2022 NAPRRS/NC229: International Conference of Swine Viral Diseases

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Welcome to NAPRRS/NC229 ICSVD 2022

Here you will have access to the program and proceedings for this year’s conference.

  • Talks
  • Abstracts
  • Poster Sessions
Student Award Ceremony
Extreme Sports Bike
Full Program

December 2


All times are in central time and subject to change.

9:00 am – 8:00 pm: Conference Check-In/Onsite Registration (3rd Floor, King Arthur Court)
12:45 – 8:00 pm: Plenary Sessions (3rd Floor, King Arthur Court)

12:45: Opening Remarks: Welcome to 2022 ICSVD (Ying Fang, University of Illinois, USA)

1:00 – 3:00 pm: Session 1: Field Challenges in Disease Control and Prevention
Moderators: Andreia Arruda, Jeffrey Zimmerman

  • 1:00 pm: African Swine Fever and Its Challenges in Europe Sandra Blome, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany
  • 1:30 pm: Vaccination Strategies to Reduce PRRSV Recombination Jay Calvert, Zoetis, USA
  • 2:00 pm: PRRS update…Why are we losing the battle? Luc Defresne, Seaboard Foods, USA
  • 2:30 pm: Eradication of PRRS from Hungarian Pig Herds from 2014 to 2022 Gyula Balka, University of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2:45 pm: National PRRS Reduction Strategy Launched in Denmark Nicolai Weber, Danish Agriculture & Food Council, Copenhagen, Denmark

3:00 – 3:30 pm: Break

3:30 – 5:30 pm: Session 2: NC229 Station Report and Business Meeting
Moderators: Roman Pogranichniy, Pablo Pineyro-Pineiro

  • 3:30 pm: NC229-Business Meeting Opening and Introduction Roman Pogranichniy, Kansas State University, USA
  • 3:45 pm: USDA-NIFA Update Michelle Colby, USDA, USA
  • 4:15 pm: NC229 Performance Highlights in Year 2021 Pablo Pineyro-Pineiro, Iowa State University, USA
  • 4:30 pm: Station Representative Reports
  • 5:30 pm: Closing Remarks and Renewal of NC229 Multistate grant

6:00 – 8:00 pm: ICSVD Welcome Dinner and Lightning Talk Sessions

6:00 pm: Start Food Service

6:30 – 8:00 pm: Session 3: Virus-Host Interaction and Pathogenesis (I)
Moderators: Elisa Crisci, John Harding

  • 6:30 pm: Role of PSTII in PRRSV-CD163 Interaction Raymond (Bob) Rowland, University of Illinois, USA
  • 6:35 pm: Deletion of CD163 Domain Five Protects Pigs from Infection with Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) Infection Brianna Salgado, University of Illinois, USA
  • 6:40 pm: Identification of Conserved Amino Acid Residue on PRRSV Glycoprotein 2 Critical for Infectivity in Macrophages Jayeshbhai Chaudhari, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • 6:45 pm: Furin Cleavage is Required for Swine Acute Diarrhea Syndrome Coronavirus Spike Protein-Mediated Cell–Cell Fusion Jinman Kim, Chungnam National University, Republic of Korea
  • 6:50 pm: Changes in Thyroid Hormone Levels Following Porcine Circovirus-2, Mycoplasma, Salmonella or Brachyspira Inoculation John Harding, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 6:55 pm: Novel Experimental Design Reveals Additional Evidence of Natural Genetic Variation in Response to PRRS Challenge Jenelle Dunkelberger, Topigs Norsvin Research Center, the Netherlands
  • 7:00 pm: Experimental Pig Study Comparing Pathogenicy of PRRSV 1-4-4 L1C Variant With Other Lineage 1 Strains Gaurav Rawal, Iowa State University, USA
  • 7:05 pm: Characterization of the Subclinical Infection of Porcine Deltacoronavirus in Grower Pigs Under Experimental Conditions Lu Yen, Iowa State University, USA
  • 7:10 pm: Transcriptomic Analysis of Air-Liquid Interface Porcine Respiratory Epithelial Cell Cultures Infected With Porcine Hemagglutinating Encephalomyelitis Virus Rahul Nelli, Iowa State University, USA
  • 7:15 pm: Establish A Pregnant Sow-Neonatal Pig Model System to Study Influenza-Microbiome Interactions Lufan Yang, University of Illinois, USA
  • 7:20 pm: Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress in PRRSV-2 Infected Lung Macrophages Elisa Crisci, North Carolina State University, USA
  • 7:25 pm: Identification and Characterization of Nidovirus-host Molecular Interactions Mehdi Maury Laouedj, University of Montreal, USA
  • 7:30 pm: Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Induces Degradation of the Promyelocytic Leukemia Protein and Promotes Viral Replication Chia-Ming Su, University of Illinois, USA
  • 7:35 pm: Overexpression of IFITM3 Induces Autophagy in H1299 Cells and Enhances SVA Replication Shamiq Aftab, South Dakota State University, USA
  • 7:40 pm: Investigation of Fetal Gene Expression Patterns in the Liver, Heart, and Kidney for Prediction of Reproductive Failure Kristen Walker, USDA-ARS, USA
  • 7:45 pm: PRRSV Infection of Alveolar Macrophages Promotes Inflammation and Inhibits Apoptosis Kassanddra Durazo-Martinez, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • 7:50 pm: GP5-Specific Antibody Response to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Challenge in Vaccinated Swine Jing Huang, University of Minnesota, USA
  • 7:55 pm: Switching Immune Target: Applying MJPRRS Classifications to Characterize How PRRSV GP5-Epitope C Changes Over Time Julia Baker, University of Minnesota, USA




December 3


7:00 am – 6:00 pm: Conference Check-In/Onsite Registration (3rd Floor, King Arthur Court)
8:00 am – 5:00 pm: Plenary Sessions (3rd Floor, King Arthur Court)

8:00 – 9:30 am: Session 4: Virus-Host Interaction and Pathogenesis (II)
Moderators: Joan Lunney, Scott Kenney

  • 8:00 am: Influenza A Virus in US Swine Populations and the Confluence Between Swine and Human Health Amy Vincent, USDA-ARS, USA
  • 8:30 am: Partnership Update: Functional Genomics Approach in Livestock to Delineate Host Factors Critical for Emerging Coronavirus Replication Scott Kenney, The Ohio State University, USA
  • 8:45 am: The P1 Region is a Major Determinant of Pathogenicity and Virulence of Senecavirus A Infection Diego Diel, Cornell University, USA
  • 9:00 am: IFN Suppression-Negative and NF-κB Activation-Negative PRRSV in Pigs During Coinfection With Streptococcus Suis Dongwan Yoo, University of Illinois, USA 9:15 am: Deconstructing the Role of SYNGR2 in Viral Disease Susceptibility in Swine Daniel Ciobanu, University of Nebraska, USA

9:30 am – 10:00 am: Break

10:00 am – 11:30 am: Session 5: Novel Vaccine Development and Vaccination Strategies
Moderators: Laura Miller, Hiep Vu

  • 10:00 am: Development of a Broadly Protective Vaccine Against Swine Influenza Virus Based on the M2 Envelope Protein Federico Zuckerman, University of Illinois, USA
  • 10:15 am: A Swine Influenza Candidate Vaccine Platform Based on a Consensus Sequence for Hemagglutinin of H1 Subtype Gabriela do Nascimento, Cornell University, USA
  • 10:30 am: A trivalent Pichinde Virus Vectored Vaccine Expressing HA Proteins of H1N1, H1N2 and H3N2 Influenza Viruses Elicit a Balanced Protective Immunity Against Influenza Infection of Pigs Sushmita Kumari, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • 10:45 am: Effect of Killed PRRSV Vaccine on Gut Microbiota Diversity in Pigs Christopher Gaulke, University of Illinois, USA
  • 11:00 am: Senecavirus a (SVA) and Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV) Viral-Like-Particle (VLP) Based Vaccines Induced Cellular and Humoral Immune Response in Pigs Kepalee Saeng-chuto, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • 11:15 am: Engineering an African Swine Fever Virus Multiepitope Protein for Use in an ASF Nanoparticle-based Subunit Vaccine Carolyn Lee, The Ohio State University, USA

11:30 am – 1:30 pm: Zoetis Special Lunch Session
Session 6: Swine Health and Production, the Inevitable Blend
Moderators: Jose Angulo, Jay Calvert

  • 11: 45 am: Welcome to Zoetis Special Session Jose Angulo, Zoetis, USA
  • 12:00 pm: Quality Weaned Pigs, Implications for Health and Performance in Growing Pigs Will Lopez, PIC, USA
  • 12:20 pm: PRRSV Surveillance Using Tongue Tips Fluids (TTF), Practical Implications Dealing with PRRS Outbreaks Jordi Baliellas, GSP, Lleida, Spain
  • 12:40 pm: Major Enhancement of U.S. Swine Industry Biosecurity: What Does This Really Mean for Production System to Explain Between-Farm Disease Spread? Gustavo Machado, North Carolina State University, USA
  • 1:00 pm: Round Table Discussion

1:30 – 3:00 pm: Session 7: Emerging Diseases and Field Detection Co-Organized by NAPRRS/NC229 and Swine Health Information Center (SHIC)
Moderators: Megan Niederwerder, Roman Pogranichniy

  • 1:30 pm: Emerging Swine Disease Investigation: SHIC Update Paul Sundberg, Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), USA
  • 1:45 pm: Global Disease Monitoring for Swine Diseases Maria Sol Perez Aguirreburualde, University of Minnesota, USA
  • 2:00 pm: Rapid Response Program and Outbreak Investigations for Field Detection of the Source of Pathogen Entry Kate Dion, Iowa State University, USA
  • 2:15 pm: Japanese Encephalitis Virus: an Emerging Transboundary Pathogen Leela Noronha, USDA-ARS, USA
  • 2:30 pm: Monitoring Clinical Progression and Sequencing Data of PRRSV2 L1C144 Variant Affected Breeding Herds Mariana Kikuti, University of Minnesota, USA
  • 2:45 am Swine Disease Reporting System: A tool for Emerging Swine Disease Investigation Guilherme Arruda Cezar, Iowa State University, USA

3:00 – 3:30 pm: Break 3:30 – 5:00 pm: Session 8: Modern Technologies in Swine Disease Diagnostics Co-Organized by NAPRRS/NC229 and Swine Health Information Center (SHIC)
Moderators: Paul Sundberg, Noelle Noyes

  • 3:30 pm: Next Generation of Swine Diagnostic Laboratory Platforms Luis Gimenez-Lirola, Iowa State University, USA
  • 3:45 pm: Development of a Single, Rapid Workflow for Simultaneous Detection of >50 Swine Viruses from Field Samples Noelle Noyes, University of Minnesota, USA
  • 4:00 pm: Low-Cost Biosensors for Rapid, On-Chip, On-Site Detection of Swine Respiratory Viruses Liang Dong, Iowa State University, USA
  • 4:15 pm: Differentiation of PRRS Vaccine Strains Using Luminex Bead-Based Technology Jianfa Bai, Kansas State University, USA
  • 4:30 pm: Predicting Antigenic Dissimilarity for PRRSV Type 1: Applications of Machine Learning Kimberly VanderWaal, University of Minnesota, USA
  • PRRSView: An Analytical Platform for the Assessment of PRRSV ORF5 Genetic Sequences Anugrah Saxena, Iowa State University, USA

6:00 – 8:00 pm : Poster Session and Reception (1st Floor, Avenue and Streeterville Room)

December 4


7:00 am – 12:00 pm (7th Floor, Grand Ballroom) Symposium Check-In
8:00 am – 12:00 pm: Plenary Sessions (7th Floor, Grand Ballroom)

8:00 – 9:30 am: Session 9: Viral Detection, Diagnostics and Surveillance
Moderators: Diego Diel, Phillip Gauger

  • 8:00 am: PRRSV-1 Strain With Increased Pathogenicity Isolated From a Severe Outbreak in England Jean-Pierre Frossard, Animal and Plant Health Agency, UK
  • 8:15 am: Refining PRRSV-2 Genetic Classification Based on Global ORF5 Sequences and Investigation of Geographic Distributions and Temporal Changes Jianqiang Zhang, Iowa State University, USA
  • 8:30 am: Historical Analysis of N-glycosylation Patterns in PRRSV-2 in the U.S. Igor Paploski, University of Minnesota, USA
  • 8:45 am: Contrasting PRRSV Temporal Lineage Patterns at the Production System, State, and Regional Levels Yi-Fan Shen, The Ohio State University, USA
  • 9:00 am: Incidence of Porcine Parainfluenza Virus 1 (PPIV1) Co-Infections With Influenza A Virus (IAV) and Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) in Herds With Respiratory Disease Aleksandra Wozniak, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
  • 9:15 am: Detection and Frequency of Potential Zoonotic Rotavirus in Suckling Pigs in the South of Peru Milagros Lostaunau, San Marcos National University, Peru

9:30 – 10:00 am: Break

10:00 – 11:30 am: Session 10: Virus Transmission, Biosecurity and Area Control
Moderators: Scott Dee, James Lowe

  • 10:00 am: Detection Of Senecavirus A in Pigs From a Historically Negative National Swine Herd and in Associated Feed Imports From an Endemically Infected Country Scott Dee, Pipestone, USA
  • 10:15 am: Comparative Adsorption of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Strains to Minnesota Soils Joaquin Alvarez-Norambuena, University of Minnesota, USA
  • 10:30 am: Addressing Biocontainment Through Environmental Contamination Assessment in Farms Housing PRRS Lineage 1C 1-4-4 Positive Pigs Claudio Melini, University of Minnesota, USA
  • 10:45 am: Gilt Introduction in Danish PRRSV-Positive Farms Elisabeth Okholm Nielsen, SEGES Innovation, Denmark
  • 11:00 am: Comparative Survival of Different Strains of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus at Different Temperatures Angie Quinonez-Munoz, University of Minnesota, USA

11:15 am – 12:00 pm: Student Award Ceremony

  • 11:15 am: 35 years – What’s Next David Benfield, The Ohio State University, USA.
  • 11:30 am: Award Announcement NAPRRS/NC229 ICSVD scientific committee
  • 12:00 pm: Closing Remarks Raymond (Bob) Rowland, University of Illinois, USA

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