Poster Presentations

4:00- 5:30pm
4:00-4:45pm Presenters stand by odd numbered posters
4:45-5:30pm Presenters stand by even numbered posters

P1

Nabila Alshibli

Prairie Soil Harbors Diverse
Nitrogen-Fixing Streptomyces

P2

Amrit Koirala

Diazotrophic Microbacterium
isolates from the Soil of Grassland in Sioux Prairie, South Dakota harbor
nifH homologous to Mesorhizobium

P3

Zachary Hying

Exploring the Rhizobial
Interaction With Non-Nodulating Legume Gleditsia Triacanthos

P4

Laura Ketelboetor

Do nodulating and
non-nodulating primitive (Caesalpinioid) legumes share nitrogen-fixing
symbionts?

P5

Jacob Zahler

Use of Microbial Processing
to Enhance Various Feed By-Products

P6

Jacob Zahler

Optimizing Processing
Parameters to Maximize Glyceollin Production in Soybeans Using Fungal
Stimulation

P7

Burgandy Roberts

Utilizing Fungal Metabolic
Process to Enhance Nutritional Composition of Flax Meal and Carinata Meal for
Feed Application

P8

Autumn Kraft

Evaluation of the Impact of
Environmental Stressors on EHEC Attachment Gene Expression using a
ß-Galactosidase Reporter Fusion Construction

P9

Lane Blasius

Differentiating Escherichia
coli
Fitness in Soil by its Susceptibility to Grazing by Dictyostelium
discoideum

P10

Natalie Rumball

Phenotypic Characterization
of E. coli in Beach Sand

P11

Megan Kroll

Toxicity of Flavobacterium
columnare
Spent Media Is Eliminated by Heat or Trypsin Treatment

P12

Camillus Greguske

Mutation in genes required
for motility and secretion in Flavobacterium johnsoniae reduce biofilm
formation

P13

John Schneider

The role of secreted
proteases in virulence of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare

P14

Zachary Porior and
Cassandra Landstrom

Development of a Diagnostic
RT-PCR Assay for the Detection of LMB-BV

P15

Eric Lewellyn

High functional conservation
in the endocytic pathway is revealed by complete gene replacements among
distantly related yeasts

P16

Miriam Price

Diagnosis of acute Chagas
disease by detecting species-specific repetitive DNA from filtered human
urine samples

P17

Maxwell Kollar

A novel Trypanosoma sp. in
the Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis)

P18

Baustin Welch

Cryptosporidium infection
causes increased expression of secreted host mucins by HCT-8 cells

P19

Brenda Kaczorowski

The C-terminus of SAS-6 is
Required for Centriole Duplication

P20

WM Dinusha Peiris

In vitro interaction testing
of putative TGME49_266900 cyclin protein of Toxoplasma gondii

P21

Kabita Pandey

GTPase-activating protein
-binding protein 1 (G3BP1) plays an antiviral role in Porcine Epidemic
Diarrhea Virus replication

P22

William Bull V and Jonah
Weld

Production of Bacteriophage
Cocktail for Treatment of Wastewater Facility Biosolids

P23

Jared Hoffert

Characterization of three
Enterobacter aerogenes-specific Bacteriophages

P24

Tirth Uprety

Effect of cell
immortalization on TLRs expression and transcriptome profiling of TLRs and
cytokine genes in bovine ileal epithelial cells stimulated with bacterial
ligands

P25

Marina Bruciuc

Optimization of
Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Viability Using Flow Cytometry

P26

Sirri Ngwa

Designing a Luminescence
Assay to Measure In-Vitro Binding of the Fibronectin Attachment Protein (FAP)
of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis to Fibronectin

P27

Anthony Kappel

Effects of metals on the
relative abundance of antibiotic resistant bacteria in drinking water

P28

Danielle Dolinac

Extracellular DNA in the
biofilms of Deinococcus aquaticus

P29

Kaitlin Geisenhof

Can E. coli adapt to changes
in carbon source while growing in minimal media?

P30

Nicole Thunes

An inducible fluorescent
reporter system to measure lux operon promoter activity

P31

Nanfang Wang

Micro-compartmentalized
Subcellular Localization