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Research interests

  • Pre- and post- harvest microbiological food safety and quality with focus on beneficial organisms/probiotics/phytogenics
  • Alternatives to antibiotics 
  • Multidrug-resistant bacteria 
  • Antibiotic resistance mitigation in animal production
  • Genomics, transcriptomics, and metabolomics to understand colonization and virulence in foodborne pathogens
  • Environmentally-friendly and sustainable food animal production

External positions

Chair Elect, IFT Food Microbiology Division

Jun 1 2018May 30 2019

Secretary, IFT Food Microbiology Division , Institute of Food Technologists

Jun 12 2017Jun 11 2018

Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports, Microbiology

20162018

Member-At-Large, Minnesota Institute of Food Technologists

20142016

Associate Editor, Poultry Science Journal

20142016

Co-Chair, Scientific Programs, Food Microbiology Division, Institute of Food Technologists

Member, Editorial Board, Scientific Reports, Microbiology

Keywords

  • Salmonella
  • foodborne pathogens
  • poultry
  • microbiology
  • food safety
  • Campylobacter
  • Listeria
  • genomics
  • Microbiome
  • Food Microbiology
  • turkey

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Projects 2014 2022

antibiotic resistance
vaccination
poultry
mitigation
restoration
food pathogens
food processing
food safety
poultry
anti-infective agents
poultry production
animal production
USDA
poultry products
Campylobacter
Salmonella
poultry
antibiotics

Research Output 2007 2018

  • 38 Article
  • 5 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
Salmonella enterica
Probiotics
Turkey
Salmonella
Cecum

Inhibition and inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Biofilms by selenium

Nair, M. S., Upadhyay, A., Fancher, S., Upadhyaya, I., Dey, S., Kollanoor Johny, A., Zhao, J. & Venkitanarayanan, K., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Food Protection. 81, 6, p. 926-933 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli O157
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli
Biofilms
Selenium
enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli

Trans-Cinnamaldehyde and eugenol increase Acinetobacter baumannii sensitivity to beta-lactam antibiotics

Karumathil, D. P., Nair, M. S., Gaffney, J., Kollanoor Johny, A. & Venkitanarayanan, K., May 23 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, MAY, 1011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eugenol
Acinetobacter baumannii
beta-Lactams
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Microbial Drug Resistance
3 Citations

Effect of Propionibacterium freudenreichii on Salmonella multiplication, motility, and association with avian epithelial cells

Nair, D. V. T. & Kollanoor-Johny, A., May 1 2017, In : Poultry Science. 96, 5, p. 1376-1386 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propionibacterium freudenreichii
Salmonella
epithelial cells
coculture
Propionibacterium freudenreichii subsp. freudenreichii