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Microbial Communities on Host Surfaces: Resource Dynamics & Disease Impact | Max Aleman, Penn State

PhD Student and NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Max Aleman, presented his research focused on diseased mushroom microbial biomarker, as well as how pathogen-induced changes in plant metabolite…

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Biofilm Signaling and Microbiome-Host Specificity in Vibrio fischeri | Mark Mandel, PhD, (UW)

Dr. Mark Mandel is an Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Dr. Mandel talks about the molecular mechanisms controlling Vibrio fischeri,…

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Microbiome Analysis as a Surveillance Tool to Detect and Track Plant Pathogen Threats | Veronica Roman-Reyna, PhD

Dr. Roman-Reyna, who started the lab at Penn State in Fall 2023, introduced her research goals and experience, including her vast work with different metagenomic sequencing methods and analyses. A…

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Dissecting Host-Microbiome Spatial Structure and Function | Emmanuel Edem Adade, SUNY Albany

Emmanuel Edem Adade, a PhD Candidate at SUNY Albany, presented his groundbreaking work on visualizing bacterial synthetic communities in a zebrafish model system. Emmanuel's work included using…

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Getting to the Root of Host-Microbiome Interactions | Cara Haney, PhD, University of Pittsburg

Dr. Cara Haney presents her cutting-edge research focused on understanding how host plants determine which bacteria are friends and which are foes using a model plant system and diverse strains of…

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Competition and Virulence in Pseudomonas syringae | Chad Fautt, PhD, Penn State

Dr Fautt presents his work in silico work including building an online platform for phylogenetic placement and virulence gene prediction, tailocin genes evolution and insight from protein folding,…

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Microbiomes in Wastewater Treatment| El Sayeed + Microbiome & Colonic Cells Co-culture| Nichols

Two talks (full titles and details) 0:00 - 27:24 - Waleed El Sayeed, PhD, Penn State Succession of Microbial Communities and Resistors in an Algal-Bacterial Wastewater Treatment System 27:29 -…

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Heterotroph/Phototroph Interactions and Community Assembly in Biocrust Microbiomes | Ferran Garcia-Pichel, PhD, Arizona State Univ.

Dr. Garcia-Pichel speaks about his research on biocrusts and restoration efforts, include his discovery of a predatory bacterium that can kill cyanobacteria – the primary component of…

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Host-Microbe Interactions in the Anthropocene | Isabelle Laforest-Lapointe, PhD, Université de Sherbrooke

Dr. Laforest-Lapointe presents her work on plant and human microbial ecology, with a focus on spatial dynamics and microbiome assembly in early life. The One Health Microbiome Center at Penn State…

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Leveraging Fermented Food Microbiomes for Sustainable Food Production | Josephine Wee, PhD, Penn State

Dr. Josephine Wee talks about various projects focused on understand sour dough bread microbiomes and how they can be leveraged to improve the quality and shelf life of bread, as well as potentially…

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Characterizing the Role of Bacteriophages in the Human Gut | Alejandro Reyes Muños, PhD, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

Dr. Alejandro Reyes Muños, Profesor Asociado and Director of the Biología Computacional y Ecología Microbiana (BCEM) at the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia, presents his…

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Bacteria 3 - Bacterial Physiology and Pathogenesis

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Bacteria 2 - Commensals, Opportunists, and Pathogens

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Bacteria 1 - Bacteria and Their Structures

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Impact of airway Prevotella spp on lung infection resilience | Sarah Clark, PhD, Univ. of Colorado

Full title: The species-specific impact of airway Prevotella on infection resilience in the lung. Dr. Sarah Clark, an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, talks…

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Expert Human Microbiome Scientist Q&A | The Invisible Extinction Film Screening Event

On March 2, 2023, the Microbiome Center hosted a community screening of The Invisible Extinction, followed by an expert scientist panel Q&A session. The event started with opening remarks from…

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