Bacterial Research

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Doris H. D'Souza
Associate Professor
Foodborne pathogens



Faculty 360 | Tao Wu, 1/11/2018


Recent Publications

Antimicrobial Resistance of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Dairy Cows and Genetic Diversity of Resistant Isolates Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, J. M. Vaughn, C. E. Merill, S. I. Headrick, D. B. Ensermu, D. H. D'Souza, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, G. E. Agga, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. [Abstract]

Comparison of uterine and vaginal bacterial communities between pregnant and non-pregnant postpartum cows prior to fixed timed artificial insemination.  Ault, T. B.  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Bovine intramammary infection associated immunogenic surface proteins of Streptococcus uberis Kerro Dego, O., R. A. Almeida, A. M. Saxton, R. D. Abdi, D. B. Ensermu, and S. P. Oliver.  2018.  Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 115: 304 - 311, February 2018. [Abstract]

Dynamics of transcriptomic response to infection by nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora and its bacterial symbiont Photorhabdus temperata in Heliothis virescens larvae An, R., K. Suri, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and P. Grewal.  2017.  Insect Molecular Biology, 26(5): 584-600. [Abstract]

Switchgrass extractives reduce bacterial diseases of tomato foliage and populations of foodborne pathogens on tomato fruit.  Bruce, A., B. H. Ownley, J. Tao, N. Labbe, K. D. Gwinn, D. H. D'Souza, and N. Moustaid-Moussa.  2017.  Phytopathology, 107 (Suppl. 5): S5.51. American Phytopathological Society annual meeting, August 5-9, San Antonio, TX.

Vaginal and uterine bacterial communities in postpartum lactating cows Clemmons, B. A., F. G. Dantas, G. A. Franco, S. T. Reese, O. I. Adeyosoye, T. P. L. Smith, P. Myer, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, 95(Supplement 1) 51-53.

Vaginal and uterine bacterial communities in postpartum lactating cows Clemmons, B. A., S. T. Reese, F. G. Dantas, G. A. Franco, T. P. L. Smith, O. I. Adeyosoye, K. Pohler, and P. Myer.  2017.  Frontiers in Microbiology, 8:1047.

A Quasi-chemical Model for Bacterial Spore Germination Kinetics by High Pressure.  Doona, C.J., F. E. Feeherry, K. Kustin, H. Chen, R. Huang, X. Ye, and P. Setlow.  2017.  Food Engineering Reviews, 9(3), 122.

Microbial attenuation of atrazine in agricultural soils: Biometer assays, bacterial taxonomic diversity, and catabolic genes Douglas, J. F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2017.  Chemosphere, 176:352-360.

The influence of root exudates of maize and soybean on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons degradation and soil bacterial community structure Guo, M. X., Z. Q. Gong, R. H. Miao, D. Su, X. J. Li, C. Y. Jia, and J. Zhuang.  2017.  Ecological Engineering, 99, 22-30.

MTPSLs: new terpene synthases in nonseed plants Jia, Q, T. G. Köllner, J. Gershenzon, and F. Chen.  2017.  Trends in Plant Science. [Abstract]

Isolation and Development of Campylobacater-specific Bacteriophages to Combat Bacterial Colonization of Animal Hosts.  Johnson, T. J., J. M. Shank, K. Patel, M. Paredes, T. Denes, and J. G. Johnson.  2017.  International Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms.