Webinar Series – Recordings

Please note that use of these webinars for any purpose needs to be cleared with the presenters and the recordings should not be used for commercial purposes.

NSF RCN Webinar #34: 1 March 2024 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Joe Brown, Associate Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Environmental pathogen surveillance in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): opportunities and challenges”

Speaker 2: Jolinda de Korne, Postdoctoral Fellow at Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG), “Design and Implementation of 7-plex digital PCR assay for quantification of respiratory viruses and process quality control in the Swiss Wastewater Surveillance Program”

RECORDING:
Zoom recording March 1

NSF RCN Webinar #33: 2 February 2024 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Mohammed Rafi Arefin, Assistant Professor at University of British Columbia, & Carolyn Prouse, Assistant Professor at Queen’s University, Canada, “Investigating the emerging role of private firms in wastewater-based surveillance”

Speaker 2: Sílvia Monteiro, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal, “Tracing the Circulation of Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses using wastewater-based surveillance in a non-endemic country”

RECORDING:
Zoom recording February 2

NSF RCN Webinar #32: 1 December 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Christine Stauber, Associate Professor, Georgia State University, “Arbovirus Surveillance in Wastewater: From Proof of Concept to Implementation”

Speaker 2: Kyle Bibby and William Chen, University of Notre Dame, “Modeling Tools to Evaluate Wastewater-Based Surveillance Targets”

RECORDING:
Zoom recording December 2

NSF RCN Webinar #31: 3 November 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Audrey (Li-wen) Wang and Minxi Jiang:University of California, Berkeley, “Benchmarking concentration methods for respiratory viruses from wastewater”

Speaker 2: Auke Haver: PhD Candidate at the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, “Long-term wastewater monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 viral loads and variants at the major international passenger hub Amsterdam Schiphol Airport: a valuable addition to COVID-19 surveillance”

RECORDING:
Zoom recording November 3

NSF RCN Webinar #30: 6 October 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Leslie Ogorzaly (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology) “Three-year wastewater surveillance for human respiratory and enteric viruses in Luxembourg: moving beyond SARS-CoV-2”

Speaker 2: Sami Oikarinen: Tampere University, Finland, “Wastewater-based surveillance of virus epidemics at the national level in Finland”

RECORDING:
Zoom recording October 6

NSF RCN Webinar #29: 1 September 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Cresten Mansfeldt (Associate Professor @ University of Colorado, Boulder) “The Ethics of the Next Target: Learning Best Practices in Sustainable Wastewater-Testing in Support of Public Health”

Speaker 2: Kata Farkas: Postdoctoral Research Officer at Bangor University, Gwynedd, Wales, “Applicability of Wastewater-Based Epidemiology for Respiratory Diseases Beyond COVID-19”

RECORDING:
Zoom Recording September 1

NSF RCN Webinar #28: 2 June 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Rachel Poretsky (Associate Professor @ University of Illinois, Chicago) “A Sequence Based Approach to Broad Infectious Disease Surveillance in Wastewater”

Speaker 2: Irene Xagoraraki (Professor @ Michigan State University, East Lansing) “Wastewater Surveillance Beyond COVID-19”

RECORDING:
Zoom Recording June 2

NSF RCN Webinar #27: 5 May 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: J. Scott Meschke (Professor @ University of Washington, Seattle) “Global Perspectives on the Surveillance of Poliovirus in Wastewater”

Speaker 2: Edwin Oh (Associate Professor @ University of Nevada, Las Vegas) “Antibiotic resistance genes in wastewater and application to public health decision making”

RECORDING:
Zoom Recording May 5

NSF RCN Webinar #26: 7 April 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Nathan LaCross (Utah Dept of Health and Human Services, Wastewater Surveillance Program Manager) “Wastewater Surveillance in Utah”

Speaker 2: Rebecca Schneider (Staff Analyst, Houston Health Department) “Wastewater Surveillance in Houston”

RECORDING:
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NSF RCN Webinar #25: 3 March 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Janelle Thompson (Associate Professor @ NTU, Singapore) “Wastewater surveillance for endemic pathogens”

Speaker 2: Tyler Radniecki (Associate Professor @ Oregon State University) “The use of wastewater surveillance to identify the potential public health impacts of large international events on host communities”

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/play/-0R9UwpU1mO-Un9d_K1YYdJj-mzHOeipqeEErBy5K4hWhAZiKBIQ1t-iF1i3cUkKMxWicFiQjh3SFyEg.ITfG7_b_03lfWBx9?continueMode=true&_x_zm_rtaid=OMNaZ0CCTC-v4Dc8cLwTZQ.1677868593270.0a830f1128333b5c052e80dcf2ed0bdc&_x_zm_rhtaid=751

NSF RCN Webinar #24: 3 February 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Kara De León (Assistant Professor @ University of Oklahoma) Wastewater-based bacterial pathogen tracking in cities across Oklahoma

Speaker 2: Otakuye Conroy-Ben (Professor @ Arizona State University) Wastewater Monitoring on U.S. Reservations

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/bDnXwgDsUcRxL1w2NaPUB8LwGgkI-rb4Qcw9FqBrop7oSx8pupTTTlfPEYrzhq_-.BYB4VqfQug0mCL_G

NSF RCN Webinar #23: 6 January 2023 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Alessandro Zulli (PhD student @ Yale) Quantitative comparison of wastewater virus concentrations to EPIC data for Norovirus, RSV, and Influenza A outbreaks

Speaker 2: Janell Routh (CDC, Team Lead, Acute Flaccid Myelitis and Domestic Polio) Investigation of a case of paralytic polio and wastewater testing in New York, 2022

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/pM72TljJOc6WW-dRfIkFnmfMMHxQlRno8jOW1UDR7mW-cRBNkqs8IYGEhmi-7DpK.pDMsh5Siviht2QKS

NSF RCN Webinar #22: 2 December 2022 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Elana Chan (PhD student @ Stanford University) RSV wastewater surveillance

Speaker 2: Katherine Crank (Post-Doctoral Researcher @ Southern Nevada Water Authority) Wastewater Detection of Candida auris during a Local Healthcare-Associated Outbreak

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/play/5X0NzBJX6FBnI7_HEDzIlCdoVK4syAbmKwtVq-Xn1VevGn9GJSiAnIXZL1N7nXMTzQ3FAbOOAV_HXiXM.tQvIX0vLyTwvb1Os?continueMode=true

NSF RCN Webinar #21: 4 November 2022 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker 1: Peter Arts (PhD student @ UMICH): Variability and Dynamics of Individual Viral Fecal Shedding Influences the Representativeness of Modeled Community-Level Wastewater SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Measurements

Speaker 2: Amy Pruden (Prof @ VTech): Wastewater-based surveillance of antimicrobial resistance

RECORDING:
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NSF RCN Webinar #20: 7 October 2022 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Speaker #1: Robert Delatolla (Professor @ Univ Ottawa): Early detection, surveillance and sub-typing of influenza in wastewaters

Speaker #2: Marlene Wolfe, (Assistant Professor @ Emory):
MPXV in wastewater

RECORDING: https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/kD5dPaxxsH04foV9pyDIQthuSZ8xHyywlNLmx0iuDnTF8SbmyB5Nr5ZoITX3HqlE.ikZZNy8J_HHRpkLP

NSF RCN Webinar #19: 19 November 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderator: Jeseth Delgado Vela

Speaker 1: Marc Johnson (Professor @ U of Missouri):
Using wastewater surveillance to monitor known and unknown lineages of SARS-CoV-2

Speaker 2: Jana Huisman (Postdoc @ ETH Zurich):
Wastewater-based estimation of the effective reproductive number Re

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/uXwHtEfrBtWFV-ftxh2cCFrqkzVF0wQvp2mTAKjHk8aKhgX8xe97O-D8LaJWjd7F.b-4UJSc6lUGsdNIb

NSF RCN Webinar #18: 29 October 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderator: Rolf Halden & Jeseth Delgado Vela

Speaker 1: Nathan LaCross (Program Manager @ Utah Department of Health):
SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Surveillance in Utah

Speaker 2: Loren Hopkins (Chief Environmental Science Officer @ Houston Health Department):
Use of Wastewater Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 in Public Health Interventions in Houston

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/4Z8XlDObapc5t0trU0I0A1XynxBfCH7n_JTpWwrJrTGKGZYqrErLVteNrookc-d1.IPdF-t1HM8N2IxbN

NSF RCN Webinar #17: 24 September 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderator: Jeseth Delgado Vela & Jill McClary-Gutierrez

Speaker 1: Alessandro Zulli (PhD student @ Yale):
Estimating variant abundance of SARS-CoV-II in domestic wastewater

Speaker 2: Smruthi Karthikeyan (Postdoc @ UCSD):
High-throughput SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing from wastewater for tracking COVID-19 infection dynamics at the campus and county level

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/8zXNX0BIviduNjDiwi_YIF4XjVx2vO_uAspHBz7LijqgXNfkeuB7YjcjwnqfuEuO.Bs-3S7If6EpS2HHo

NSF RCN Webinar #16: 26 May 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderator: Kyle Bibby & Jill McClary-Gutierrez

Speaker 1: Marlene Wolfe (post doc @ Stanford):
SARS-CoV-2 monitoring with daily, high-throughput analysis of settled solids collected from publicly owned treatment works in Northern California

Speaker 2: Hannah Greenwald (PhD student @ UC Berkeley):
COVID-WEB: Wastewater monitoring for SARS-CoV-2 in the San Francisco Bay Area

RECORDING:
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NSF RCN Webinar #15: 12 May 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderator: Jeseth Delgado Vela & Jill McClary-Gutierrez

Speaker 1: Cresten Mansfeldt (Assistant Professor @ CU Boulder):
CUSew: On Campus Sewage Monitoring for SARS-CoV-2

Speaker 2: Mitham Al-faliti (PhD student @ Howard University):
Monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater in the District of Columbia Metropolitan Area

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/O8uB3DsavPWOfyhZd1OOoRrCwW3urX4H2VXeo1MDZKajHcpje2rdesEFdnPcXzRh.g8v4axh9Y-lwJlHt?startTime=1620831579000

NSF RCN Webinar #14: 28 April 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderator: Jill McClary-Gutierrez

Speaker 1: Ayella Maile-Moskowitz (PhD student @ Virginia Tech):
SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring at Virginia Tech

Speaker 2: Ye Li (PhD student @ University of Tennessee):
Raw wastewater surveillance for SARS-CoV 2 over 26 weeks in an academic year in the University of Tennessee student residential buildings

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/hFCsvJQqXFT_E814oxNvo3G5317sdAELJoH0Twg1BCpmW90Oeh1y9wjs3LqDI_pP.0en9L5CUqhcgKZkf

NSF RCN Webinar #13: 14 April 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderator: Jill McClary-Gutierrez

Speaker 1: Maitreyi Nagarkar (postdoc @ US EPA):
Long-term quantitative monitoring and preliminary sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater in Cincinnati, OH

Speaker 2: Devrim Kaya (faculty research associate @ Oregon State):
Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 prevalence and dynamics from building to city scale

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/4T2PmCr2DW2AERjlLU1X5FsiJVoBWD-yzh-QcLHKlR3PDuqX1m4gjpdqIpjkwcU.Xk0R6PsSxCyTSgot

NSF RCN Webinar #12: 31 March 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Kyle Bibby & Jill McClary-Gutierrez

Speaker 1: Juan Eduardo Sosa Hernández (post-doc @ Tecnológico de Monterrey):
First glance of WBE applied to Tec de Monterrey campuses against SARS-CoV-2 outbreak

Speaker 2: Kyle Curtis (environmental scientist @ HRSD):
A Bayesian Framework for Understanding SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Surveillance Results

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/play/8RFJpz5AvxTTu7U_EvVWcax-hhJ1asTMpj3W2-Im-qpbXLbkC5YlgDDobdIL6qDT6DOAQtsNRIsynJwc.QJr-hX53XRop5kNS

NSF RCN Webinar #11: 17 March 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Jeseth Delgado Vela & Jill McClary-Gutierrez

Speaker 1: Abhilasha Shrestha (Research Assistant Professor @ UIC)
Adapting from Beach Monitoring qPCR to COVID-19 WBE in Chicago

Speaker 2: Patrick D’Aoust (PhD student @ University of Ottawa)
Wastewater surveillance of COVID-19 and VOCs in Ottawa, Canada

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/azeGVoCPAvPsF8NgYqGYDIlZQVzHxE7j4eIm6bcVMjAxAYLzUIuBGtqyrSNs6qrG.XMX-oJKFDuBlg9ld

NSF RCN Webinar #10: 3 March 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderator: Jill McClary-Gutierrez

Speaker 1: Sarah Philo (PhD student @ University of Washington)
SARS-CoV-2 in Seattle Area Wastewater

Speaker 2: Bo Li (Post doc @ University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Fine-Scale Temporal Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 RNA Abundance in Wastewater during a COVID-19 Lockdown

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/play/_zW5QiYD39rbZIuD-Bb1gzjitAm-b_AanHcmvriusqIZSB5DOHwzkjShCnYytxeFebtNOWbXLKXS-q06.oMrCPi9P91Z25vqe

NSF RCN Webinar #9: 17 February 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Jill McClary-Gutierrez & Jeseth Delgado Vela

Speaker 1: Joshua Steele (Microbiologist @ SCCWRP)
Sources of Variability in Methods for Processing, Storing, and Concentrating Coronavirus in Influent from Southern California Sewage Plants

Speaker 2: Nishita D’Souza (Post doc @ Michigan State)
SARS CoV-2 Wastewater Surveillance in Michigan: Methods and Monitoring

RECORDING:
https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/DnLz8DQuoByKicE1RszYQi-C1IZjPzNXVNuOGEJabNNSJhH_ldazrfKa0icq4AN_.yj4V1hoYjpfkteNw

NSF RCN Webinar #8: 3 February 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Jill McClary-Gutierrez & Kyle Bibby

Speaker 1: Nadine Kotlarz (Post doc @ NCSU)
SARS-CoV-2 wastewater surveillance during three phases of reopening in Raleigh, North Carolina

Speaker 2: Kaung Myat “Zach” San (PhD student @ CUNY)
Optimization on the Protocol to detect SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater from New York City

RECORDING:

https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/fA_YgADj-5j_ES7k__B0D3mLtb9lMQHH1ELpNttTe0vYznnnthW-yzD-nkeRepwF.XdEDmHwbktQhLBBw

NSF RCN Webinar #7: 20 January 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Jill McClary-Gutierrez & Rolf Halden

Speaker 1: Catherine Hoar (Post doc @ NYU)
SARS-CoV-2 wastewater monitoring in New York City: Method optimization and implementation of routine monitoring

Speaker 2: Jessica Deaver (PhD student @ Clemson)
Wastewater-based epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in three Clemson, SC area sewer-sheds

RECORDING:

https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/cqSiNwoHKojie7dzkKvwDvsum0Yyw_zd3NThT9QHlN4ci52J7x3USai4DqKXlJkw.0RkYLQ2ByPUB6wwx

NSF RCN Webinar #6: 6 January 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Jill McClary-Gutierrez & Kyle Bibby

Speaker 1: Colleen Naughton (Assistant Professor @ UC Merced)
COVIDPoops19: A Global Dashboard and Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater Monitoring Efforts

Speaker 2: Shuchen Feng (Post doc @ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Method optimization and assessment of technical and biological variability for SARS-CoV-2 wastewater surveillance

RECORDING:

https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/AEIEiZcNyUCHYBqZB94yoYW3j3hsXdixE7-zenrBu8CK3nNNf-kWr-xlWEbISGwx.5UxPDnECBqUK7-es

NSF RCN Webinar #5: 2 December 2020 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Jill McClary-Gutierrez & Rolf Halden

Speaker 1: Rubayat Jamal (PhD student @ Univ Utah):
Informing COVID-19 disease burden by monitoring the SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater

Speaker 2: Yihan Zhang (PhD student @ UC Davis)
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater for Vulnerable Populations

RECORDING:

https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/1a8vRn547GFfGP6K17W3lSXDHhkzS6gvi8Da4VdVqwEA70uj4F7cSi0u2ZVRJMhP.CfnbopKi85HyE_dn

NSF RCN Webinar #4: 18 November 2020 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Kyle Bibby & Rolf Halden

Speaker 1: Prashant Kalvapalle (PhD student @ Rice)
SARS CoV2 monitoring across Houston wastewater treatment plants

Speaker 2: Katerina Papp (Post doc @ Southern Nevada Water Authority):
Cells, Drugs, and COVID-19: Evaluating Community Health through Urban Water Systems

RECORDING:

https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/YhUU-Qr02g2R_AZC8NMhYbEnhk2VEqkR5dC2dTtreO1_5kPMbMTxv3o_qr-BsIBT.1Lb2uZ4u-Aa5zgMB

NSF RCN Webinar #3: 4 November 2020 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Kyle Bibby & Jeseth Delgado Vela

Speaker 1: Megan Lott (PhD student @ Univ Georgia):
Sewage-based Epidemiology in a College Town

Speaker 2: Aaron Bivins (Post doc @ Notre Dame):
SARS-CoV-2 RNA in Midwestern Wastewaters

RECORDING:

https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/Z_vU01d_7FBmVBt_0ElPXAOANqqKo3qB9gpHzDGEYQODg5-116EWtxm0ZgHUN54o.6GW4Znd5aP5ZWlR2

NSF RCN Webinar #2: 15 October 2020 8:00 AM Pacific Time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderator: Jeseth Delgado Vela

Speaker 1: Katy Graham (PhD student @ Stanford)
SARS-CoV-2 in primary settled solids and influent- a comparison and longitudinal time series in the San Francisco Bay Area

Speaker 2: Xavier Fernandez (Post doc @ EPFL, Switzerland):
Pitfalls in measuring SARS-CoV2 in sewage

RECORDING: https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/share/NBjiYDKPJyoXOsTJOJBfJxnA4Czfp1xJbhjgFWDoNRiLWHpWan8rBoHbmszBmhRZ.QDfwyoqixWtZK8Hs

NSF RCN Webinar #1: 2 October 2020 @ 8:00 AM Pacific time

Moderator: Alexandria Boehm
Co-Moderators: Jeseth Delgado Vela & Rolf Halden

Speaker 1: Devin Bowes (PhD student @ ASU):
Wastewater monitoring for SARS-CoV-2 in underserved communities

Speaker 2: Phillip Wang (PhD student @ USC):
Wastewater surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 in the greater Los Angeles area

RECORDING: https://stanford.zoom.us/rec/play/iwtxxbhbNt617BY3NCVoiHok4ejQT6pNyKud7iaAMRuGkkIQ6V4rwBZludyrQ1WUMeaCQWy54Ngc9WYW.ikKNaZUEvW1d0k19