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Kimberly D. Gwinn
Associate Professor
Plant Pathology

Shawn A. Hawkins
Associate Professor
Animal waste management

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Sindhu Jagadamma
Assistant Professor
Soil Management

Sarah W. Keenan
Biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, paleobiology



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. [Abstract]

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.

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.

Effects of ingestion of antimicrobial nanoparticles on gut health in rainbow trout.  Brande-Lavridsen, N., T. Vishnivetska, R. J. Strange, D. Williams, K. Ritter-Gordy, and T. B. Henry.  2017.  Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Europe (SETAC Europe), 27th Annual Meeting, Brussels.

Biochemical and microbial biomarkers of feed efficiency in Black Angus steers Clemmons, B. A., C. Martino, M. M. Embree, E. A. Melchior, B. H. Voy, S. R. Campagna, and P. Myer.  2017.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN.

The Sphagnome Project: enabling ecological and evolutionary insights through a genus‐level sequencing project D. Weston, P. Ranjan, et al.  2017.  New physiologist. [Abstract]

Postmortem succession of gut microbial communities in deceased human subjects DeBruyn, J. M., and K. A. Hauther.  2017.  PeerJ 5:e3437.

Biodegradable plastic agricultural mulches: microbial degradation and implications for soil health.  DeBruyn, J. M., S. Bandopadhyay, H. Sintim, M. E. English, X. Wen, S. M. Schaeffer, M. Flury, K. Bonifer, T. Reynolds, and D. G. Hayes.  2017.  ASA-CCSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Tampa FL.

Microbial attenuation of atrazine in agricultural soils: Biometer assays, bacterial taxonomic diversity, and catabolic genes Douglas, J. F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2017.  Chemosphere, 176:352-360.

Temperature sensitivity of biodegradable plastic mulches to microbial decomposition.  English, M. E., S. Bandopadhyay, J. M. DeBruyn, D. G. Hayes, and S. M. Schaeffer.  2017.  Southeastern Biogeochemistry Symposium, Athens GA.