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Doris H. D'Souza
Associate Professor
Foodborne pathogens

Faith Critzer
Assistant Professor
Food Safety Extension Specialist


Recent Publications

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.

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.

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. [More]

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

Thermal Inactivation of Foodborne Enteric Viruses and Their Viral Surrogates in Foods Bozkurt, H., D. H. D'Souza, and P. M. Davidson.  2015.  Journal of Food Protection, 78(8):1597-617.

Thermal inactivation kinetics of hepatitis A virus in spinach Bozkurt, H., X. Ye, F. M. Harte, D. H. D'Souza, and P. M. Davidson.  2015.  International Journal of Food Microbiology, 193:147-151. [More]

Switchgrass extractives inhibit foodborne pathogens.  Bruce, A., B. H. Ownley, J. Tao, L. Kline, N. Labbe, K. D. Gwinn, D. H. D'Souza, and N. Moustaid-Moussa.  2015.  Proceedings, 2015 Sun Grant Conf., Auburn, AL, Feb. 2-4.

Concentrated ethanol-derived switchgrass extractives inhibit plant and foodborne pathogens Bruce, A., H. B. Korotkin, B. H. Ownley, J. Tao, L. M. Kline, N. Labbe, K. D. Gwinn, D. H. D'Souza, and N. Moustaid-Moussa.  2015.  Phytopathology, 105(Suppl. 4):S4.20, Annual Meeting, American Phytopathological Society. Pasadena, Ca. Aug 1-5, 2015. [More]

Update on foodborne viruses: types, concentration and sampling methods.  D'Souza, D. H.  2015.  Book Chapter, Advances in Microbial Food Safety, Ed. J. Sofos. Woodhead Publishing, Elsevier, UK.