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Genomic Interrogation of Foodborne Pathogens

Investigators
Dudley, Edward
Institutions
Pennsylvania State University
Start date
2018
End date
2023
Objective
To utilize whole genome sequencing (WGS) to enhance surveillance capabilities for foodborne pathogens throughout Pennsylvania.To elucidate the mechanism(s) by which non-pathogenic E. coli enhance toxin expression of E. coli O157:H7.To develop training experiences in food safety for students at undergraduate-centric colleges and universities.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
PEN04644
Accession number
1015714
Categories
Escherichia coli
Bacterial Pathogens
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Chemical Contaminants