Program 2014

 

 

TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014

EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL,  LINCOLN, NE

 
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM REGISTRATION & INFORMATION DESK OPEN  
     
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM OPENING RECEPTION @ PINNACLE BANK ARENA - Sponsored by the University of Nebraska's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Office of Research.  
 

Meet at the Conference Registration Desk.

Transportation To/From the Arena will be provided
Arena is within walking distance of the Conference Hotel

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014

EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL, LINCOLN, NE

 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

LIGHT CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION DESK OPEN

 
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS  
 

Welcome and Guest Speaker Introduction

Archie Clutter, Dean, Agriculture Research Division, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  Opening Remarks - VIEW VIDEO

The Honorable Dave Heineman, Governor of the State of Nebraska

  USDA NIFA Welcome

Jeanette Thurston, National Program Leader, Division of Food Safety, USDA

9:00 AM - NOON BEEF  
  Welcome & Introduction
"Progress on Development and Improvement of Detection and Quantification Methods for STEC" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Rodney Moxley, DVM, PhD, Director-STEC CAP Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

"The US MARC Experience of Applying Non-O157 STEC Detection and Enumeration Methods to the Beef Continuum" -  VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Mick Bosilevac, PhD, US Meat Animal Research Center

 

"STEC in Michigan - From Shedding in Cattle to Human Disease" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Shannon Manning, PhD, Michigan State University

10:10 AM - 10:30 AM

REFRESHMENT BREAK

 
 

"MWAS and GWAS Studies to Define Associations Between Host Genetics, Microbiome Composition, and EHEC Colonization" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Andrew Benson, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

"Seasonal Variation in E. coli O157:H7 Shedding by Cattle: Fecal, Feed, and Other Factors" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Thomas Besser, DVM, PhD, Washington State University

 

"Recent Research on Antimicrobial Interventions and their Validation to Control STEC in Beef Products" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Gary Acuff, PhD, Director-Texas A&M Center for Food Safety

NOON - 1:00 PM

BUFFET LUNCH

 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM REGULATORY & LEGAL  
  "Federal Regulation of STECs and Other Pathogens: Past, Present and Future" - VIEW SLIDES  - VIEW VIDEO

Robert Hibbert, Morgan Lewis

  "Shiga Toxin Producing E. coli After Three Decades: The Continuing Challenge to Public Health" - VIEW SLIDES - NO VIDEO, PRESENTATION CANCELLED

Dr. Robert Tauxe, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  "USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service STEC Update"- VIEW SLIDES VIEW VIDEO

Philip Bronstein, PhD, USDA-FSIS

 

"Recent Research Findings on the Epidemiology of STEC in Beef Production Systems" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

David Renter, DVM, PhD, Kansas State University

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

REFRESHMENT BREAK

 
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM FOCUS on STEC CAP INITIATIVES  
  "PCR- and Culture-based Methods of Detection of STEC-7 in Cattle Feces" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

T.G. Nagaraja, PhD, Kansas State University

 

"STEC Detection and Characterization Using Multiplex Oligonucleotide Ligation-PCR (MOL-PCR)" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Dr. Alina Deshpande, Los Alamos National Laboratory

  "Translation of Shiga Toxin E.Coli: Mitigation to Field Implementation in the Beef Industry" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Kelly Oliver, Kansas State University

  "Expanding Food and Nutrition Science Education Through Additional, Enhanced Curriculum Development" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Jason Ellis, PhD,  Kansas State University / Dann Husmann, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  "Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment: An Update on
Objective 4 of the STEC-CAP Grant" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

 Michael W. Sanderson, DVM, Kansas State University

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM POSTER SESSION AND RECEPTION  
     

 

THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014

EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL, LINCOLN, NE

 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

LIGHT CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

 

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION DESK OPEN

 

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

ENVIRONMENT

 
  "The Role of Wildlife in the Dissemination of E. coli O157:H7 and Other STECs to Fresh Produce" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Michelle Jay-Russell, DVM, PhD, Dipl., ACVPM., University of California, Davis

  "Role of Insects in the Ecology of STEC" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Ludek Zurek, PhD, Kansas State University

 

"Dissemination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from a Cattle Feedlot: Effect of Proximity on Contamination of Leafy Greens, Pest Flies, and Bioaerosols" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Elaine Berry, PhD, US Meat Animal Research Center

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

REFRESHMENT BREAK

 

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

PRODUCE

 
  "The Survival and Growth of STEC in Soil Amendments Used in Agriculture" - VIEW SLIDES  VIEW VIDEO

Manan Sharma, PhD, USDA

  "Produce Industry Needs in Rapid Detection of Clinically Relevant STEC" - VIEW SLIDES  - VIEW VIDEO

Trevor Suslow, PhD, University of California, Davis

  "It's Here, We Found It, Now What Do We Do?? An Industry Perspective" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Will Daniels, Earthbound Farm

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

BUFFET LUNCH

 

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

RISK ASSESSMENT, INDUSTRY & CONSUMER

 
  "Reaching the Public with Safe Food Handling Information" - VIEW SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Christine Bruhn, PhD, University of California, Davis

  "STEC Needs and Interventions for Consumer and Retail Audiences" - VIEW  SLIDES - VIEW VIDEO

Ben Chapman, PhD, North Carolina State University

  "Consumers and Consumer Advocates Play a Vital Role in Reducing the Public Health Burden Attributed to STEC Illness" - VIEW SLIDESVIEW VIDEO

Vanessa Coffman, Education Manager, STOP Foodborne Illness

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

REFRESHMENT BREAK

 
  "Modeling Pathogen Controls in Beef Slaughter Establishments" - VIEW SLIDESVIEW VIDEO

Rachel Johnson-DeRycke, MPH, CPH, USDA-FSIS

  "STEC Industry Perspective" - VIEW SLIDES  - VIEW VIDEO

Brenden McCullough, National Beef

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM CLOSING COMMENTS - VIEW VIDEO  
     
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY BOARD & EXECUTIVE STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING (by invitation)