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MAMPM MEETING AGENDA

This meeting offers twelve (12) hours of continuing veterinary medical education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
2:00 - 4:30pm Registration
4:15 - 4:30pm Opening Remarks: Kadner Lecture Introduction
Peggy Cotter, 2015 MAMPM Chairman
4:30 - 5:15pm

Keynote Speaker (Kadner Lecture): Jim Kronstad, University of British Columbia

Session 1 Virulence Factor Regulation, Moderator: Heath Damron, University Of Virginia
5:15 - 5:30pm

Benjamin Belvin, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Biochemical Characterization of the Porphyromonas gingivalis regulator of the nitrosative stress response, HcpR"

5:30 - 5:45pm

Stephanie Cole, University of Maryland, "P. aeruginosa bypasses host suppression of quorum signaling during catheter associated urinary tract infection"

5:45 - 6:00pm Laura Gonyar, The University of Virginia, "Should I stay or should I go: ethanolamine as a signal for adhesion in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7"
6:00 - 6:15pm Michael Johnson, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, "Copper intoxication inhibits nucleotide synthesis in Streptococcus pneumoniae, engendering optimal clearance by macrophages during infection"
6:15 - 6:30pm Lauren M. Sheehan, , Virginia-Maryland CVM, "A Highly Conserved Transcriptional Regulator Is Essential for the Pathogenesis of Brucella abortus"
6:30 - 8:00pm Dinner - Meet the speaker opportunity
8:15 - 10:15pm Poster Session A (Posters 1-50)
Monday, January 26, 2015
7:00 - 8:00am Breakfast
Session 2

Bacterial adaptations during pathogenesis,

Moderator: Rita Tamayo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

8:15 - 8:45am

Robert K Ernst, University of Maryland, "Anaerobic Lipid A Palmitoylation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa is Regulated by Nitric Oxide Production"

8:45 - 9:00am

Michael Betteken, East Carolina University, "Bacteroides fragilis induces a Prolonged Oxidative Stress (POST) response utilizing Dps and DpsL to mediate survival in vitro and in vivo"

9:00 - 9:15am

Ki Hwan Moon, East Carolina University, "Role of CheD in Borrelia burgdorferi: Bacterial Chemotaxis and Pathogenesis"

9:15 - 9:30am

Erin B. Purcell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "The roles and regulation of Type IV pili in surface behaviors of virulent and hypervirulent Clostridium difficile strains"

9:30 - 9:45am

John Wren, Wake Forest School of Medicine, "Influenza A Virus Alters Pneumococcal Nasal Colonization and Middle Ear Infection Independently of Phase Variation"

9:45 - 10:30am Break
10:30 - 11:15am

Keynote Speaker: Raphael Valdivia, Duke University Medical Center, "NextGen Genetics in "genetically intractable" microbes"

Session 3 Bacterial Responses to Host Defenses , Moderator: Alison Criss, University of Virginia
11:15 - 11:30am Rebecca Beerman, Duke University, "Visualization and Manipulation of Calcium Dynamics in Inflammation and Infection"
11:30 - 11:45am Emily Billings, University of Virginia, "BAI1 regulates macrophage ROS mediated bactericidal activity against Gram-negative bacteria"
11:45 - 12:00

Carrie Cowardin, University of Virginia, "Inflammasome activation contributes to IL-23 production in response to Clostridium difficile"

12:15 - 1:00pm Lunch - Meet the speaker opportunity
1:00 - 5:15pm Recreation Time
Session 3 Bacterial Responses to Host Defenses , Moderator: Alison Criss, University of Virginia
5:15 - 5:30pm

Richard Juneau, University of Virginia, "A Thermonuclease of Neisseria gonorrhoeae Enhances Bacterial Escape from Killing by Neutrophil Extracellular Traps"

5:30- 6:00pm

Kimberly Paul, Clemson University, "The host is a harsh mistress: role of fatty acid synthesis in trypanosome survival"

6:00 - 6:15pm Richard A. Festa, Duke University School of Medicine, "Targeting Copper Homeostasis at the Host-Pathogen Interface During Cryptococcus neoformans Infection"
6:15 - 6:30pm

George Liechti, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, " Pathogenic Chlamydia lack a 'classical' peptidoglycan sacculus: Chlamydial murein biosynthesis and degradation is linked to cell division"

6:30 - 8:00pm Dinner
8:15 - 10:00pm Poster Session B (Posters 51 - 100)
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
7:00 - 8:00am Breakfast
Session 4 Gram Negative Pathogens, Moderator: Kevin McIver, University of Maryland
8:15 - 8:45am Bryan Krantz, University of Maryland, "Anthrax toxin protective antigen promotes lethal factor unfolding and translocation using an alpha-helical clamp"
8:45 - 9:00am

Dacie R. Bridge, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Center, "Polymorphism in the Helicobacter pylori CagA toxin differentially affects host cell signaling"

9:00 - 9:15am Sean Evans, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Orientia tsutsugamushi ankyrin repeat-containing proteins are type 1 secretion system substrates with one that potentially alters NF-κB function"
9:15 - 9:30am Kelly Freudenberger, Virginia-Maryland Regional CVM, "Identification and characterization of the glycosylated capsule-like complex of Francisella novicida"
9:30 - 9:45am Stefan Oehlers, Duke University Medical Center, "Interception of host angiogenic signalling limits mycobacterial growth"
9:45 - 10:00am

Katherine Owen, University of Virginia Health System, "Activation of Focal Adhesion Kinase by Salmonella suppresses autophagy via an Akt/mTOR signaling pathway and promotes bacterial survival in macrophages"

10:00 - 10:30am Coffee Break and Check-Out
10:30 - 11:15am Keynote Speaker:  Dan Wozniak, The Ohio State University
11:15 - 11:30am

Briana Petruzzi, Virginia-Maryland Regional CVM, "Biofilm Formation in Pasteurella multocida"

11:30 - 11:45am Erich V. Scheller, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "Cooperative Roles for Fimbria and Filamentous Hemagglutinin in Bordetella Adherence and Immune Modulation"
11:45 - 12:00pm Alison J. Scott, University of Maryland, "On-Tissue Lipidomics by Mass Spectrometry Imaging in a Francisella Infection Model, A New Approach to Host-Pathogen Interaction Studies"
12:00 - 12:15pm

Daniel V. Zurawski, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, "Hcp, the Type Six Secretion System needle, is an Acinetobacter baumannii virulence factor, and an anti-Hcp monoclonal antibody is protective in murine models of infection"

12:15 - 1:15pm Lunch - Meet the speaker opportunity
12:15pm Lunch/Departure - Safe travels!

Space to display posters is one side of a 4'H x 8'W corkboard

Resource for tips on preparing posters

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1955747/

 

Poster Session A
Sunday, January 25, 2015
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 #

Matthew  Addington-Hall

1

Jeffrey Freiberg
26
Irving Allen

2

Sarela Garcia-Santamarina

27

Devon Allison

3

Cindy Gode
28
Brandon Anjuwon-Foster 

4

Christen Grassel / Tao Wu
29
Beth Bachert

5

Miranda Gray

30

Phillip  Balzano

6

Kelsey Gregg

31

Rebecca Barnes

7

Lauren Griggs

32

Angelica Barrero-Tobon

8

Therwa Hamza

33

Ankita Basu Roy

9

Jonathan Handing

34

Andrea Beyer

10

Susanna Harris

35

Mohini Bhattacharya 

11

Janette Harro

36

William Brennan

12

Ashley Haught / Taylor Rogerson

37

Chris Broberg

13

William Hendrick

38

James Budnick

14

Casandra Hoffman

39

Devin Cash

15

Paul Hoffman

40

Rachael Chanin

16

Anne Hyman

41

Aimee  Cunningham

17

Johnny Jaber

42

Debasis Das

18

Crystal Jones

43

Philip Davidson

19

Daniel Jung

44

Bre-Onna DeLaine

20

Anagha Kadam

45

Ahmed Elhassanny

21

Ankunda Kariisa

46

Rory Eutsey

22

Yoann Le Breton

47

John Farrow

23

Lisa Leung

48

Lisa Fazzino

24

Richard Marconi

49

Matthew  Ford

25

Kurt Piepenbrink

50

 

 

 

 

Poster Session B
Monday, January 26, 2015
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 #

Leanne Mazzella
51
Blake Sanders

76

Robert McKee
52
Elyse Schmidt

77

Tamara McNealy
53
Deanna Schmitt

78

Steve Melville
54
Riley Sennett

79

Jeffrey Melvin
55
Victoria Sepulveda

80

Brittany Miller
56
Kathryn Sinclair

81

MD Motaleb

57

Jeticia Sistrunk
82
Zachary Nash

58

Vijay Sivaraman 
83
Ivan Ndamukong

59

Asya Smirnov
84
Zannatun Noor

60

Richard Sobe
85
Nathaniel O'Bier

61

Adam Spaulding

86

Stefan Oehlers

62

Nikolas Stasulli

87

Lee Oliver

63

Ganesh Sundar

88

Melissa Oliver

64

Luis Alberto  Vega

89

Mona Orr

65

Lauren VieBrock

90

Michelle Palacios

66

Leah Vincent

91

Bing Pang

67

Kimberly Walker

92

Josh Pitzer

68

Erin Wall

93

Alex Pollock

69

Mark Wang

94

Josh Quinn

70

Greg Wells

95

Lauren Radlinski

71

Jessie Wozniak

96

Stephanie Ragland

72

Christopher Wunsch

97

Erica Raterman

73

Qian Yu

98

Jennifer Reimche

74

Nicai Zollar

99

Edson Rocha

75

Kate Zulauf

100

     
 

 

TO CONTACT US:
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Fax: 919.513.6689
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