The 2014 NoroCORE™ Full Collaborative & Stakeholders Meeting was held October 30-31 in Dallas, TX, at the Omni Park West. The meeting was open to all NoroCORE™ investigators, technical staff, post-docs, students, and stakeholders. We held a welcome reception to kick off the meeting, which included a day of presentations and stakeholder discussion, followed by a half-day of student presentations and breakout sessions by Core. The program and most presentations are available below. Check out our blog for a recap of the meeting.
Program & Presentations
NoroCORE Overview…Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus, NCSU
Molecular Virology…Drs. Jan Vinje, CDC, & Mary Estes, Baylor College of Medicine
Detection…Dr. Robert Atmar, Baylor College of Medicine
Epidemiology and Risk Analysis part 1…Dr. Aron Hall, CDC
Epidemiology and Risk Analysis part 2…Dr. Christine Moe, Emory
Epidemiology and Risk Analaysis part 3…Dr. Amir Mokhtari, RTI International
Prevention and Control…Dr. Alvin Lee, IIT/IFSH
Extension and Outreach…Dr. Angela Fraser, Clemson
Education and Capacity Building…Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus, NCSU
Retail Food Service & Grocery Industry…Dr. Hilary Thesmar, Food Marketing Institute
Detection Industry…Dr. Sarita Raengpradub, Silliker Laboratories, Inc.
Sanitizers & Disinfectants Industry…Dr. David Macinga, GOJO, Inc.
Molluscan Shellfish Industry…Dr. Ken Moore, Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference
Fresh Produce Industry…Dr. Chip Simmons, NCSU
Cruise Industry…Valda Croskey (MPH, CHMM), Holland America Line
The investigation of plant-microbe interactions associated with noroviruses and leafy greens…Sarah Markland, NoroCORE Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. student at University of Delaware (Advisor: Dr. Kali Kniel)
Evidence of human norovirus internalization and dissemination in fresh produce…Erin DiCaprio, NoroCORE Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Student at The Ohio State University (Advisor: Dr. Jianrong Li)
Developing methods for efficient norovirus recovery and sanitization of carpets…David Buckley, NoroCORE Graduate Fellow, Masters Student at Clemson University (Advisors: Drs. Xiuping Jiang and Angela Fraser)
Characterization and control of norovirus interactions…Brittany Mertens, Ph.D. Student at North Carolina State University (Advisor: Dr. Orlin Velev)
Norovirus transfer to and through food worker gloves…Grishma Kotwal, Post-doc at University of Georgia (PI: Dr. Jen Cannon)