T6 Technical Session 6 General Microbiology

Tuesday, August 2, 2016: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
242 (America's Center - St. Louis)
Convenors: Mark Carter and Chris Spangenberg


8:30 AM
Susceptibility of Aged C57BL/6 Mice to Listeria monocytogenes: A Potential Surrogate Model for Human Foodborne Listeriosis in the Aging Populations
Mohammad Samiul Alam, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN; Christopher Cavanagh, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN; Dennis Gaines, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN; Uma Babu, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN; Kristina Williams, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN
8:45 AM
Metabolomic Analysis of Acid Stress Response in Shiga Toxin-producing E.coli O26:H11
Shima Shayanfar, Texas A&M University; Suresh D. Pillai, National Center for Electron Beam Research
9:00 AM
Quantifying the Effects of Acid (pH 3.6) Stress on Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli Strains
Sohini Bhatia, Texas A&M University; Shima Shayanfar, Texas A&M University; Suresh D. Pillai, National Center for Electron Beam Research
9:15 AM
Down-Regulation of Flagellin in CytR Mutant Leads to an Attenuation in Virulence of Escherichia coli O157:H7
Haiqing Yu, University of Missouri-Columbia; Yuanxi Xu, University of Missouri-Columbia; Fanding Gao, University of Missouri-Columbia; Azlin Mustapha, University of Missouri-Columbia; Hongmin Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia
9:30 AM
Determination of the Chaperon Protein DnaK Production of the Big Six Non-O157:H7 Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) under Heat- and Acid-shock by Competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Malcond Valladares, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; P. Michael Davidson, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Gina Pighetti, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Doris D'Souza, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Influence of Ethanol Adaptation on Salmonella enterica Serovar Enteritidis Survival in Acidified Media and Selected Fruit Juices
Shoukui He, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Chunlei Shi, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Xiujuan Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Xiaojie Qin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Xianming Shi, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Daofeng Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Xudong Su, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Autoaggregation in Cronobacter sakazakii ATCC 29544 Is Mediated by <i>Flagella</i>
Jennifer Hoeflinger, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign; Michael Miller, University of Illinois
11:30 AM
Mammalian Cell-Based In Vitro Pathogenicity Analysis of Listeria monocytogenes Biofilm-forming Cells
Xingjian Bai, Purdue University; Ok Kyung Koo, Korea Food Research Institute; Arun Bhunia, Purdue University
11:45 AM
Heat Resistance Markedly Varies between Different Strains of Human Norovirus
Matthew Moore, North Carolina State University; Benjamin Bobay, North Carolina State University; Brittany Mertens, North Carolina State University; Lee-Ann Jaykus, North Carolina State University
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