July 2016

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Devendra Dusane
Postdoctoral Researcher, Microbial Infection & Immunity, The Ohio State University
"Strategies to treat intracellular and biofilm forming Staphylococcus aureus in orthopedic infections"

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Curtis Larimer
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
"Quantifying biofilm development and structure with image analysis and high resolution 3D imaging"

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Sarah Morgan
Sr. Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology, University of Washington
"Bacterial fitness determinants in chronic wound infections: Correlation with in vitro biofilm fitness"

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Rosa Oliveira
Postdoctoral Res., Araraquara School of Dentistry, UNESP–Univ. Estadual Paulista
"Effects of chlorhexidine treatments on single and mixed species biofilms of Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacillus acidophilus as well as S. mutans and Actinomyces naeslundii"

   
               

July 2015                                                                      

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Robert Huigens III

Assistant Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Florida
“Phenazine antibiotic inspired discovery of biofilm-eradicating small molecules”

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Juan Pavissich

Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Biotechnology, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
“Coupling multi-scale in situ determination of biofilm mechanical properties to mathematical modeling of biofilm fluid-structure interaction”

   
 

July 2014

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Jodi Connell

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Infectious Disease, University of Texas, Austin
“Analyzing secondary metabolite production by 3D-printed bacterial populations using scanning electrochemical microscopy”

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Keith Turner

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Infectious Disease, University of Texas, Austin
“Genetic requirements in spatially organized polymicrobial wound infection”

   
 

July 2013

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Chris Waters

Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University
“Elucidating and targeting cyclic-di-GMP signaling”
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Bill Wuest

Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Temple University
“Probing second messenger molecules in biofilm formation: C-di-GMP and pGpG inhibitors and chemical probes”

   
 

February 2013

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Kristen Kruszewski

Research Chemist, PPG Industries
“Inhibiting bacterial biofilm formation on stainless steel 316L using self-assembled monolayers”

   
 

July 2012

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Gilles Brackman

Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, University of Ghent, Belgium
“Interfering with quorum sensing: Exploring the potential of combination therapy to treat chronically infected wounds”

   
 

February 2012

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Adam Roberts

Lecturer, Microbial Diseases, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, England
“Investigations into mobile genetic elements and horizontal gene transfer within oral biofilms”

   
 

July 2011

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Ashley Franks

Research Assistant Professor, Director of K-12 Outreach, Geobacter Project, University of Massachusetts Amherst
“Methods for the study of extracellular electron transfer in electrode-associated biofilms using Geobacter sulfurreducens as a model”

   
 

February 2011

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Dirk Lange

Director of Basic Science Research, The Stone Centre at Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
“Urinary conditioning film components: A new target for preventing bacterial biofilm formation on urinary devices"

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Judith Schmiedel

Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Microbiology and Hygiene, Charité University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
“In situ measurement of biofilm activity by FISH: Implications for the therapy for infective endocarditis"

   
 

July 2010

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Anne Han

Wound Fellow, Dermatology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
“Novel molecular techniques to characterize the role of microbial flora in the pathogenesis of chronic wounds”

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Ge (Alice) Zhao

Senior Fellow, Dermatology, University of Washington
“Characterization of biofilm infected wounds in diabetic mice”

   
 

February 2010

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Gregory Anderson

Assistant Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis
“Regulation of toxicity in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms by the magnesium transporter MgtE”

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Joao Xavier

Assistant Professor, Computational Biology, Center for Systems Biology, Harvard University
“Social evolution theory and biofilms”