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Integrative Pathobiology Research Symposium

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    Our Research Symposium - 2014

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  • Photo: CCM

Wednesday, February 21, 2018


1030 Gladys Valley Hall


Keynote speaker is Associate Professor Janelle Ayres of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.


1:00 - 2:30pm: Student Research Presentations

Kasen Riemersma (PI Lark Coffey): "Infection dynamics and disease in chikungunya virus fidelity variant infected mice"

Samah Abdelrazek (PIs Richard Connon, Stuart Meyers, Esteban Soto): "Experimental Susceptibility of Different Fish Species to Veronaea botryosa"

Araya Radtanakatikanon (PIs Bill Vernau and Peter Moore): "Improving Clonality Testing for Feline T-cell Lymphoma"

Sita Withers (PI Rob Rebhun): "Multi-Color Flow Cytometry to Assess Age-Linked Changes in Canine Memory T Cell Subsets and Function"

Ben Plourde (PI Janet Foley): "Reservoirs of Spillover Pathogens Exhibit Fast Life History Traits"


2:30 - 3:00pm: Coffee and Cookies


3:00 - 4:00pm: Janelle Ayres, PhD “Host-microbe interactions: Harnessing co-evolution to treat disease”


4:00 - 5:00pm: Student Poster Competition and Awards (Valley Commons)

Piyaporn Eiamcharoen (PI Kevin Keel)

Matthew Saldana (PI Kermit Carraway)

Emily Wong (PI Edward Schelegle)

Jamie White (PI Derek Cissell)

Maitreyee Jathal (PI Paramita Ghosh)

Yu Ueda (PI Josh Stern)

Omar Gonzales Viera (PI Kevin Keel)

Rita Bong (PI Woutrina Smith)

David Yang (PI Reen Wu)

Mauricio Navarro Badilla (PI Paco Uzal)

Kelly Lima (PI Nam Tran)

Ming Lo (PI Chris Miller)

Alejandro Triana Garcia (PI Swee Teh)

Eric Velazquez (PI Andreas Baumler)


5:00 - 7:00pm: Reception (Valley Commons)


RSVP to Jennifer Gouine at by February 15.