News & Events

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday Weekly Lab Meetings @ 10am: Current and prospective lab members welcome!

Link: https://udel.zoom.us/j/5525219166

 

ANFS865 Seminars: Will resume in Fall 2021 semester: Current and prospective lab members welcome!

Link in the calendar event description.

 

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Past Achievements and Events

2020

Alexa Johnson Presented a poster at ASAS

 

 

Undergraduate Research Symposium: Posters presented

Zoe Seitz

Allison Baiungo

Michael Morguess

Christine Marchesano

Daniellaa Morris

Courtney Barbato

David Vega

Kasey Hobert

 

2019

AAVP (American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists), Denver, CO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

People:

Senior Thesis Research:  

Anthony Pompetti

Rebecca Davis

Undergraduate Research Symposium: Posters presented

2018

People:

Meredith Bonnell (Grad)

Justin Blair (Grad)

Jose Chazi Capelo (Grad)

Anthony Pompetti

Rebecca Davis (McNair Scholar)

Justine Cianci

Lauren (Nikki) Weems

Tesa Stone

Kathryn Babiarz

Gisselle Garcia (CANR Summer Institute)

Luci Mehr (Unique Strengths Fellow)

Samantha Diaz (Summer researcher from UD, Envision program)

Favour Chibueze (Summer researcher from Lincoln, Envision program)

Nicole Owens ((Summer researcher from DTCC, INBRE program))

Senior Thesis Research:  

Justine Cianci, Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences, Determining the relationship between barometric pressure changes and incidence of equine colic

Lauren (Nikki) Weems:  Identifying differences in the gut microbiome of easy and hard keeper horses

July 2018-

  AAVP (American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists), Denver, CO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Davis, Biological Sciences (McNair), Distribution of cyathostomin species in horses across the United States

Justin Blair, Predatory fungus capture efficiency for equine cyathostomin larvae in the presence and absence of free-living soil nematodes

August 2018-

Undergraduate Research Symposium: Posters presented

Nicole Owens, (INBRE) (DTCC) In Vitro Analysis of the Effect of NSAIDS on the Equine Gut Microbiome

Kathryn Babiarz, Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences, An In Vitro Assessment of the Effects of Phenylbutazone on the Equine Gastric Microbiome

Favour Chibueze, (Envision) (Lincoln University), Estimation of Bacterial Populations in Response to a Poultry Litter Amendment

Rebecca Davis, Biological Sciences (McNair), Determining Geographic Spatial Trends of Cyathostomin and Bacterial Co-Occurrence

Samantha Diaz, Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences (Envision, NIFA Grant), The Equine Microbiome Project: Age and the Equine Microbiome

Gisselle Garcia, Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences (CANR Summer Institute), An In Vitro Assessment of the Effects of Firocoxib on the Equine Gastric Microbiome

Luci Mehr, Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences (CANR Unique Strengths), In Vitro Analysis of the Effect of a Nutritional Supplement on the Equine Gut Microbiome

Anthony Pompetti, Biological Science Education, Tracking Recovery of Cyathostomin Species Following Macrocyclic Lactone Treatment

2017

People:

Justin Berg

Hailey Seigel

Chris Learning

Brian Chambers

Meredith Bonnell (Grad)

Justin Blair (Grad)

Maryn Jordan

Tesa Stone

Haley Nelson

Elizabeth Wagura (Summer researcher from Lincoln, Envision program)

Senior Thesis Research:  

Brian Chambers: Optimizing molecular techniques for the identification of cyathostomins

February 2017-

Microbial Systems Symposium: Posters Presented

Justin Berg, Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences. Equine Microbiome Project: Understanding the Difference in the Horse Gut Related to Diet

May 2017-

Celebration of Undergraduate Engaged Scholarship: Posters Presented

Justin Berg, Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences. Equine Microbiome Project: Understanding the Difference in the Horse Gut Related to Diet

Brian Chambers, Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Biosciences. Optimization of Molecular Techniques for the Identification of Small Strongyles

June 2017-

ESS (Equine Science Symposium), Minneapolis, MN: Posters Presented

Nelson, H.G, Chambers, B., Biddle, A.S. 2017. Taxa distribution of small strongyles across New England, the Mid-Atlantic and Pacific Western regions of the United States. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 52, 62-63. 

Chambers, B.M., Nelson, H.G., Berg, J.T., Biddle, A.S. 2017. Optimization of molecular techniques for the identification of small strongyles. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 52, 59.  

Berg, J.T., Chambers, B., Siegel, H., Biddle, A. 2017. Equine microbiome project: Understanding differences in the horse gut microbiome related to diet. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 52, 94. 

July 2017-

AAVP (American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists), Indianapolis, IN

Justin Blair: Capture mechanisms of Duddingtonia flagrans on equine cyathostomin larvae:  Oral Presentation

August 2017-

Undergraduate Research Symposium: Posters presented

Lauren Weems, Biological Sciences: The effect of KLASP litter amendment on bacterial communities

Rebecca Davis, Biological Sciences

Anthony Pompetti, Biological Sciences

Elizabeth Wagura

2016

People:

Justin Berg

Hailey Seigel

Brian Chambers

Meredith Bonnell (Grad)

Maryn Jordan

Tesa Stone

Haley Nelson

James Madlock (Summer researcher from Cheyney, Epscor program)

Greg Patterson (Summer researcher from Jefferson, Epscor program)

May 2016:  Ag Day,  Hailey Seigel at our booth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Research: James Madlock and Greg Patterson join the team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 2016 summer lab team!

 

 

 

 

August 2016-

Undergraduate Research Symposium: Posters presented

Justin Berg, Pre-Veterinary Medicine & Animal Biosciences, The Equine Microbiome Project

Brian Chambers, Pre-Veterinary Medicine & Animal Biosciences, Resistance of Cyathostomins to Dewormers and its Relation to Horse Age, Gender and Breed

James Madlock, Biology (EPSCoR) (Cheyney University) Measuring Metabolic Changes Over Time in Equine Microbiome Community

Gregory Patterson, Biology (EPSCoR) (Cheyney University) Primer Design for Identification of Small Strongyle Species

2015

 People:

Justin Berg

Hailey Seigel

Brian Chambers

Barbara Hahn

Jessica Spleen

Meredith Bonnell

Maryn Jordan

July 1-

First Day of the lab

August 2015-

Meredith Bonnell joins lab (Masters student)

October 2015-

Equine Microbiome Project is launched:  

Jessica Spleen with the first round of kits ready to ship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maryn Jordan with the second round of kits ready to ship

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