2014 Annual Research Planning Meeting

Dates: November 12-14, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

5:00 pm
Arrival, Campus Tours, USDA and PI dinner gathering

Thursday, November 13, 2014

8:00 am
Welcome and Introductions
» Dr. Lisa Mauer: Professor of Food Science & Director of the Center for Food Safety Engineering Dr. Karen Plaut: Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs, College of Agriculture Dr. Brian Farkas: Professor and Head of Food Science
8:30 am
Overview and update of USDA research activities
» Dr. George Paoli, Eastern Regional Research Center
9:00 am
BARDOT instrumentation and applications
» Drs. Arun Bhunia, Euiwon Bae, Bartek Rajwa, J. Paul Robinson
10:30 am
Microfluidic Biochips
» Dr. Rashid Bashir
11:00 am
Immunobiosensors
» Dr. Joseph Irudayaraj
11:30 am
Phage-based technology
» Dr. Bruce Applegate
1:20 pm
Cell Concentration and Detection
» Dr. Michael Ladisch
2:20 pm
Prevalence and persistence of Listeria monocytogenes
» Dr. Haley Oliver
2:40 pm
Bacterial communities on food
» Dr. Robert Pruitt
3:00 pm
Pathogen internalization
» Dr. Amanda Deering
4:00 pm
New Technologies
5:00 pm
Technology demonstrations

Friday, November 14, 2014

8:00 am
Detection and typing of foodborne pathogens
» Dr. Andrew Gehring, USDA
8:20 am
Detection and genotyping of Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli
» Dr. Yiping He, USDA
8:40 am
STEC: mutations limiting biofilm formation and positive control strains for FSIS
» Dr. George Paoli, USDA
9:00 am
Discussion and research planning
11:30 am
Poster session