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Working Groups

Working Groups serve as the implementation arm of the Alliance by working to fulfill the strategic plans of the Alliance. Working Groups lead and coordinate various aspects within disciplines and technologies and represent these disciplines at the broader Alliance level.

Microbiomes Working Group

Kirsty Bayliss

Murdoch University

Australian microbiome projects, Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group

Gwyn Beattie

Iowa State University

Board of Directors, Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group, Regulatory Working Group

Richard Broglie

Affiliates, Microbiomes Working Group

Marleny Burkett

Mosaic Biosciences

Microbiomes Working Group

Laramy Enders

Purdue University – College of Agriculture

Microbiomes Working Group

Kellye Eversole

Eversole Associates

Animal Microbiomes Working Group, Board of Directors, Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group, Regulatory Working Group, Sponsor Representative

Daniel Jacobson

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group, Topical Leader in microbiomes of bioenergy crops

Ann Lichens-Park

Eversole Associates

Affiliates, Microbiomes Working Group

Emmanuelle Maguin

INRAE

Board of Directors, Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group

Angela Sessitsch

Austrian Institute of Technology

Board of Directors, Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group, Sponsor Representative

Jason Wallace

University of Georgia

Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group

Animal Microbiomes Working Group

Paul Cotter

Teagasc Food Research Centre

Animal Microbiomes Working Group, Coordinating Committee, EU Innovation Project MASTER

Kellye Eversole

Eversole Associates

Animal Microbiomes Working Group, Board of Directors, Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group, Regulatory Working Group, Sponsor Representative

Claire Rogel-Gaillard

INRAE

Animal Microbiomes Working Group, Coordinating Committee, Topical Leader in animal genomics and gut microbiomes

Controlled Environment Working Group

Joseph Cammack

FarmBox Foods

Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee, Sponsor Representative

Trevor Charles

Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research

Board of Directors, Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee, Regulatory Working Group, Sponsor Representative

Kellye Eversole

Eversole Associates

Animal Microbiomes Working Group, Board of Directors, Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group, Regulatory Working Group, Sponsor Representative

Jan Leach

Colorado State University

Board of Directors, Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee

Soledad Benitez Ponce

Ohio State University

Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee

Roland Wilhelm

Purdue University – College of Agriculture

Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee, Sponsor Representative

Regulatory Working Group

Gwyn Beattie

Iowa State University

Board of Directors, Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group, Regulatory Working Group

Natalie Breakfield

NewLeaf Symbiotics

Board of Directors, Coordinating Committee, Regulatory Working Group, Sponsor Representative

Trevor Charles

Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research

Board of Directors, Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee, Regulatory Working Group, Sponsor Representative

Kellye Eversole

Eversole Associates

Animal Microbiomes Working Group, Board of Directors, Controlled Environment Working Group, Coordinating Committee, Microbiomes Working Group, Regulatory Working Group, Sponsor Representative

David Glass

D. Glass Associates, Inc.

Affiliates, Regulatory Working Group

Jennifer Lilly

Mosaic Biosciences

Coordinating Committee, Regulatory Working Group, Sponsor Representative

Keith Matthews

Wiley Rein LLP

Affiliates, Regulatory Working Group

Carl Maxwell

Pivot Bio

Regulatory Working Group

Boris Vinatzer

Virginia Tech

Coordinating Committee, Regulatory Working Group, Topical Leader in microbe classification system

Tammy Zimmer

Ginkgo Bioworks

Regulatory Working Group