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Annual Faculty Research Retreat

Friday, October 28, 2022

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8:00 a.m.
REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
  
8:25 a.m.OPENING REMARKS
Phillip Scott, PhD
Vice Dean for Research & Academic Resources
  
8:30—9:50 a.m.CENTER FOR STEWARDSHIP AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
  
8:30—8:38 a.m.
Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something green: Introduction to the new center
Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD
  
8:38—8:56 a.m.Animal welfare on the farm: Maximizing farmers’ and animals’ interests
Meghann K. Pierdon, VMD
  
8:56—9:14 a.m.Gastrointestinal microbial health at the human-animal interface
Laurel E. Redding, VMD, PhD
  
9:14—9:32 a.m.
Upcycling wasted food via livestock: low-cost non-competing feeding strategies to address multiple sustainability objectives
Zhengxia Dou, PhD
  
9:32—9:50 a.m.Interdependencies between methanogens and fermenting microbes in the rumen: challenges and opportunities for enteric methane mitigation in livestock
Dipti Pitta, BVSc, MSc, PhD
  
9:50—10:15 a.m.BREAK
  
10:15—11:35 a.m.INSTITUTE FOR INFECTIOUS & ZOONOTIC DISEASES
  
10:15—10:35 a.m.Overview of the IIZD—one year on
Christopher A. Hunter, PhD
  
10:35—10:55 a.m.

DNA sensing by mammalian RBCs
Nilam S. Mangalmurti, MD



10:55—11:15 a.m.Dissecting the factors driving H5N1 emergence and transmission
Louise H. Moncla, PhD
  
11:15—11:35 a.m. Modeling SARS-CoV-2 infection across species
Elizabeth M. Lennon, DVM, PhD
  
11:35—12:00 p.m.POSTER BLITZ
  
12:00—1:00 p.m.
LUNCH
  
1:00—1:50 p.m.MARSHAK LECTURE Introduction by Julie C. Ellis, MS, PhD
  
 

Pathogen emergence, and disease in motion
C. Jessica Metcalf, PhD
Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology & Public Affairs
Princeton University

  
1:50—2:05 p.m.
 BREAK
  
2:05—3:25 p.m.
PENN VET CANCER CENTER
  
2:05—2:25 p.m. Inspirations and aspirations for the Penn Vet Cancer Center
Ellen Puré, PhD
  
2:25—2:45 p.m.
Genetic tools to dissect carcinoma ontogeny
Christopher J. Lengner, PhD
  
2:45—3:05 p.m.

Translational investigation of near infrared imaging
David E. Holt, BVSc, DACVS

  
3:05—3:25 p.m.

A roadmap for establishing CAR T therapy in the veterinary oncology clinic
Matthew J. Atherton, BVSc, PhD


 
3:25—3:35 p.m. ZOETIS PRIZE AWARDED BY MARK A. OYAMA, DVM, MSCE, DACVIM
  
3:35—5:00 p.m. POSTER SESSION AND RECEPTION