Dr. Pruden spoke at Xenowac 2018 “Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society” in Cyprus in October!
Dr. Pruden's research seeks to advance water engineering and agricultural practices through deeper understanding of the microbial communities inhabiting these systems. Her team applies a combination of next-generation DNA sequencing and bioinformatic tools to track targets of interest, including opportunistic pathogens, antibiotic resistance genes, and various functional groups of bacteria.
Link to fill article by Virginia Tech
Dr. Pruden has been asked to be a speaker at the New York Academy of Sciences event focused on Minimizing the Risk of Antimicrobial Resistance from Food Animal Production!
Dr. Pruden attended and spoke at the Environmental Sciences: Water Gordon Research Conference in Holderness June 24-29, 2018.