Exploring and extending microbial niche space

Seminar Details
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm


Terrence Bell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Penn State University


The Microbiome Centers Consortium Seminar Series

Join MCC's new weekly seminar and discussion series on Thursdays at noon MST (2pm EST). The series will kick off on March 11 by showcasing junior researchers. Each speaker will present 30 minutes leaving 30 minutes for discussion with the audience. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED, see link above. You can also nominate additional speakers here. This first months speakers are:

March 11, 2021

Microbial communities in built food processing environments

Jasna Kovac

Assistant Professor

Penn State University

March 18, 2021

Who’s in charge here?: Microbial contributions to animal physiology, ecology, and evolution

Kevin Kohl

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh

March 25, 2021

Reciprocal interactions between the gut microbiome and tissue microenvironment promote distant regulation of tumor metastasis

Melanie Rutkowski

Assistant Professor

University of Virginia

April 1, 2021

A comparative primate perspective on the human microbiome

Katherine Amato

Assistant Professor

Northwestern University

April 8, 2021

Thriving in trash: microbial communities in municipal landfills

Laura Hug

Assistant Professor

University of Waterloo

April 15, 2021

A metabolomics strategy for inferring consumer-resource relationships for gut microbes

Gregory Medlock

Assistant Professor

University of Virginia

April 22, 2021

Informative Rivers: Microbiomes in Sewers from Source to Release

Cresten Mansfeldt

Assistant Professor

CU Boulder

April 29, 2021

The human virome: COVID-19 Edition

Efrem Lim

Assistant Professor

Arizona State University

May 6, 2021

Exploring and extending microbial niche space

Terrence Bell

Assistant Professor

Penn State University

May 13, 2021

The Indoor Microbiome: From Virus Surveillance in Buildings to Mold Prevention in Spacecraft

Karen Dannemiller

Assistant Professor

Ohio State University

May 20, 2021

An expanded view of the global ocean virosphere

Ahmed Zayed

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ohio State University