CGIF 2022 Russell Award Winners

There were no posters presented at the all-virtual 2022 meeting and thus the awards are all for podium presentations made by Young investigators and Graduate students.

  1. Jae Won Lee, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Title: Structure-mechanism of bacterial 20α-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (DesC) and CRISPR-Cas9 engineering of desC for constitutive expression in Escherichia coli.
  2. Christina Welch, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Title: Fecal matter transplantation restores the gastrointestinal microbial populations following a traumatic brain injury in a pediatric porcine model.
  3. Thea Andersen, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, Norway
    Title: Genome-centric metaproteomics reveals metabolic influence of the ciliate Entodinium caudatum within the rumen microbiome.
  4. Sara Tondini, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Title: Polyclonal antibodies inhibit growth of key cellulolytic rumen bacterial species.
  5. Kelly Mitchell, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Title: Branched-chain volatile fatty acid conversion into branched-chain amino acids and lipid synthesis in dual-flow cultures varying in forage and polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations.
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