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Faculty Profile

David Golden

Professor & Faculty Fellow with UTIA Chancellor's Office

Food Microbiology
Food Safety

2510 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996

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Education

Ph.D. Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia
M.S. Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia
B.S. Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia

Interest Areas and Research

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

Selected Publications

Chen, Wei, D. A. Golden, F. Critzer, and P. M. Davidson. 2015. Antimicrobial Activity of Cinnamaldehyde, Carvacrol, and Lauric Arginate against Salmonella Tennessee in a Glycerol-Sucrose Model and Peanut Paste at Different Fat Concentrations. Journal of Food Protection, 78:1488-1495.

Chen, W., D. A. Golden, and F. Critzer. 2014. Salmonella Survival and Differential Expression of Fatty Acid Biosynthesis Associated Genes in a Low Water Activity Food. Lett. Appl. Microbiol., 59(2): 133-138.

Chen, W., F. M. Harte, P. M. Davidson, and D. A. Golden. 2013. Inactivation of Alicyclobacillus acidoterrestris using high pressure homogenization and dimethyl dicarbonate. Journal of Food Protection, 76:1041-1045.

Xiao, D., Ye, R., P. M. Davidson, D. G. Hayes, D. A. Golden, and Q. Zhong. 2011. Sucrose monolaurate improves the efficacy of sodium hypochlorite against Escherichia coli O157:H7 on spinach. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 145(1):64-68.

Critzer, F., D. H. D'Souza, A. M. Saxton, and D. A. Golden*. 2010. Increased transcription of the phosphate-specific transport system of Escherichia coli O157:H7 after exposure to sodium benzoate. Journal of Food Protection, 73(5):819-24.

D'Souza, D. H., F. Critzer, and D. A. Golden. 2009. Real-time RT-PCR for the rapid detection of Salmonella using invA primers. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 6(9)1097-1106.

Critzer, F., D. H. D'Souza, and D. A. Golden. 2008. Transcription analysis of stx1, marA, and eaeA genes in E. coli O157:H7 treated with sodium benzoate. Journal of Food Protection, 71(7):1469-1474.

Zhong, Q., D. G. Black, P. M. Davidson, and D. A. Golden. 2008. Non-thermal inactivation of Escherichia coli K-12 on spinach leaves using dense phase carbon dioxide. Journal of Food Protection 71:1015-1017.

Critzer, F., K. D. Kelly-Wintenberg, S. South, J. R. Roth, and D. A. Golden. 2007. Atmospheric Plasma Inactivation of Foodborne Pathogens on Fresh Produce Surfaces. Journal of Food Protection, 70:2290-2296.

Doane, C. A., P. Pangloli, H. A. Richards, J. R. Mount, D. A. Golden, and F. A. Draughon. 2007. Occurrence of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in Diverse Farm Environments. Journal of Food Protection, 70:6-10.

Kayes, M. M., F. Critzer, K. D. Kelly-Wintenberg, J. R. Roth, T. C. Montie, and D. A. Golden. 2007. Inactivation of Foodborne Pathogens Using a One Atmosphere Uniform Glow Discharge Plasma (OAUGDP®). Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 4(1):50-59.

Pangloli, P., O. Ahmed, J. H. Stevens, D. A. Golden, and F. A. Draughon. 2007. Comparison of Chromagenic Agar Medium for Recovery of Listeria Monocytogenes from Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Products. Journal of Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology, 15:232-237.

Pedigo, A. S., F. Critzer, and D. A. Golden. 2007. Inactivation of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in Apple Juice As Affected By Cranberry Juice Concentration and Holding Temperature. Food Protection Trends, 27(12):16-20.

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