Hale Lab at Midwest Microbiome Symposium

Way to go Tessa, Zach, and Jordan for great poster presentations and special congrats to Zach for receiving a top ten poster honorable mention and flash talk!

OSU representing at the Midwest Microbiome Symposium!

Get ready…. Midwest Microbiome Symposium will be May 12-14, 2025 in Columbus, Ohio next year!

Tessa H.C. Wilde, PhD

Dr. Tessa H.C. Wilde was hooded by 2 very proud advisors (Dr. Scott McGraw and Dr. Vanessa Hale) at the OSU graduation on May 5, 2024. Congratulations on an amazing accomplishment Tessa!

Andrew McGlynn, DVM

Congratulations Dr. McGlynn!  Excited that we will get to continue seeing you around as you being your Pathology Residency right here at OSU!

Tessa and Zach present at the OSU Microbial Communities Symposium!

Tessa’s poster: Insights into SIV from Sooty Mangabey Saliva and Gut Microbes

Zach’s poster: Urobiome 101: Optimizing DNA extraction and host cell depletion to enable shotgun metagenomic studies on the urine microbiome

Great job with posters (and many thanks for also volunteering at the symposium!)

Congratulations also to Zach for winning a 2024 Center of Microbiome Science Trainee Travel Award!

Introducing… Dr. Tessa Wilde!

On April 10, 2024, Dr. Tessa Wilde brilliantly defended her PhD and received the 2023-2024 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Department of Anthropology!

Dissertation: Monkeys and Microbes: Examining the gut and oral microbiome in SIV-infected sooty mangabeys

Dr. Wilde with her co-advisors, Dr. Scott McGraw (Anthropology) and Dr. Vanessa Hale (Veterinary Preventive Medicine).

Tessa with partner, Amy and son, Mateo

We are so proud of you Tessa!

Jordan and Zach Present at CVM Research Day!

Jordan’s poster: Fecal and urine microbiota of pet dogs vary with breed and sex

Zach poster: Urobiome 101: Optimizing DNA extraction and host cell depletion to enable shotgun metagenomic studies on the urine microbiome

Great job presenting Zach and Jordan!