Amy Pruden

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06/30/2017 - Changing the World takes more than hard work, Dr. Pruden's TEDxRVA talk!

02/22/2017 - Dr. Pruden is invited to talk at 2017 Virginia AWWA Drinking Water Quality and Research Committee Seminar on March 15th.

01/12/2017 - Dr. Pruden will be giving a luncheon talk at Engineering Sustainability 2017 on April 11th.

01/03/2017 - Dr. Pruden will be speaking at the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)'s 17th National Conference and Global Forum: Integrating Environment and Health Conference (Jan 24-26, 2017)!

07/26/2016 - Dr. Pruden is quoted in BBC Earth Story "Meet microbes that have made New York City their home".

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.  

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Virginia Tech