Students present research at meeting of the American Society of Microbiology


Eight biology students attended the American Society for Microbiology meeting in Richmond, Virginia on November 6-7, 2015

From Dr. Georgia Hammond’s lab, Zeb Pike, Holly Rindorf, and Nayt Pirino presented their poster “Examining the Effects of Bacteriocins on Bacterial Metabolism of Arsenic in the Environment.”

From Dr. Justin  Anderson’s lab, Cassie Bonavita presented her poster about the work she did this summer in the Amazon entitled, “Diversity of bacteria in abdomens of mosquitoes from the Peruvian Amazon.”

Ryan Brownlow and Todd Dunbar presented their work on the bacteria collected from a waste management facility in a poster entitled, “A Comparison of Soil Samples Using Selective Media for the Growth of Antibiotic-Resistant Microbes in the Environment.”

Tony Torres presented his work about the bacteria found in fraternities in a poster entitled, “Prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria within the Greek life Environment at Radford University.”

April Tingle presented her project on mosquitoes in a poster entitled, “The Effects of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals on Mosquito Life Traits and Vero cell Infectivity over Two Generations.”

Winners for the oral and poster presentations will be announced soon.

Nov 16, 2015
Karen Powers