Lab News

May 22, 2017 – Kate Huebner is awarded the Bovine Research Endowment Fellowship

Kate received the Bovine Research Endowment Fellowship provided by the Paul R. and Anna L White Family Charitable Trust to support bovine research. Congratulations Kate!

 

May 15, 2017 – Enrique Doster is awarded the NSF Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship

Enrique received the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship. Read the full story in the CSU SOURCE. Congratulations Enrique!

 

February 14, 2017 – Succinct Colored de Bruijn Graphs

Our paper “Succinct Colored de Bruijn Graphs” was just published in Bioinformatics.

 

January 28, 2017 – Steven Lakin Awared 1st place for outstanding oral presentation at the 18th Annual CVMBS Research Day

Steven’s presentation entitled “MEGARes: an accessible database and bioinformatics interface to metagenomic microbiome and resistome analysis” received first place in the basic science category at the 2017 College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Research Day. Congratulations Steven!

 

December 20, 2016 – Paul Morley is interviewed by Colorado Public Radio

Listen to Dr. Paul Morley discuss the implications of the new Veterinary Feed Directive, set to go into effect on January 1, 2017. Follow the link and click on the “listen” icon at the top of the page to hear the full interview.

 

December 6, 2016 – Enrique Doster Awarded 2nd Place for outstanding oral presentation at CRWAD 2016

The Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine awarded Enrique 2nd place for his oral presentation at the Ecology and Management of Foodborne Agents Session during CRWAD 2016. Congratulations Enrique! 

 

November 28, 2016 –An introduction to our new database, MEGARes, is published

Details of our new antimicrobial resistance database and annotation structure, MEGARes, published in Nucleic Acids Research.

 

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 – WELCOMING DR. JESSICA METCALF

We are excited to welcome Dr. Jessica Metcalf to our group and to her new position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences. Welcome Dr. Metcalf!

 

April 20, 2016- Research on the resistome in diary and beef production systems published

Our paper “Characterization of the resistome in manure, soil and wastewater from dairy and beef production systems” was just published in Scientific Reports.

 

March 23, 2016 – Noelle Noyes is interviewed by Cambridge University’s the NAked Scientists 

Based at Cambridge University’s Institute of Continuing Education, the Naked Scientists, help the general public to understand and engage with the latest develops in science, technology and medicine. Click here to listen to Noelle’s interview about our recent paper “Resistome diversity in cattle and the environment decreases during beef production.”

 

MARCH 8, 2016 – RESEARCH ON BEEF PRODUCTION RESISTOME DIVERSITY PUBLISHED

Our paper “Resistome diversity in cattle and the environment decreases during beef production” was just published in eLife. It is part of ongoing research into antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the beef production system. See our Take-Home Summaries section for more information.

 

MARCH 1-3, 2016 – BIFSCO BEEF INDUSTRY SAFETY SUMMIT

Group members are attending and presenting at the Beef Industry Food Safety Council (BIFSCo) annual Beef Industry Safety Summit in Austin, Texas.

 

FEBRUARY 12, 2016 – METAGENOMIC SEQUENCING TO DETECT FOODBORNE PATHOGENS

Our paper “Use of metagenomic shotgun sequencing technology to detect foodborne pathogens within their microbiome in beef production chain” was just published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

 

JANUARY 15, 2016 – NOELLE NOYES AWARDED THE NIFA AFRI ELI POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

Noelle received the NIFA AFRI Education and Literacy Initiated (ELI) Postdoctoral Fellowship entitled “Improving our understanding of the ecology of antimicrobial resistance in food production using Bayesian model and machine learning approach”.

 

JANUARY 15, 2016 – ENRIQUE DOSTER PROFILED BY CVMBS

A Student Profile of Enrique was published on the CSU College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences website.

 

DECEMBER 3, 2015 – ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IN FEEDLOT E. COLI

Our paper “Antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli recovered from feedlot cattle and associations with antimicrobial use” was just published in PLOS One.

 

NOVEMBER 6, 2015 – MODELLING ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN ANTIMICROBIAL USE AND RESISTANCE

Our paper “Modelling considerations in the analysis of associations between antimicrobial use and resistance in beef feedlot cattle” was just published in Epidemiology and Infection.

 

NOVEMBER 2, 2015 – CRYSTAL YANG, PH.D.

Crystal Yang has successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation. Congratulations to Dr. Yang!

 

JULY 1, 2015 – KEITH BELK NAMED MONFORT CHAIR

Professor Keith Belk was named the Ken and Myra Monfort Endowed Chair in Meat Science at Colorado State University. See the full article in the CSU SOURCE.

 

MAY 22, 2015 – NOELLE NOYES NAME SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP FELLOW

Postdoctoral fellow Noelle Noyes was named a 2015-2016 Sustainability Leadership Fellow by the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University. See the full articles in the CSU SOURCE and The Rocky Mountain Collegian.