Foodborne Research

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Doris H. D'Souza
Foodborne pathogens

Thomas (Tom) Denes
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Bacteriophage


Recent Publications

Foodborne Viruses: Methods for Control.  D'Souza, D. H.  2018.  Proc., Symposium at TN State University on Nonthermal Approaches to Enhance Food Safety.

Foodborne viral pathogens.  Gibson, KE, D. H. D'Souza, and A. Hall.  2018.  ASM Press, Ed. MP Doyle and RL Buchanan.

Activity of Switchgrass Extractives Against Plant and Foodborne Pathogens.  Bruce, A., B. H. Ownley, J. Tao, N. Labbe, K. D. Gwinn, D. H. D'Souza, and N. Moustaid-Moussa.  2017.  The Great Experiment Conference, March 13-14, 2017, Knoxville, TN.

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.

Foodborne Viruses: Improved Methods for Detection and Control.  D'Souza, D. H.  2017.  Invited, Invited Lecture/Seminar. North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. April, 27, 2017.

Flies as Possible Vectors for Transfer of Shiga-toxigenic and Salmonella Gorman, S., V. Nettles, D. Paulsen, R. T. Trout Fryxell, A. L. Wszelaki, J. R. Buchanan, and F. Critzer.  2017.  Internation Assocation for Food Protection Annual Conference, Flies as Possible Vectors for Transfer of Shiga-toxigenic. P1-42. International Association for Food Protection, 2017 Annual Conference, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL, July 9-12, 2017. [Abstract]

L. monocytogenes Cell Envelope Physiology is Affected by Exposure to Dairy Relevant Conditions.  Magee, K. A, V. Guariglia-Oropeza, M. Wiedmann, and T. Denes.  2017.  Kentucky-Tennessee Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Proceedings. [Abstract]

Heat Inactivation of Select Foodborne Pathogens: How Should We Select the Target Microbe?.  D'Souza, D. H.  2016.  Proceedings IFT 2016, Chicago, IL, July 17, Invited Speaker.

Extractive components from bioenergy crops against select foodborne bacterial pathogens.  Kalisch, S., D. H. D'Souza, S. C. Chmely, K. D. Gwinn, B. H. Ownley, J. Tao, and N. Labbe.  2016.  Proceedings; IBSS annual meeting, Oak Ridge, TN.

Antimicrobial activities of lauric arginate and cinnamon oil combination against foodborne pathogens: Improvement by ethylenediaminetetraacete and possible mechanisms.  Ma, Q., P. M. Davidson, F. Critzer, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  LWT - Food Science and Technology, 72: 918.

Solvent-Free Lipase-Catalyzed Synthesis of Technical-Grade Sugar Esters and Evaluation of Their Physicochemical and Bioactive Properties Ye, Ran, D. G. Hayes, R. Burton, A. Liu, F. M. Harte, and Y. Wang.  2016.  Catalysts, 6(6):78. [Abstract]

Chemical Disinfectants for the Inactivation of the Emerging Foodborne Aichi Virus.  Arreaza, Andres  2015.  M.S. Thesis.