Monday May 13, 2024

12:00 – 12:45 pmRegistration Beck Agricultural Center, West Lafayette, IN
12:45 – 1:00 pmWelcome Remarks Karen Plaut, Caitlin Proctor, Purdue University
SESSION 1Modeling/Measuring Resilience of Microbiomes Convened by: Leo Green
1:00 – 1:25 pmIlya Slizovskiy, Purdue University Advancements in metagenomics for microbiome-wide profiling of genes and genomes of public health importance
1:25 – 1:45 pmAnnabel Biruete, Purdue University Dietary fiber, the gut microbiome, and chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder
1:45 – 2:00 pmMargaret Thairu, University of Wisconsin-Madison Behavior, Biology, and Well-being: Investigating changes in the gut microbiome in response to app-based well-being training
2:00 – 2:15 pmYonaida Valentine, The Ohio State University Circulating inflammation may be central to gut microbiota-mediated neuroinflammation and low emotionality after chemotherapy.
2:15 – 2:30 pmRwivoo Baruah, Purdue University Understanding the role of molecular weight in dietary fiber utilization by human gut microbiota
2:30 – 3:00 pmCoffee & Tea Break
3:00 – 4:00 pmKEYNOTE SPEAKER Paul Jensen, University of Michigan Exploring phenotypes and genotypes with a robot scientist
4:00 – 4:15 pmSuzanne Alvernaz, University of Illinois Creation and Validation of LIMÓN – Longitudinal Individual Microbial Omics Networks
4:15 – 4:30 pmMariana Guzmán Sánchez, Purdue University Insights into Gut Microbial Ecology: Modeling Interactions in Inulin Fermentation Communities
4:30 – 6:00 pmPoster Session 1 and Reception
7:00 pmTrainee Social Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main Street

Tuesday May 14, 2024

8:45-9:00 amWelcome Remarks – Bernard Engel, Purdue University
SESSION 2Ecosystem Resilience Convened by: Laramy Enders
9:00-10:00 amKEYNOTE SPEAKER- Adina Howe, Iowa State Midwest Microbiomes: From Rump to Runoff
10:00-10:30 amEsther Ngumbi, University of Illinois, Urbanna-Champaign Submerged in Stressors: How flooding, herbivory, and their interaction alter soil microbial communities and plant chemistry
10:30-11:00 amCoffee & Tea Break
11:00-11:15 amJacob Adler, Purdue University Rain Garden Soil Microbiome Biodiversity at Purdue University
11:15-11:30 amJames Riddell, The Ohio State University Methane-suppressing treatments greatly alter viral community activity in a thawing permafrost soil bioreactor 
11:30-11:45 amDaniel Raudabaugh, Purdue University Employment of a novel protocol to understand the influence of earlier colonizers on the fungal community composition and structure of rock faces
11:45-12:00 pmBridget Hegarty, Case Western Reserve University A Snapshot of Drinking Water Distribution System Phage Communities
12:00-1:30 pmLUNCH (Provided)
SESSION 3Resilience in One Health  Convened by: Patricia Wolf
1:30-2:30 pmKEYNOTE SPEAKER – Purna Kashyap, Mayo Clinic Hiding in plain sight: Biofilms as a mechanism by which pathogens persist in the gut
2:30-2:45 pmTingting Ju, Purdue University Missing microbes: Characterizing gut microbial communities in production animals
2:45-3:00 pmKris Martens, The Ohio State University Metagenomic sequencing detects injury-specific changes to the microbiome 30 days following traumatic brain injury in rodents
3:00 – 3:30 pmCoffee & Tea Break
3:30-4:00 pmMaria Elisa Caetano-Silva, University of Illinois Psychological stress-induced disruptions to intestinal mucosal compartments and the microbiome: Insights into stress pathways
4:00-4:15 pmRobert Glowacki, Cleveland Clinic Identification of genes and physiological factors that mediate strain-level variation in biofilm formation among Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron isolates
4:15-4:30 pmPallavi Singh, Northern Illinois University One-health approach to unravel the gastrointestinal microbial ecology and enteric pathogen shedding in bison
4:30 – 6:00 pmPoster Session 2 and Reception  

Wednesday May 15, 2024

8:45-9:00 amWelcome Remarks
SESSION 4Engineering Microbiomes Convened by: Caitlin Proctor
9:00-9:30 amKaren Dannemiller, The Ohio State University Utilizing microbial resilience in indoor spaces for improved detection of markers associated with human health outcomes
9:30-9:45 amMaysa Niazy, University of Guelph, Canada Towards high-throughput microbial diversity analysis: Application of the latent variable modeling approach to investigate vaginal microbiota communities in sows
9:45-10:00 amAnna Clapp Organski, Purdue University Oral contraceptive usage impacts exercise-induced changes in the gut microbiota
10:00-10:15 amXinran Zhang, University of Michigan Medium chain carboxylic acid recovery from acid whey using anaerobic dynamic membrane bioreactor
10:15-10:30 amZachary Liechty, Air Force Research Lab Shigellosis results in persistent changes to the gut microbiome
10:30-11:00 amCoffee & Tea Break
11:00-12:00 amKEYNOTE SPEAKER Ameet Pinto, Georgia Institute of Technology Towards microbiome inclusive drinking water management
12:00-1:30 amLUNCH (provided) & trainee career panel
1:30-2:00 pmPoster Highlights Short highlights of standout posters, to be selected
2:00-2:15 pmPoster Awards Ceremony and Closing Remarks Steve Lindemann