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Conference Presentations and Abstracts

2021

Aguirre K*, Haghani V., Cheong S, Busch R, Jay-Russell M, Pires A. Comparison of fecal microbiomes in grazing and non-grazing sheep and association with foodborne pathogen shedding. 2021 Educational Enrichment & Outreach Program (EEOP), Undergraduate Public Health Scholar (PHS) Program Poster Symposium, UC Davis, August 25, 2021. (*Poster presenter)

Aguirre K*, Haghani V, Cheong S, Busch R, Jay-Russell M, Pires A. Comparison of fecal microbiomes in grazing and non-grazing sheep and association with foodborne pathogen shedding. 8th Annual One Health Symposium (virtual), University of California, Davis, November 6, 2021. (*Poster presenter)

Lee K*, Martinez-Lopez B, Pereira R, Bardales J,Busch R, Pires A. Assessment of the knowledge and behavior of backyard owners in California regarding animal health and antimicrobial use. Proceedings from 2021 Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD 2021), Chicago, IL, Virtual Meeting. Dec 3-7, 2021. Oral presentation (2021 Accepted)

Aguirre K* , Haghani V, Cheong S, Busch R, Jay-Russell M, Pires A. Comparison of fecal microbiomes in grazing and non-grazing sheep and association with foodborne pathogen shedding. 8th Annual One Health Symposium (virtual), University of California, Davis, November 6, 2021. (*Poster presenter)

Aguirre K* , Haghani V., Cheong S, Busch R, Jay-Russell M, Pires A. Comparison of fecal microbiomes in grazing and non-grazing sheep and association with foodborne pathogen shedding. 2021 Educational Enrichment &Outreach Program (EEOP), Undergraduate Public Health Scholar (PHS) Program Poster Symposium, UC Davis, August 25, 2021. (*Poster presenter)

Cheong S*, Jay-Russell M, Chandler C, Haghani V, Aminabi P, Williams S R, Tautges N, Gaudin A, Pires A. Crop-livestock Integration in Vegetable Production; Survival of Generic E.coli and Non-O157 STEC in Organic Fields Grazed by Sheep. IAFP 2021 Annual Meeting, July 18-21, Phoenix, Arizona. Oral Presentation.

2020

Cheong S*, Lee K, Pereira R, Black B, Karle B, Lema M, Pires A. Survey of management and animal health practices on organic dairy herds in California. (Abst 315) Proceedings from 2020 Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), Chicago, IL, Virtual Meeting. Dec 5-Dec 8, 2020. Oral  presentation (*Presenter). Student awarded with AVEMP award.

Pires A*, Ramos T, Millner P, Stover J, Pagliari P, Hutchinson M, Liley J, Rowley N, Aminabadi P, Baron J, Kenney A, Hashem F, Jay-Russel M. Risk factors associated with Escherichia coli persistence in soils amended with raw manure in certified organic farming systems in four regions of USA (P3-145) 2020 Annual IAFP Meeting, Virtual Meeting, October 26-28, 2020. (Poster, *presenter)

Pires A*, Ramos T, Millner P, Stover J, Pagliari P, Hutchinson M, Liley J, Rowley N, Aminabadi P, Baron J, KenneFront. Sustain. Food Syst.y A, Hashem F, Jay-Russel M. Risk factors associated with prevalence of foodborne pathogens in manured soils from USDA-NOP-certified organic farms in four regions of USA. (T3-04). 2020 Annual IAFP Meeting, Virtual Meeting, October 26-28, 2020. (Oral *presenter)

Aminabadi P*, Pires A, Millner P, Zwieniecka A, Ramos T, Jay-Russell. M. 2020. Transfer of indicator Escherichia coli to spinach, carrots and tomatoes grown in organic soil amended with raw animal manure in California, 2018-2019 (P3-150). 2020 Annual IAFP Meeting, Virtual Meeting, October 26-28, 2020. (Poster*presenter)

Kenney A*, Hashem F, Pires A, Jay-Russell M, Millner P, Collick, A. 2020. Precipitation and soil moisture effects on survival and transfer of Escherichia coli to fresh produce in manure-amended certified organic, (P3-74) 2020 Annual IAFP Meeting, Virtual Meeting, October 26-28, 2020. (Poster*presenter)

Pires A, DiCaprio E*. Food safety needs assessment for produce gleaning organizations in California (P3-124).2020 Annual IAFP Meeting, Virtual Meeting, October 26-28, 2020. (Poster*presenter)

Pires A, Feenstra G, Engelskirchen G, DiCaprio E*. Supporting FSMA Compliance for California’s regional food hubs through training and technical assistance (P2-44).2020 Annual IAFP Meeting, Virtual Meeting, October 26-28, 2020. (Poster*presenter)

Jay-Russell. M*, Patterson L, Lee K, Aminabadi P*, Pires A. Experimental field trial to assess Escherichia coli presence and concentration in organic soil and tomotoes following sheep rotational grazing on cover crop (P3-154). 2020 Annual IAFP Meeting, Virtual Meeting, October 26-28, 2020. (Poster*presenter)

Cheong S*, Jay-Russell M, Chandler C, Haghani V, Aminabi P, Williams S R, Tautges N, Gaudin A, Pires A. Crop-livestock Integration in Vegetable Production; Survival of Generic E.coli and Non-O157 STEC in Organic Fields Grazed by Sheep. IAFP 2021 Annual Meeting, July 18-21, Phoenix, Arizona. Oral Presentation, *Presenter.

2019

Panel Discussion: Foodborne Pathogen Risk Factors on Small-Scale and Organic Livestock Farms: Science, Policy and Legal Prespectives (3103). Public and Corporate Practice|| Dr. James H. Steele One Health Workshop. 2019 AVMA Convention, Washington D.C., August 2-6, 2019.

Foodborne Pathogen Prevalence and Risk Factors on Small-Scale, Organic and Biodiversified Farms in California: Implications for Food Safety and Agritourism (1894). Public and Corporate Practice|| Dr. James H. Steele One Health Workshop. 2019 AVMA Convention, Washington D.C., August 2-6, 2019.

Western Regional Center to Enhance Food Safety- Southwest Sub-Region Updates. Western Regional Center to Enhance Food Safety (WRCFS): 3rd Annual Meeting, 2019, Portland, OR, May 15-16, 2019.

Patterson L#, Belkhiria JA, Martínez-López B, Pires AF (2019). Spatial overlap of feral & outdoor-raised pigs: potential disease transmission in the wildlife-livestock interface. Proceedings from The 100th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), Chicago, IL. November 2- 5, 2019. Oral presentation.

O'Hara KC#, Rowe JD, Pires AF, Martínez-López B (2019). Evaluating the association between climatic events and sheep condemnations in the United States using cluster analysis and spatio-temporal modeling. Front. Vet. Sci. Conference Abstract: GeoVet 2019. Novel spatio-temporal approaches in the era of Big Data. doi: 10.3389/conf.fvets.2019.05.00071. Oral  Presentation.

Patterson L#, Belkhiria JA, Martínez-López B, Pires AF (2019). A preliminary spatial study to understand the distribution of feral pigs and outdoor-raised pigs in California. Front. Vet. Sci. Conference Abstract: GeoVet 2019. Novel spatio-temporal approaches in the era of Big Data. doi: 10.3389/conf.fvets.2019.05.00027. Poster Presentation.

Feenstra G, DiCaprio E, Engelskirchen G#Pires A (2019) Supporting  FSMA Compliance for California’s Regional Food Hubs Through Training and Techical Assistance, Western Regional Center to Enhance Food Safety (WRCFS): 3rd Annual Meeting, 2019, Portland, OR, May 15-16, 2019. Oral presentation.

Ramos T, Jay-Russel M, Millner P, Stover J, Pagliari P, Hutchinson M, Liley J, Rowley N, Aminabadi P, Baron J, Kenney A, Hashem F, Pires A#. 2019. Multi-regional prevalence and persistence of four foodborne pathogens in manured soils in certified organic farms, (P2-189) International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual IAFP Meeting 2019, Louisville, KT, July 21-24. Poster presentation.

Ramos T, Jay-Russel M, Millner P, Stover J, Pagliari P, Hutchinson M, Liley J, Rowley N, Aminabadi P, Baron J, Kenney A, Hashem F, Pires A#. 2019. A multi-regional study of generic Escherichia coli persistence in soils amended with raw manure and produce in organic farming systems (P2-188) International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)  Annual IAFP Meeting 2019, Louisville, KT, July 21-24. Poster presentation.

Stover J, Jay-Russel M, Haghani V, Aminabadi P, Ramos T, Pires A#. 2019. Salmonella and indicator bacteria profiles of produce and meat products sold in Northern California farmers markets: implications for microbial food safety,(T1-10) International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)  Annual IAFP Meeting 2019, Louisville, KT, July 21-24. Oral presentation.

Kenney A#, Hashem F, Pires A, Jay-Russell M, Millner P. 2019. Evaluating the Fate of Escherichia coli in Manure-Amended Certified Organic Soils and Transfer to Field-grown Tomatoes, Radish, and Spinach in Maryland Eastern Shore, (P2-230) International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual IAFP Meeting 2019, Louisville, KT, July 21-24. Poster presentation 

Aminabadi P, Pires A#, Millner P, Zwieniecka A, Ramos T, Jay-Russell. M. 2019. Transfer of Indicator Escherichia coli to Spinach and Carrots Grown in Organic Soil Amended with Raw Animal Manure in California, (P2-180) International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual IAFP Meeting 2019, Louisville, KT, July 21-24. Poster presentation 

Patterson L, Navarro-Gonzalez N, Aminabadi P, Antaki E, Jay-Russell M, Pires A#. Rotational grazing of sheep within organic crop fields: What is an ideal waiting period to minimize food safety risks? (poster). 1st Annual Scientific Summit on Dairy Methane Management Research; The Conference Center UC Davis, Davis, CA June 11-12, 2019. Poster presentation. 

Harrison L, Patterson L, Wu X#, Pires A, DiCaprio E. 2019. Prevalence of Hepatitis E virus in outdoor-raised and feral pig fecal samples in Northern California (Abstract XXX) ASM Microbe 2019, San Franscisco, CA, June 20-24, 2019.

Rowely N#, Hutchinson M, Lilley J, Pires A,  Ramos T, Stover J, Jay-Russel M,  Pagliari P, Millner P, J, Hashem F. Tracking Potential Human Pathogens in Organic Vegetable Systems After Pre-Plant Manure Application, The Northeastern Plant, Pest, and Soils Conference 2019, Hunt Valley, MD, January 8-10, 2019. Poster presentation.

2018

Pires A, Jay-Russell M.  Research Update Soil Amendments / Wildlife Co-Management/Soil Summit. Invited Speaker Western Regional Center to Enhance Food Safety (WRCFS):2nd Annual Meeting, March 27-28, 2018, UC Davis Conference Center, Davis, CA. Oral presentation.

The UC ANR Urban Agriculture Team. Building Success in California’s Urban Agriculture: Managing Risk and Leveraging Opportunities. UC ANR Statewide Conference Innovation in Action, Ontario, CA. April 9-12, 2018. Poster presentation.

Pires A,# Multi-regional risk analysis of farm manure use for organic fresh produce: an integrative approach In Presentations of Successful Cooperative Projects Session. The Second 1890 ARD & USDA-ARS Food Safety Consortium Symposium, April 23-35, 2018; USDA-ARS-Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD. Oral presentation.

Kenney A#,  Hashem F, Pires A, Jay-Russell M, Millner P. Survival and persistence of non-pathogenic of E. coli in Manure-Amended certified organic soils and transfer to tomato, radish, and spinach grown on eastern shore of Maryland. The Second 1890 ARD & USDA-ARS Food Safety Consortium Symposium, April 23-35, 2018; USDA-ARS-Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD. Poster presentation.

Ramos T#, Jay-Russel M, Millner P, Stover J, Pagliari P, Hutchinson M, Liley J, Hashem F, Pires A. 2018. A multi-regional risk analysis of raw manure soil amendment use on certified organic farms: survival of generic Escherichia coli in soil and produce (Abstract T3-03) International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, July 8-11. Oral presentation.

Ramos T, Jay-Russel M, Millner P, Stover J, Pagliari P, Hutchinson M, Liley J, Hashem F, Pires A#. 2018. Multi-regional risk analysis of manure use: survival and persistence of foodborne pathogens in soil and contamination risk of fresh produce in certified organic farms, (Abstract T3-01) International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, July 8-11. Oral presentation.

Kenney A#, Hashem F, Pires A, Jay-Russell M, Millner P. 2018. Survival of Escherichia coli in manure-amended soils and transfer to tomato, radish, and spinach on a Maryland certified organic farm (Abstract P1-139) International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, July 8-11. Oral presentation.

Kenney A#, Millner P, Pires A, Jay-Russell M, Hashem F.  2018. Survival of E. coli in Manure-amended Certified Organic Soils and Transfer to Tomatoes, Radish, and Spinach in Maryland Eastern Shore, American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS 2018), Washington D.C., July 30-August 3. Poster presentation.

Aminabadi P#, Patterson L, Pires A, Millner P, Jay-Russell. M. 2018. Field validation of minimum application intervals for raw animal manure used as a soil amendment at a certified organic research farm in California, (Abstract P1-182) International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual IAFP Meeting 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, July 8-11. Poster presentation.

Pires AFA, Baron J#, Peterson A, Adams R, Martinez-Lopez B, Moore D. Animal Health Needs for Small-scale Farms and Urban Agriculture in the Western United States Abstract C29. Proceedings from 15th International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE 15) Conference, Chiang Mai Thailand. November 12-16, 2018. Poster presentation.

Pires AFA, Baron J#, Peterson A, Adams R, Martinez-Lopez B, Moore D. Backyard poultry and small-scale livestock production in the Western United States: a risk factor analysis Abstract C13 (C13). Proceedings from 15th International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE 15) Conference, Chiang Mai Thailand. November 12-16, 2018. Poster presentation.

2017

Navarro-Gonzalez N#, Patterson L, Aminabadi P, Pires A, Micallef S, Buchanan R, Jay-Russell M. Low prevalence of foodborne pathogens found in produce grown on diversified farms in California. (P3-51, poster). International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) 2017 Annual Meeting; Tampa, Florida July 9-12, 2017. Poster presentation.

Patterson L#, Navarro-Gonzalez N, Aminabadi P, Antaki E, Jay-Russell M, Pires A. Rotational grazing of sheep within organic crop fields: What is an ideal waiting period to minimize food safety risks? (P3-83, poster). International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) 2017 Annual Meeting; Tampa, Florida July 9-12, 2017. Poster presentation.

Patterson L#, Navarro-Gonzalez N, Aminabadi P, Jay-Russell M, Pires A. Association between Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli prevalence and biosecurity on diversified California farms.(P3-83, poster). International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) 2017 Annual Meeting; Tampa, Florida July 9-12, 2017. Poster presentation.

Pires A#, Tocco P, Millner PA. A Research Framework to Assess Pathogen Prevalence and Survival in Raw Manure Used in Produce Production in Biological Soil Amendments of Animal Origin and the Food Safety Modernization Act: Challenges and Opportunities Going Forward (S27, Seminar). International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) 2017 Annual Meeting; Tampa, Florida July 9-12, 2017. Oral presentation.

Chi Lee W# Schumaker B, Edmondson A, Lowie A, Silva Del Rio, Pires A, Martinez-Lopez, B 2018. Risk Assessment of Brucellosis Introduction into California from Greater Yellowstone Area and Neighboring Counties. USAHA 2017 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 12-18, 2017.

Chowdhury S, Pires A, Belkhiria J#, Martinez-Lopez, B 2018. Development of a real-time biosecurity score based on self-assessment of management practices to evaluate LPAI and HPAI introduction and spread in poultry in the USA. USAHA 2017 Annual Meeting , San Diego, CA, October 12-18, 2017.

2016

Peterson A, Pires AFA#, Moore D, Martinez-Lopez B, Gwin L. Needs assessment in small-scale farms and urban animal agriculture in Western States of the US. Abstract #P126. 14th ISVEE Conference,14th International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, Yucatán, México, Nov 3- 7. Poster presentation.

Patterson L#, Navarro Gonzalez N, Jay-Russell M, Pires A. Evaluating the persistence of Escherichia coli in the soil of an organic mixed croplivestock farm that integrates sheep grazing within vegetable fields. Poster. Organic Agriculture Research Symposium (OARS). 2016 Ecofarm Conference, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA. Jan 20-23, 2016. Poster presentation.

Patterson L#, Navarro-Gonzalez N, Aminabadi P, Jay-Russell M, Pires A. Prevalence of foodborne pathogens in livestock raised on smallscale farms. (P2-124, poster). International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) 2016 Annual Meeting; St. Louis, Missouri July 31- August 3, 2016. Poster presentation.

Navarro-Gonzalez N#, Patterson L, Wang F, Aminabadi P, Pires A, Micellef S, Buchanan R, Jay-Russell M. Diversified farms in Northern California: can one tomato spoil the barrel? (P2-85, poster). International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) 2016 Annual Meeting; St. Louis, Missouri; July 31-August 3, 2016. Poster presentation.

Pires A#, Jay-Russell M. The use of biological soil amendments of animal origin in organic agriculture and food safety risks. (P10, poster). Proceedings from The 97th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), Chicago, IL. December 4- 6, 2016. Poster presentation.

2014

Pires AFA#, Polson D, Main R, Mondaca-Fernandez E, Johnson E, Holtkamp D, Mueller K, Whedbee Z, Perez A, Martinez-Lopez B. Towards the near real-time risk assessment, surveillance and modeling of swine diseases: the example of PRRS and PED within the Disease Bioportal. Proceedings from Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, Saint Paul, MN, Sep 13-16. Poster presentation.

Pires AFA#, Polson D, Main R, Mondaca-Fernandez E, Johnson E, Holtkamp D, Mueller K, Whedbee Z, Perez A, Martinez-Lopez B. PED news: building the foundations for a global syndromic surveillance of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) and porcine Deltacoronavirus (PDCOV). Proceedings from Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, Saint Paul, MN, Sep 13-16. Poster presentation.

Pires AFA, Polson D, Main R, Mondaca-Fernandez E, Johnson E,Holtkamp D, Mueller K, Whedbee Z, Perez A, Martinez-Lopez B#. Role of direct and indirect transmission of different PRRSV genotypes within and between swine production systems in the US, Abstract #069. Proceedings from The 95th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), Chicago, IL, Dec 7-9. Oral presentation.

Amirah Ahmad Ghani N#, Martinez-Lopez B, Pires AFA, Rahman SA, Omar MSS. Smartphone applications for veterinary data collection in Malaysia: feasibility and data usage in animal disease surveillance,  Abstract #073. Proceedings from The 95th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), Chicago, IL, Dec 7-9. Oral presentation.

Lainez Nuez A#, Pires AFA, Pitesky M, Crossley B, Hill A, Gallardo R, Boyce W, Martinez-Lopez B. Risk mapping of Avian Influenza in California using multiple-criteria decision analysis, Abstract #092. Proceedings from The 95th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), Chicago, IL, Dec 7-9. Oral presentation.

Pires AFA#, Funk JA, Habing G, Bolin C. Salmonella phenotypic and genotypic diversity in finishing swine, Abstract #057. Proceedings from The 95th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), Chicago, IL, Dec 7-9. Oral presentation.