One Health Workshop:
Infection & Nutrition
Ecology, Evolution, & Global Health Linkages


 

Dec 9th & 10th  

Millennium Science Complex

Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Penn State

University Park

Guest Speakers

Lina Moses, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Professor of Public Health & Tropical Medicine,

Tulane University

Research One Health Workstream Lead,

WHO Global Outreach Alert &

Response Network (GOARN )

Christian Happi, PhD

Professor of Biological Sciences,

Redeemer’s University, Nigeria

Director,

African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases

Parmi S. Suchdev, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics & Global Health, Emory University

Associate Director,

Emory Global Health Institute

Program

Day 1: Dec 9th

Millennium Science Complex W-203

 

8:15     Breakfast (provided

9:00     Welcome:  Nina Jablonski, Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University

9:10     Introduction to the workshop: Nutrition and Infectious Disease Syndemics in One Health

                              Sagan Friant, Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University

 

Session 1: One Health

 

9:30     Keynote: One Health of Lassa Virus - thinking in systems instead of silos

                              Lina Moses, PhD, MSPH

                              School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University

                              One Health Workstream Lead, WHO Global Outreach Alert & Response Network

 

10:00    Economics and epidemiology of avian influenza on smallholder poultry farms 

                             Maciek Boni, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University

10:10    Ancient microbiome work in the context of dietary change and zoonotic disease transfer during animal                                   domestication 

                             Laura Weyrich, Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University 

10:20    Determinates of the contribution of wild foods to human diet 

                             Bronwen Powell, Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University 

10:30    Trade-offs between infectious disease and nutritional risks in Nigerian bushmeat hunting communities

                             Sagan Friant, Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University

 

10:40    Group discussion

 

11:00    Coffee break

 

Session 2: Infectious Disease Surveillance in Humans and Animals

 

11:30     Keynote: Genomics characterization and surveillance of microbial threats in West Africa

                            Christian Happi, PhD

                            Department of Biological Sciences, Redeemer’s University, Nigeria

                            Director, African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases

 

12:00     A whole genome sequencing-based approach to One Health involving PSU and PA government agencies 

                            Edward Dudley, Department of Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University

12:10     Genomic epidemiology of foodborne bacterial pathogens

                            Jasna Kovac, Department of Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University

12:20     Food animal microbiomes 

                            Erika Ganda, Department of Animal Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University

12:30     Global health, emerging infectious diseases, and food safety implications of bushmeat consumption in Tanzania

                            Robab Katani, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University 

 

12:40     Group discussion

 

1:00       Lunch (provided)  

 

Session 3: Nutrition and Infectious Disease Dynamics 

 

2:00     Keynote: The intersection of nutrition, infection and inflammation in global health

                           Parmi S. Suchdev, MD, MPH

                           Associate Director, Emory Global Health Institute

                           Professor of Pediatrics and Global Health, Emory University

2:30     Nutrition, illness, and infection interact to influence child cognitive development

                           Laura Murray Kolb, Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University 

2:40     The dynamics of infant infections in Uganda

                           Steven Schiff, Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University

2:50     Vitamin A and antibody responses, murine and human

                          Catharine Ross, Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University 

3:00     The small intestine microbiota under helminth infections and nutritional constraints

                          Isabella Cattadori, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University

3:10     Individual differences in gut microbiome responses to resistant starch supplementation 

                          Darrell Cockburn, Department of Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University

3:30     Causes and consequences of human gut microbiome variation 

                          Emily Davenport, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University 

3:40     Group discussion 

4:00     Closing summary & discussion  - Sagan Friant, Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University

 

5:30     Reception and dinner at Sagan's house (RSVP

Day 2: Dec 10th

Millennium Science Complex W-257

9:15      Breakfast (provided)

10:00    Welcome back and summary - Sagan Friant, Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University

10:15    Discussion: The One Health - Nutrition - Food Safety Nexus - Formulating Hypotheses

11:15    Coffee break

11:30    Break-out discussions: Nutrition & Infection - Testing One Health Hypotheses

12:30    Lunch (provided)

1:30 -     Discussion: Research Agenda for One Health in PA and globally 

2:30