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Characterization of Food-borne Pathogenic Bacteria

Investigators
Patel, J R; Nou, X; Jackson, R
Institutions
University of Maryland - College Park
Start date
2016
End date
2017
Objective
The objective is to conduct molecular characterization of shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) and Salmonella spp. with specific emphasis on single and multi-species biofilm formation and genomic and proteomic studies to assess changes in gene expression and pathogenicity. Conduct functional and molecular characterization of Listeria monocytogenes serotypes in food processing environment through proteomics and genomics; and determining virulence differences among L. monocytogenes serotypes through sequencing, gene expression and comparative genomics.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
8042-32420-006-04S
Accession number
430548
Categories
Listeria
Escherichia coli
Bacterial Pathogens