Minisymposium: Viral and Bacterial Pathogenesis

Minisymposium: Viral and Bacterial Pathogenesis

Sunday, April 3, 2022 • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 116


Melinda Engevik, PhDChair
Melinda Engevik, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina

Gregory Tsongalis, PhDCo-Chair
Gregory Tsongalis, PhD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System


Session Description: This session will feature 10 abstract-driven short talks

  • Chair - Welcome and Introductions

Presentation Time

Presenting Author

Abstract Title

Abstract Number

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Tian Yu

Novel SARS-CoV-2 Inactivation Formulation Supports Extended COVID-19 Testing/Surveillance

Abstract R591

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Iqra Pervaiz

Assessing the effects of COVID-19-induced hypoxia and ACE2 signaling on the human blood-brain barrier in-vitro

Abstract R714

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Joey Lockhart

Anaerobic Bacterial Biofilms Inhibit Neutrophil Responses via the Release of Stable Small-Molecule Effectors

Abstract R2675

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Ke Yuan

Interferon-alpha or -beta Facilitates SARS-CoV-2 Pulmonary Vascular Infection by Inducing ACE2

Abstract R2703

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Oindrila Paul

Pulmonary Endothelial Activation with COVID-19: Possible Role of Reactive Oxygen Species

Abstract R3150

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Kristen Engevik

Using Forward and Reverse Genetics to Understand Calcium Dysregulation in Enteric Viral Virulence

Abstract R3214

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Kristina Hinman

HoxB8-conditional Neutrophil Progenitor Transplant Provides a Therapeutic Benefit for S. aureus Pulmonary Infection in a Murine Model of Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD)

Abstract R3754

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Vaithi Arumugaswami

SARS-CoV-2 and Hippo Signaling Pathway: A Potential Therapeutic Target

Abstract R4117

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Janiece Glover

Elucidating the Antibiotic Resistance of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus Strains

Abstract R5659

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Guohong Huang

Using Droplet Digital PCR to Detect Cyanobacteria in Human Lung Tissue

Abstract R5680