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Microbiology at Cornell Symposium

Save the Date!!

Monday, October 9, 2017
Stocking Hall Conference Center

4th Annual Microbiology Symposium

This all-day symposium will feature short talks and a poster session highlighting on-going research projects of labs on campus and beyond Cornell.


3rd Annual Symposium Schedule, October 10, 2016

  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM        Continental breakfast, Warren Hall 401
  • SHORT TALKS, Warren Hall 151
9:00-9:10 Esther Angert Welcome!
9:10- 9:25

Evgeniya Nazarova

Rv3723 coordinates uptake of fatty acids and cholesterol by Mycobacterium tuberculosis through modulation of the mce transport 


Heng Zhao

Depletion of undecaprenyl pyrophosphate phosphatases (UPP-Pases) disrupts cell envelope biogenesis in Bacillus subtilis


Jasna Kovac

Clade-specific production of hemolysin BL by Bacillus cereus group dairy isolates 


Tobias Doerr

Outer membrane permeability barrier in Vibrio cholerae

  • 10:15 - 10:55 AM     Coffee break, Warren 401
  • SHORT TALKS, Warren 151

Lubna Richter

Alteration of bacterial consortium leads to significant phenotypic and transcriptomic differences in a lipid producing Chlorophyta

David Sannino

A role for thiaminase I in thiamin biosynthesis in Burkholderia thailandensis 


Juhong Chen

Colorimetric detection of Escherichia coli using freeze-dried engineered bacteriophage


Tory Hendry

 Genome evolution in the luminous bacterial symbionts of deep sea anglerfish


Patricia Mowery

Xylella fastidiosa pil-chp operon is involved in regulating both type I and IV pili

  • 12:30 – 1:30 PM       LUNCH, Warren 401

  • 1:30 - 3:00 PM         Poster session, Networking,  Awards Recognition, Warren 401

Microbiology Symposium Registration

Presentation Title Submissions

For ORAL PRESENTATION, please enter the Title and Presenter. For POSTER PRESENTATION, please enter the Title and Authors.

Selections for oral presentations will be made by Oct. 5.
Please direct questions to Esther Angert at