Student research

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS BY STUDENTS

· Lasata Shrestha, J.W. Park, Detection of Bacterial Contamination in Blenderized Food for Tube Feeding in a US Hospital Setting, 79th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB),  Mar 29-31, 2018, Myrtle Beach, SC.

· Katrina Bokenfohr, J.W. Park, Effect of Crude Oil on Vibrio parahaemolyticus, a Causative Bacterium of Seafood Poisoning, 78th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB), Mar 29- Apr 1, 2017, Montgomery, AL.

· Callie Bennett, J.W. Park, Bacterial Communities Residing in Core and Surface of Tar Balls on the Gulf Coast Beaches, 78th annual meeting of the ASB, Mar 29- Apr 1, 2017, Montgomery, AL.

· Priya Bhattacharya, J.W. Park, Analysis of Bacterial Communities in Sediments of Northern Gulf of Mexico and Effects of Treatment with the Oil Dispersant Corexit® 9500A, 78th annual meeting of the ASB, Mar 29- Apr 1, 2017, Montgomery, AL.

· Elena Brown, J.W. Park, Impact of the Elk River chemical spill on Bacterial community, 77th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 31- Apr 2, 2016, Concord, NC.

· Madison Cooper, Katrina Bokenfohr, Callie Bennett, J.W. Park, Analysis of bacterial community along a depth gradient in marine tar balls, 77th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Mar 31- Apr 2, 2016, Concord, NC.

· Mai Tran, Garrett Lloyd, Kewei Yu, J.W. Park, Risk Assessment of Microbial Pathogens in Tar-filled Shells on Alabama beach, 115th American Society for Microbiology (ASM) International meeting, May 30 – June 2, 2015, New Orleans, LA.

· Mai Tran and J.W. Park, Effect of Freshwater Exposure on Tarballs Bacterial Community, 76th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Apr 1-4, 2015, Chattanooga, TN. [oral presentation]

· Elena Brown, Mai Tran, J.W. Park, Bacterial Response to the Elk River Chemical Spill in West Virginia, 76th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Apr 1-4, 2015, Chattanooga, TN.

· Mai Tran and J.W. Park, Risk Assessment of Microbial Pathogens in Tar-filled Shells along the Gulf of Mexico and Freshwater Tarballs, 75th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Apr 2-5, 2014, Spartanburg, SC. [oral presentation]

American Society for Microbiology (ASM) General meeting at New Orleans, LA 2015