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  • Gaydos, N., H. Gourama, C. N. Cutter, J. A. Campbell. 2015. Survival of Spoilage Microorganisms Associated with Pickled Sausage Using a “Cold Fill” Process. Reciprocal Meat Conference; Annual Meeting of the American Society of Meat Science, June 2015; Lincoln, NE.
  • Arteaga, S., C. N. Cutter, J. A. Campbell, and E. W. Mills. 2015. Oxygen scavengers affect meat properties and carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide gas concentrations in low-oxygen master packed ground beef. Reciprocal Meat Conference; Annual Meeting of the American Society of Meat Science, June 2015; Lincoln, NE.
  • Rivera, M., J. A. Campbell, and C. N. Cutter. 2015. Pathogen reductions associated with traditional processing of landjäger: a pilot study. Abstract #P2-98. Annual Meeting of International Association of Food Protection, July 2015; Portland, OR
  • Machado, R. A., J. A. Scheinberg, and C. N. Cutter. 2015. Use of a Smartphone Application (“Food Safe Surveys”) for Data Collection During Direct Concealed Observations. Meeting of International Association of Food Protection, July 2015; Portland, OR.
  • Machado, R. A., and C. N. Cutter. 2015. Food Safety of Farmstead Cheese Processors in Pennsylvania: An Initial Needs Assessment. Annual Meeting of International Association of Food Protection, July 2015; Portland, OR.
  • Scheinberg, J. A., R. Radhakrishna, and C. N. Cutter. 2015. A Comprehensive Needs Assessment of Retail Food Safety Practices of Farmers’ Market Vendors in Pennsylvania. Annual Meeting of International Association of Food Protection, July 2015; Portland, OR.
  • Murugesan L, Kucerova Z, Knabel SJ, LaBorde LF. 2015. Predominance and distribution of a persistent Listeria monocytogenes clone in a commercial fresh mushroom processing environment. J. Food Prot. 78(11):1988-1998. [pdf]
  • Nayak R, Tobin D, Thomson J, Radhakrishna R, LaBorde LF. 2015. Evaluation of on-farm food safety programming in Pennsylvania: Implications for Extension. Journal of Extension. February 26, 2015. [Link]
  • Joshua A. Scheinberg, Sarah Diabagate, Catherine N. Cutter.  Incorporation of a Buffered Vinegar Solution to Control Growth of Listeria monocytogenes and Lactic Acid Bacteria in Hot Dogs. IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, June 2014, New Orleans, LA. [pdf]
  • Laura Markham, Lavanya Reddivari, Luke K. Ursell, David Holm, Gregory Ziegler, Rob Knight, and Jairam Vanamala. Potatoes Can’t Take the Heat: Effects of Cultivar and Processing on Global Metabolite/Nutritional Profiles. July 2014. Potato Association of America Conference, Spokane,WA. [pdf]
  • Radhakrishnan S, Kim SW, Reddivari L and Vanamala J. 2014. Purple-fleshed potato, even after processing, prevents and reverses high-fat diet elevated colonic-mesenteric fat-systemic inflammation cascade in pig model. FASEB J 28:1045.47. [Link]
  • Tao, L.; Lambert, J. D. The role of sirtuin 3 in the differential pro-oxidant effects of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate in oral cells. [oral, abstract]. In: Experimental Biology 2014, FASEB J 28: 261.4. April, 2014 [Link]
  • Chandrasekar V, Ramaswamy R, Lalpuria M, Knabel S, Anantheswaran R. Modeling the diffusion of nisin through agar gels for predicting nisin activity. Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), July 2013, Chicago, IL. [pdf]
  • Jennifer D. Weil, Catherine Cutter, Robert Beelman, and Luke LaBorde. 2013. Inactivation of Human Pathogens during Phase II Composting of Manure-based Mushroom Growth Substrate. Journal of Food Protection 76(8): 1391-1400. [Link]
  • Amanda L. Svoboda, Edward G. Dudley, Chitrita DebRoy, Edward W. Mills, and Catherine N. Cutter. Presence of shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli O-Groups in small and very-small beef-processing plants and resulting ground beef detected by a multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. Online June 2013 [Link]
  • Joshua Scheinberg, Stephanie Doores, Catherine N. Cutter. A Microbiological Comparison of Poultry Products Obtained from Farmers' Markets and Supermarkets in Pennsylvania. Journal of Food Safety. Online June 2013. [Link]
  • Alissa L. Allen, John E. McGeary,Valerie S. Knopik and John E. Hayes. Bitterness of the Non-nutritive Sweetener Acesulfame Potassium Varies With Polymorphisms in TAS2R9 and TAS2R31. Chem. Senses (2013) 38(5): 379-389 doi:10.1093/chemse/bjt017. [Link]
  • Viswanath P, Murugesan L, Knabel SJ, Verghese B, Chikthimmah N, LaBorde LF. 2013. Incidence of Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria spp. in a small-scale mushroom production facility. Journal of Food Protection. 76(4):608-615. [Link]
  • Shariat, N., DiMarzio, M.J., Yin, S., Dettinger, L., Sandt, C.H., Lutb, J.R., Barrangou, R. and Dudley, E.G.. 2013. The combination of CRISPR-MVLST and PFGE provides increased discriminatory power for differentiating human clinical isolates of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Enteritidis. Food Microbiology. 34:164-173. May 2013 [Link]
  • Chen, C., Lewis, C., Goswami, K., Roberts, E., DebRoy, C. and Dudley, E.G. 2013. Identification and Characterization of Spontaneous Deletions within the Sp11-Sp12 Prophage Region of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Saka. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. February 2013. [Link]
  • Chen, C., Lewis, C., Goswami, K., and E. G. Dudley. 2012. Spontaneous excisions within the Sp11-Sp12 prophage region of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Sakai. Presented at the 2012 International Association for Food Protection meeting, Providence, Rhode Island.
  •  Goswami, K., Chen, C., and E. G. Dudley. 2012. Identification of variable regions within genomes of Shiga toxin prophage from Escherichia coli O157:H7. Presented at the 2012 International Association for Food Protection meeting, Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Yin, S,. DebRoy, C., and E. G. Dudley. 2012. CRISPR (Clusterd Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) as a potential molecular subtyping marker for high-risk Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli. Presented at the 2012 International Association for Food Protection meeting, Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Shariat, N., DiMarzio, M. J., Yin, S., Barrangou, R., and E. G. Dudley.  2012. CRISPR subtyping of an unbiased set of clinical Salmonella Enteritidis isolates. Presented at the 112th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, San Francisco, CA.
  • Dudley, E. G., Chen, C., Goswami, K. 2012. Investigating the role of the toxin-encoding bacteriophage and host background on the expression of Stx2 in Escherichia coli O157:H7. Presented at the 8th International Symposium on Shiga Toxin (Verotoxin) producing Escherichia coli Infections, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 2012.
  • Nadia K. Byrnes and John E. Hayes. 2012. Relationships between chemesthesis and personality factors. [pdf]
  • Draper AA, Doores S, Gourama H, and LaBorde LF. Microbial Survey of Pennsylvania Surface Waters Used for Irrigation of Fruit and Vegetable Crops. Research poster. International Association for Food Protection annual meeting. Providence, Rhode Island. July 22-23, 2012. [Link]
  • Gal Y Kreitman and Ryan J Elias. 2012 Reactivity between 1-hydroxyethyl radicals and aroma active components in wine. Amercican Chemical Society, 2012.

  • Sarah C. Forester and Joshua D. Lambert. 2012. Tolcapone inhibits catechol-O-methyl transferase-mediated methylation of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate in vivo. American Association for Cancer Research. [pdf]

  • E. G. Dudley, C. Chen, K. Goswami. 2012. Investigating the role of the toxin-encoding bacteriophage and host background on the expression of Stx2 in Escherichia coli O157:H7.American Society for Microbiology, 112th General Meeting, San Fransico, CA. June 16-19, 2012. [pdf

  • Kakolie Goswami, Chun Chen, and Edward Dudley. 2012. Identification of Variable Regions within Genomes of Shiga Toxin Prophage from Escherichia coli O157:H.  International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Providence, RI. July 22-25, 2012. [Link]

  • Liu, M., J.D. Floros. 2011. Nanoparticle modification improves mechanical and thermal properties of bio-based nanocomposites. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 152-22; New Orleans, LA. June 11-14, 2011. [Link]

  • Lalpuria, M.P., J.D. Floros and R.C.Anantheswaran  2011. Modified Two Temperature Method for Quantification of Nisin by Agar Diffusion Bioassay
    Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 199-26; New Orleans, LA. June 11-14, 2011. [Link]
  • Chacko, J., M. Lalpuria, J.D. Floros, R.C. Anantheswaran. 2011. Controlled release of nisin from biopolymer films. 11th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF) 2011, Athens, Greece, May 22 - 26, 2011.[pdf]
  • Bennett, Samantha M and J.E Hayes. 2011 Individual differences in irritation from Ibuprofen covary with Olive Oil but not Capsaicin. Association for Chemoreception Science 33rd Annual Metting, Huntington Beach, CA April 25-29, 2011. [pdf]
  • Verghese, B. 2011.  comK prophage junction fragments reveal unique subclones of Listeria monocytogenes that persist within meat and poultry processing plants.Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 132-04; New Orleans, LA. June 11-14, 2011. [Link]
  • Chen. C, S.Yin, E.G. Dudley. 2011. Promoter Activities of Hypothetical ileZ-argN-argO Operons and Expression and Function of ileZ in Escherichia coli O157:H7 Sakai.  2011 Madison Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phage Meeting (submitted). [pdf]
  • Wen, J., X. Deng, Z. Li, E. Dudley, R.  Anantheswaran, S.Knabel, W. Zhang. 2011. Transcriptomic response of Listeria monocytogenes during transition into the long-term-survival phase. 111th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology (ASM), New Orleans, LA. May 21-24, 2011.[pdf]
  • Wen, J., V. Alessandria, S. Knabel. 2011. Strain, type of food-conditioning film and their interaction significantly affect cell density and biofilm formation by Listeria monocytogenes. Annual Meeting of International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), Milwaukee, WI. July 31-August 3, 2011. (submitted) [pdf]
  • Richard, A.E., J. L. Brown, S. Nieto-Montenegro, C. N. Cutter, R.B. Radhakrishna, E. P. Yoder. 2011. Development and implementation of a “counter-top” training program to increase retention of food safety knowledge, alter behavior, improve attitude, and increase skills of Spanish-speaking retail employees. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 040-01; New Orleans, LA. June 11-14, 2011. [Link
  •  Xu, T.  J. D. Lambert, R.B. Beelman. 2011. The cancer cell growth inhibitory and pro-oxidant activities of button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) extracts. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 096-17; New Orleans, LA. June 11-14, 2011. [Link]
  • Brownschidle, A., J. Lambert, R. Elias, T.Cooper. 2011. Dietary soy protein concentrate may moderate colon carcinogenesis in the azoxymethane/dextran sodium sulfate mouse model. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 098-38; New Orleans, LA. June 11-14, 2011. [Link]
  • Yucel, U.,  R.J. Elias, J.N. Coupland. 2011. Effect of droplet size and crystallinity on the distribution of small molecules in emulsions: An EPR study. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 236-68; New Orleans, LA. June 11-14, 2011. [Link]
  • Forester, S.C., J.D. Lambert. 2011. Clinically-used nitrocatechols and EGCG synergistically inhibit lung cancer cells in vitro. American Association for Cancer Reasearch, 102nd Annual Meeting, Abstract # 4242; Orlando, FL. April 2-6, 2011. [Link]
  • Hayes, J.E. 2011. Sensory differences as potential drivers of market segmentation. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 183-02; New Orleans, LA. June 11-14, 2011. [Link]
  • Cutter, C.N. and Raines, C. 2011. High Pressure Processing: Food Safety’s Next Big Squeeze. The 2011 American Meat Science Association’s Reciprocal Meat Conference, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, June 19-21, 2011. [pdf]
  • Richard, A. E., S. M. Crutchfield, and C. N. Cutter. 2010. Validation of a pickling process for reducing foodborne pathogens associated with hard cooked eggs. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 038-14; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010.[Link]
  • Wen J., M. Lalpuria, T. Motwani, R. Anantheswaran, and S. Knabel. 2010. Thermal inactivation of foodborne pathogens and a spoilage yeast in liquid sweeteners. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 038-20; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Motwani, T., R.C. Anantheswaran. 2010. State of water in starch-water-sugar systems in the gelatinization temperature range as investigated using dielectric relaxation spectroscopy. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 183-17; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]

  • Gourama, H., D.J. Aurentz, J.M. Wyse, G.L. Johnson. 2010. Characterization and identification of foodborne fungi by FTIR spectroscopy. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 037-20; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Miller, D.M., E.G. Dudley, R.F. Roberts. 2010. Development of a qPCR method for monitoring strain dynamics during yogurt manufacture. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 032-06; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Xu,T., R. Beelman, J. Lambert. 2010. Extracts of white button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) inhibit the growth of HT-29 human colon cancer cells. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 291-05; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Ashirifie-Gogofio, J., J.D. Floros, L.F. LaBorde. 2010. Modeling reaction kinetics of patulin degradation in apple juice and apple cide.  Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 088-06; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Yucel, U., R.J. Elias, J.N. Coupland. 2010. Physicochemical characterization of emulsion based delivery systems by electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 070-08; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Weigand, A.J., P. Kris-Etherton, R.B. Beelman. 2010. Bioavailability of ergothioneine from mushrooms in adult men. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 295-28; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Lee, H., R. Beelman. 2010. Antioxidants properties of ergothioneine and phenolics compounds in mushroom crude extracts. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 193-27; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Motwani, T.,  R.C. Anantheswaran. 2010. Dielectric relaxation as a novel tool to investigate the dynamics of water in starch-water systems in the gelatinization temperature range. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 017-06; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Jaramillo, D.P., J.Coupland. 2010. Effect of heat treatment on the stability of soy protein isolate and pectin complexes. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 229-03; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Yucel, U., J.N. Coupland. 2010. Ultrasonic characterization of lactose from gelatin gels. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 085-08; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link]
  • Floros., J. 2010. Overview of IFT White Paper. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, Abstract # 205-01; Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010. [Link