David A. Golden

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Email: dgolden@tennessee.edu

  • Growth, survival, and detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella in foods
  • Ecology and control of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes in fruit juices, fresh produce, and ready-to-eat meats
  • Molecular characterization of foodborne pathogens using real-time PCR, real-time RT-PCR, PFGE, and DNA microarrays
  • Use of novel processing/antimicrobial technologies for control of foodborne pathogens and spoilage organisms
Biographical sketch

Dr. David A. Golden, faculty fellow with UT Knoxville’s Haslam Scholars Program, is the recipient of the International Association of Food Protection’s 2010 Elmer Marth Educator Award. The award recognizes an IAFP member for dedicated and exceptional contributions to the profession of educator.

Golden is the author of Modern Food Microbiology, which has been published in four languages. He is scientific editor for Food Protection Trends and a member of the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods.

Golden holds a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and master’s and doctoral degrees in food science and technology, with a focus on food microbiology, all from the University of Georgia.

Recent Publications