

Fisher, Derek

32

Bridge, Dacie

6

Frederick, Jesse

33

Brunton, Jason

7

Freedman, John

34

Caswell, Clayton

8

Hall, Brian

35

Champion,  Anna

9

Hartman, Andrea

36

Chattopadhyay, Ranajoy

10

Henkel, James

37

Chen, Qing

11

Huang, Bernice

38

Christy, Nathaniel

12

Jakubowsi, Casey

39

Coers, Jörn

13

Jameson-Lee, Max

40

Coggan, Kimberly

14

Johnson, Brittany

41

Connolly, Kristie

15

Johnson, Richard

42

Coulson, Garry

16

Juneau, Richard

43

Council, Sarah

17

Kariisa, Ankunda

44

Courchesne, Michael

18

Kathariou, S.

45

Cowardin, Carrie

19

Kintz, Erica

46

Baumgartner, John

20

Knoten, Claire

47

Damron, Heath

21

Lane, Mary Chelsea

48

Das, Soumita

22

Liechti, George

49

Davis, Michael

23

Ligon, Lauren

50

Earnhart, Christopher

24

Limoli, Dominique

51

Edwards, Vonetta

25

Lindford, Alicia

52

Ellison, Matthew

26

Liu, Hualan

53

Ernst, Robert

27

Mahle, Amanda

54

Poster Session B
Monday, January 31, 2011
8:15 PM – 10:15 PM

Please set up your poster BEFORE you leave for dinner.  The room should be available with boards in place when you arrive.  Posters must be removed at the end of the session.

Name

Board #

Name

Board #

Manning,  Andrew

55

 

 

Marconi, Richard

56

Plaut, Roger

82

Marden, Jeremiah

57

Prabhakara, Ranjani

83

Marohn, Mark

58

Price, Paul

84

McIver, Kevin

59

Reott, Michael

85

McKenney, Elizabeth

60

Richardson, Anthony

86

McQueary, Christin

61

Roelofs, Kevin

87

Melvin, Jeffrey

62

Sen, Bhaswati

88

Menscher, Evan

63

Sepulveda, Victoria

89

Miller, Cheryl

64

Singletary, Lauren

90

Mishra, Meenu

65

Sivaraman, Vijay

91

Mortensen, Brittany

66

Spahich, Nicole

92

Nash, Rebekah

67

Sullivan, Tabb

93

Ndamukong, I.C.

68

Sultan, Syed

94

Nichols, Christina

69

Taft-Benz, Sharon

95

Obrist, Markus

70

Tripathi, Vibhay

96

Ojeda, Jenifer

71

Truchan, Hilary

97

Olekhnovich, Igor

72

Varga, John

98

Oliver-Kozup, Heaven

73

Verret, Amy

99

Owen, Katherine

74

Walker, Kimberly

100

Owings, Joshua

75

Warfel, Jason

101

Pang, Bing

76

Washington, Erica

102

Pechous, Roger

77

Weimer, Kristin

103

Pelletier, Mark

78

Weiner, Zachary

104

Perez, Antonia

79

Williams, Joshua

105

Perez, Natalie

80

Xu, Binjie

106

Perkowski, Ellen

81

Zurawski, Daniel

107

 

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