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  • Erin Strait (Iowa State University) Transcriptional analysis of swine cells to mycolasma infection
  • Tracy Nicholson (National Animal Disease Center) - development of swine microarrays for transcriptional gene profiling during infections

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae

  • Steve Djordjevic (Institute of Technology, Sydney) Role of surface proteins in pathogenesis, proteomics
  • Shane Burgess and Ken Pendarvis (University of Arizona) Proteomics
  • Ian Paulsen and Liam Elbourne (Macquarie University, Sydney) Analysis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae genome sequences

Food Safety

  • Nancy Cornick (Iowa State University) - E. coli 0157:H7 persistence in ruminants

Molecular Vaccines

  • Mike Wannemuehler (Iowa State University) - Development of enhanced vaccines, development of single dose vaccine against Yersinia pestis
  • Balajii Narasimhan (Iowa State University) - Use of polyanhydrides in microspheres for single dose vaccines, development of single dose vaccine against Yersinia pestis
  • Dennis Metzger (Albany Medical College) - Animal challenge studies for Yersinia pestis

Quorum Sensing

  • Alex Horswill (University of Iowa) and Matt Parsek (University of Washington) - Identification of the quorum sensing regulon in Yersinia pestis, AI-2 and AHL pathways
  • Greg Phillips (Iowa State University) - Genetic systems for use in Yersinia pestis
Last Updated on October 17, 2012