Microbial Research


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Personnel

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Kimberly D. Gwinn
Associate Professor
Plant Pathology

Shawn A. Hawkins
Associate Professor
Animal waste management

Sindhu Jagadamma
Assistant Professor
Soil Management

Sarah W. Keenan
Post-Doc
Biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, paleobiology

 

News

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

 

Recent Publications

Antimicrobial Resistance of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Dairy Cows and Genetic Diversity of Resistant Isolates Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, J. M. Vaughn, C. E. Merill, S. I. Headrick, D. B. Ensermu, D. H. D'Souza, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, G. E. Agga, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2018 Jul;15(7):449-458. [Abstract]

Biochemical and Microbial Biomarkers of Feed Efficiency in Black Angus Steers B. A. Clemmons, C. Martino, M. M. Embree, E. A. Melchior, B. H. Voy, S. R. Campanga, and P. Myer.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, 96, (Issue suppl_2) 237.

Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films: Impacts on Soil Microbial Communities and Ecosystem Functions Bandopadhyay, S., L. Martin-Closas, A. M. Pelacho, and J. M. DeBruyn.  2018.  Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:00819.

Biochemical and Microbial Biomarkers of Feed Efficiency in Black Angus Steers Clemmons, B. A.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, 96, (Issue suppl_2) 237.

Biochemical and Microbial Biomarkers Mediating Feed Efficiency in Cattle.  Clemmons, B. A.  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Effects of red clover isoflavones on tall fescue seed fermentation and microbial populations in vitro E. A. Melchior, J. K. Smith, L. Schneider, J. T. Mulliniks, G. E. Bates, Z. D. McFarlane, M. D. Flythe, J. L. Klotz, J. P. Goodman, H. Ji, and P. Myer.  2018.  PLoS One, 13(10): e0201866.

The effect of feeding ferric citrate on rumen microbial communities and methanogenesis in growing beef steers E. A. Melchior, K. E. Hales, A. K. Lindholm-Perry, J. E. Wells, and P. Myer.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, 96, (Issue suppl_1) 14.

Bioactive natural products in plant disease control Gwinn, K. D.  2018.  Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Vol. 56: Copyright: Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Temperature and microbial effects on nitrogen cycling at simulated mortality decomposition hotspots.  Keenan, S. W., and J. M. DeBruyn.  2018.  2018 Southeastern Section Meeting, Geological Society of America, Knoxville, TN.

The effects of feeding monensin on rumen microbial communities and methanogenesis in bred heifers fed in a drylot Melchior, E. A., K. E. Hales, A. K. Lindoholm-Perry, H. C. Freetly, J. E. Wells, C. N. Hemphill, T. A. Wickersham, J. E. Sawyer, and P. Myer.  2018.  Livestock Science, 212C:131-136.

Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Cases of Bovine Mastitis.  Abdi, R. D., J. M. Vaughn, C. E. Merrill, S. M. Cantwell, B. E. Gillespie, R. A. Almeida, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, J. Keflot, J. M. Bewley, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Proceedings of National Mastitis Council, p 60, 56th meeting January 28 31, 2017, Trade winds Isla.

Microbial community structure is affected by cropping sequences and poultry litter under long-term no-tillage Ashworth, A. J., J. M. DeBruyn, F. L. Allen, M. A. Radosevich, and P. R. Owens.  2017.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 114: 210-219.