2011 Center Publications

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Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

Jaradat, Z.W., Rashdan, A.M., Ababneh, Q.O., Jaradat, S.A., Bhunia, A.K., 2011. Characterization of surface proteins of Cronobacter muytjensii using monoclonal antibodies and MALDI-TOF Mass spectrometry. BMC Microbiology, 11:148.
Salm, E., Liu, Y.S., Machwiany, D., Morisette, D.T., He, Y., Razouk, L., Bhunia, A.K., Bashir, R., 2011. Electrical detection of dsDNA and polymerase chain reaction amplification. Biomedical Microdevices, 13: 973-982.
Hoorfar, J., Christensen, B.B., Pagotto, F., Rudi, K., Bhunia, A.K., Griffith, M., 2011. Future trends in rapid methods. In: Rapid Detection, Characterization and Enumeration of Foodborne Pathogens. Editor, J. Hoorfar. ASM Press, Washington DC. p. 413-420.
Deering, A.J., Pruitt, R.E., Mauer, L.J., Reuhs, B.L., 2011. Identification of the cellular location of internalized Escherichia coli O157:H7 in mung bean, Vigna radiata, by immunocytochemical techniques. Journal of Food Protection, 4(8):1224-1230.
Jagadeesan, B., Fleishman-Littlejohn, A.E., Amalaradjou, M.A.R., Singh, A.K., Mishra, K., La, D., Kihara, D., Bhunia, A.K., 2011. N-terminal Gly224-Gly411 domain in Listeria adhesion protein interacts with host receptor Hsp60. PLoS One, 6: e20694.
Malorny, B., Bhunia, A.K., Aarts, H.J.M., Löfström, C., Hoorfar, J., 2011. Salmonella in pork, beef, poultry and egg. In: Rapid detection, characterization and enumeration of food-borne pathogens. Editor, J. Hoorfar, ASM Press, Washington DC. p. 179-194.
Goodridge, L.D., Fratamico, P., Christensen, L.S., Hoorfar, J., Griffiths, M., Carter, M., Bhunia, A.K., O'Kennedy, R., 2011. Strengths and shortcomings of advanced detection technologies. In: Rapid Detection, Characterization and Enumeration of Foodborne Pathogens. Editor, J. Hoorfar. ASM Press, Washington DC. p. 15-45.
Davis, R. and L.J. Mauer., 2011. Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes at the haplotype level by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy and multivariate statistical analysis. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 150(2-3):140-149.
Robinson, J.P., Rajwa, B.P., Bae, E., Patsekin, V., Roumani, A.M., Bhunia, A.K., Dietz, J.E., Davidson, V.J., Dunder, M.M., Thomas, J., Hirleman, E.D., 2011. Using scattering to identify bacterial pathogens. Optics and Photonics News, v. 22: 21-27.
Bhunia, A.K., Bae, E., Rajwa, B., Robinson, J.P., Hirleman, E.D., 2011. Utilization of optical forward scatter image biological database: food-borne pathogen colony differentiation and detection. In: Omics Technologies and Microbial Modeling in Food-borne Pathogens Study. Editors: Yan, X., Juneja, V., Huang, L. DEStech Publications, Inc. Lancaster, PA. p. 599-624.
Akova, F., Dundar, M., Davisson, J., Hirleman, E.D., Bhunia, A.K., Robinson, J.P., Rajwa, B. A machine-learning approach to detecting unknown bacterial serovars. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining. 2010. v. 3(5). p. 289-301.
Bae, E., Aroonnual, A., Bhunia, A.K., Hirleman, E.D. On the sensitivity of forward scattering patterns from bacterial colonies to media composition. Journal of Biophotonics. 2011. v. 4. p. 236-243.
Bae, E., Bai, N., Aroonnual, A., Bhunia, A.K., Hirleman, E.D. Label-free identification of bacterial microcolonies via elastic scattering. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 2011. v. 108(3). p. 637-644.
Bae, E., Bai, N., Aroonnual, A., Bhunia, A.K., Robinson, J.P., Hirleman, E.D. Modeling light propagation through bacterial colonies and its correlation with forward scattering patterns. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 2010. v. 15(4). Article number 045001
Bae, E., Bai, N., Hirleman, E.D. Application of sampling criterion on numerical diffraction from bacterial colonies. Applied Optics, 2011. v. 50(15). p. 2228-2238.
Banerjee, P., Bhunia, A.K. Cell-based biosensor for rapid screening of pathogens and toxins. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 2010. v. 26. p. 99-106.
Banerjee, P., Franz B., Bhunia. A.K. Mammalian cell-based sensor system. Advances in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology. 2010. v. 117. p. 21-55.
Bhunia, A.K. Mammalian cell-based sensors: a rapid screening tool for pathogens and toxins in food. Food Engineering and Ingredients. 2010. v. 10. p. 15-17.
Bhunia, A.K. Rapid pathogen screening tools for food safety. Food Technology. 2011. v. 65(2). p. 38-43.
Book, B., Chen, J., Irudayaraj, J. Quantification of receptor targeting aptamer binding characteristics using single-molecule spectroscopy. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 2011. v. 108(5). p. 1222-1227.
Burkholder, K.M. Bhunia, A.K. Listeria monocytogenes uses LAP to promote bacterial transepithelial translocation, and induces expression of LAP receptor Hsp60. Infection and Immunity. 2010. v. 78(12). p. 5062-5073.
Davis, R., Burgula, Y., Deering, A., Irudayaraj, J., Reuhs, B.L., Mauer, L.J. Detection and differentiation of live and heat treated Salmonella enterica serovars inoculated onto chicken breast using Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 2010. v. 109(6). p. 2019-2031.
Davis, R., Irudayaraj, J., Reuhs, B. L., Mauer, L.J. Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from ground beef using Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy and chemometrics. Journal of Food Science. 2010. v. 75(6). p. M340-346.
Davis, R., Mauer, L.J. Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes at the haplotype level by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy and multivariate statistical analysis. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 2011. In press.
Deering, A.J., Mauer, L.J., Pruitt, R.E. Internalization of E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in plants: A review. Food Research International. 2011. In press.
Deering, A.J., Pruitt, R.E., Mauer, L.J., Reuhs, B.L. Examination of the internalization of Salmonella serovar Typhimurium in peanut, Arachis hypogaea, using immunocytochemical techniques. Food Research International. 2011. In press.
Deering, A.J., Pruitt, R.E., Mauer, L.J., Reuhs, B.L. Identification of the cellular location of internalized Escherichia coli O157:H7 in mung bean, Vigna radiata, by immunocytochemical techniques. Journal of Food Protection. 2011. In press.
Habteselassie, M., Bischoff, M., Applegate, B. M., Reuhs, B., Turco, R.F. Understanding the role of agricultural practices in the potential colonization and contamination by E. coli in rhizosphere of fresh produce. Journal of Food Protection. 2010. v. 73(11). p. 2001-2009.
Jagadeesan, B., Fleishman-Littlejohn, A.E., Amalaradjou, M.A.R., Singh, A.K., Mishra, K., La, D., Kihara, D., Bhunia, A.K. N-terminal Gly224-Gly411 domain in Listeria adhesion protein interacts with host receptor Hsp60. PLoS ONE. 2011. v. 6(6). p. e20694.
Jagadeesan, B., Koo, O.K., Kim, K.P., Burkholder, K.M., Mishra, K.K., Aroonnual, A., Bhunia, A.K. LAP, an alcohol acetaldehyde dehydrogenase enzyme in Listeria promotes bacterial adhesion to enterocyte-like Caco-2 cells only in pathogenic species. Microbiology-UK. 2010. v. 156(9). p. 2782-2795.
Kathiravan, K., Tewari, J., Demirci, A., Irudayaraj, J. Microscopic and spectroscopic evaluation of inactivation of Staphylococcus aureus by pulsed UV light and infrared heating. Food and Bioprocess Technique. 2010. v. 3(1). p. 93-104.
Koo, O.K., Aroonnual, A., Bhunia, A.K. Human heat shock protein 60 receptor coated paramagnetic beads show improved capture of Listeria monocytogenes in presence of other Listeria in food. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 2011. v. 111(1). p. 93-104.
Ohk, S.H., Koo, O.K., Sen, T., Yamamoto, C.M., Bhunia, A.K. Antibody-aptamer functionalized fiber-optic biosensor for specific detection of Listeria monocytogenes from food. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 2010. v. 109. p. 808-817.
Privorotskaya, N., Liu, Y., Lee, J., Zeng, H., Carlisle, J.A., Bashir, R., King, W.P. Silicon-diamond microcantilever heaters for rapid thermal lysing of cells. Lab Chip. 2010. v. 10. p. 1135-1141.
Radadia, A.D., Stavis, C.J., Carr, R., Zeng, H., King, W., Carlisle, J.A., Aksimentiev, A., Hamers, R.J., Bashir, R. Ultrananocrystalline diamond thin films as stable antibody tethering surfaces for bacterial capture. Advanced Functional Materials. 2011. v. 21. p. 1040-1050.
Rajwa, B., Dundar, M.M., Akova, F., Bettasso, A., Patsekin, V., Hirleman, E.D., Bhunia, A.K., Robinson, J.P. Discovering unknown: detection of emerging pathogens using label-free light scattering system. Cytometry Part A. 2010. v. 77A. p. 1103-1112.
Ravindranath, S., Wang, Y., Irudayaraj, J. SERS driven cross-platform based multiplex pathogen detection. Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical. 2011. v. 152(2). p. 183-190.
Salm, E., Liu, Y-S., Marchwiany, D., Morisette, D.T., He, Y., Bhunia, A.K., Bashir, R. Electrical detection of dsDNA and polymerase chain reaction amplification. Biomedical Microdevices. 2011. In press.
Sirsat, S.A., Burkholder, K.M., Dowd, S.E., Muthaiyan, A., Bhunia, A.K., Ricke, S.C. Influence of microbial and host cell sublethal heat stress on S. Typhimurium gene expression and adhesion to Caco-2 cell line. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 2011. v. 110. p. 813-822.
Stratton T.R., Applegate, B.M., Youngblood, J.P. Effect of steric hindrance on the properties of antibacterial and biocompatible copolymers. Biomacromolecules. 2011. v. 12(1). p. 50-56.
Stratton, T.R., Howarter, J. A., Allison, B. C., Applegate, B. M., Youngblood, J.P. Structure−activity relationships of antibacterial and biocompatible copolymers. Biomacromolecules. 2010. v. 11(5). p. 1286-1290.
Wang, Y., Irudayaraj, J. A SERS DNAzyme biosensor for lead ion detection. Chemical Communications. 2011. v. 47. p. 4394-4396.
Wang, Y., Lee, K., Irudayaraj, J. SERS aptasensor from nanorod-nanoparticle junction for protein detection. Chemical Communications. 2010. v. 46(4). p. 613-615.
Wang, Y., Lee, K., Irudayaraj, J. Silver nanosphere SERS probes for sensitive identification of pathogens. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2010. v. 114(39). p. 16122-16128.
Wang, Y., Ravindranath, S., Irudayaraj, J. Separation and detection of multiple pathogens in a food matrix by SERS nano probes. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 2011. v. 399(3). p. 1271-8.

Abstracts for major papers/posters presented

Amalaradjou, M.A.R., Koo, O.K., Bhunia, A.K. Lactobacillus paracasei expressing LAP reduces cell invasion, translocation and cytotoxicity of L. monocytogenes in Caco-2 cells. 11th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA. 2011. Abstract #11-GM-A-2431-ASM.
Bai, N., Bae, E., Aroonnual, A., Bhunia, A.K., Hirleman, E.D. Morphology characterization of bacterial colonies for predicting forward scattering patterns. Optical Society of America Optics and Photonics Congress, Karlsruhe, Germany. 2010.
Banerjee, P. and Bhunia, A.K. Hand-held biosensor for rapid detection of hemolytic and cytolytic toxins in foods and beverages. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2010. Abstract # 036-10.
Davis, R., Reuhs, B.L., Mauer, L.J. Detection and quantification of live bacteria in the presence of dead bacteria in different food matrices using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR). Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2010.
Davis, R., Reuhs, B.L., Mauer, L.J. Identification and classification of E. coli O157:H7 strains at serotype levels by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy techniques combined with multivariate analysis. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2010.
Deering, A.J., Reuhs, B.L., Mauer, L.J. Comparison of detection limits for differentiation between live and dead Escherichia coli cells using FT-IR spectroscopy and quantitative PCR (qPCR). Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2010.
Fleishman-Littlejohn, A., Bigando, A., Bae, E., Bhunia, A.K. Light-scattering sensor for real-time identification of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus colonies. 11th General Meeting for the American Society for Microbiology. 2011. Abstract # 11-GM-A-2378-ASM.
Hamers, R.J., Clare, T.L., Butler, J., Radadia, A., Zeng. H., King, W., Carlisle, J., Bashir, R., Stavis, C. Diamond as an ultra-stable platform for biologically selective surfaces: from proteins to cells. Materials Research Society Meeting Symposium A: Diamond Electronics-Fundamentals to Applications IV. 2010.
Kim, H., Burkholder, K.M., Bhunia, A.K. Influence of secreted LAP on Listeria infection in Caco-2 cell model. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2010. Abstract #037-30.
Kim, H., Christina, B., Bhunia, A.K. Influence of secreted Listeria Adhesion Protein (LAP) on transepithelial translocation and cytokine release during Listeria infection in Caco-2 cell model. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2011. Abstract #037-01.
Koo, O., and Bhunia, A.K. Selection of probiotic lactic acid bacteria for prevention of L. monocytogenes. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2010. Abstract # 072-02.
Liu, Y., Privorotskaya, N., Lee, J., Zeng, H., Carlisle, J.A., Radadia, A., Millet, L. Bashir, R., King, W.P. Rapid thermal lysis of cells using silicon-diamond microcantilever heaters. 7th International Workshop on Nanomechanical Cantilevers. Banff, Canada. 2010.
Mendonca, M., Mishra, K.K., Bhunia, A.K. Acetaldehyde dehydrogenase domain of the Listeria Adhesion Protein in L. monocytogenes is responsible for adherence to ileocecal HCT-8 cell line. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. New Orleans, LA. 2011. Abstract #11-GM-A-3379-ASM.
Mendonça, S., Duarte-Gomez, E.E., Bhunia, A.K., Applegate, B. Detection of protein expression using light-scattering sensor in Salmonella enterica, P. fluorescens and E. coli. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. New Orleans, LA. 2011.
Minocha, U., Romero, P., Bourn, J., Rosenfield, C., Applegate, B. Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 using ΦV10cobA-kan lysogens. American Society for Microbiology. New Orleans, LA. 2011.
Minocha, U., Welkie, D., Tanner, P., Orr, M.J., McCarthy, A.T., Bettasso, A., Wickham, G., Thompson, D., Bhunia, A., Turco, R., Cousin, M., Applegate, B. Use of natural microbial flora to identify parameters associated with pathogen transference to leafy greens during primary production. American Society for Microbiology. San Diego, CA. 2010.
Mishra, K., Kim, H., Mendonca, M., Aroonnual, A., Bhunia, A.K. Study of cell structure and colony morphology in secA2 deletion mutant of Listeria monocytogenes 4b (F4244). Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference. St Louis, MO. 2010.
Radadia, A., Stavis, C., Liu, Y-S., Privorotskaya, N., Zeng, H., Carlisle, J.A., King, W.P., Hamers, R.J., Bashir, R. Functionalized ultra-nanocrystalline diamond (UNCD) films for pathogen sensing. Materials Research Society Meeting, Symposium A: Diamond Electronics and Bioelectronics-Fundamentals to Applications IV. Boston, MA. 2010.
Robinson, J.P., Kramer, D., Patsekin, V., Holdman, C., Sturgis, J. A low cost device for bacterial identification useful for resource limited regions. ISAC Congress. Baltimore, MD. 2011.
Robinson, J.P., Patsekin, V., Kramer, D., Holdman, C., Fatig, R., Sturgis, J., Bhunia, A., Dietz, J.E., Bae, E., Davisson, V.J. A biodefense-driven approach to bacterial identification in the clinical environment, ISAC Congress. Baltimore, MD. 2011.
Robinson, J.P., Rajwa, B., Holdman, C., Patsekina, G., Hirlman, E.D., Bhunia, A., Davisson, V.J., Patsekin, V. Extraction of classification features from images of angular light scattered from bacterial colonies using a 632nm laser. BioKorea. Seoul, Korea. 2010.
Tang, Y., Singh, A., Bae, E., Hirleman, E.D., Bhunia, A.K. Differentiation of serovars of Escherichia coli colonies using optical forward-scattering sensor. 11th General Meeting for American Society for Microbiology. New Orleans, LA. 2011. Abstract # 11-GM-A- 3717 -ASM.
Werley, S., Kumar, A., Kwon, J., Ravindranath, S., Irudayaraj, J. Application of an optically induced electrokinetic manipulation technique on live bacteria. International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Expo. Vancouver, BC. 2010. Paper #. IMECE2010-39324. [Best Paper Award]

Thesis/Dissertations

Bettasso, A. M. Application of light scattering technology in microorganism detection and classification. M.S. Thesis. 2010. Purdue University. 98 p.
Burkholder, K.M. The role of Listeria adhesion protein (LAP) during the intestinal phase of Listeria monocytogenes pathogenesis. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2010. Purdue University. 134 p.
Deering, A.J. Examination of the internalization of the human pathogenic bacteria, Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella s.v. Typhimurium, in plants. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2010. Purdue University. 145 p.
Gomez, E.D. High hydrostatic pressure effects on bacterial bioluminescence. M.S. Thesis. 2011. Purdue University.
Koo, O.K. Listeria adhesion protein and heat shock protein 60: application in pathogenic Listeria detection and implication in listeriosis prevention. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2010. Purdue University. 165 p.
Medina, S. Effect of Listeria monocytogenes pre-exposure to mammalian cells under anaerobic environment in LAP-mediated pathogenesis in subsequent infection under anaerobic conditions. M.S. Thesis. 2011. Purdue University. 100 p.
Minocha, U. Characterization and use of the temperate bacteriophage ΦV10 for the detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2011. Purdue University.

Books and Book Chapters

Bae, E., Bhunia, A.K. Nano optical sensors for food safety and security. M. Giordano (Editor). Wiley Interscience (Publisher). In Optochemical Nanosensors. 2011. In press.
Bhunia, A.K., Bae, E., Rajwa, B., Robinson, J.P., Hirleman, E.D. Utilization of optical forward scatter image biological database: food-borne pathogen colony differentiation and detection. Yan, X., Juneja, V., Huang, L. (Editors). DEStech Publications, Inc. Lancaster, PA (Publisher). In Omics Technologies and Microbial Modeling in Food-borne Pathogens Study. 2011. p. 599-624.
Davis R., Mauer, L.J. Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy: A rapid tool for detection and analysis of foodborne pathogenic bacteria. A. Mendez-Vilas (Editor). Formatex Research Center (Publisher). In Current Research, Technology and Education Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology. Volume 2. 2010. p. 1582-1594.
Mauer, L.J., Reuhs, B.L. Agriculture and food supply: Mid-infrared sensors for the rapid analysis of select microbial food borne pathogens. John G. Voeller (Editor). John Wiley & Sons Publishers (Publisher). In Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security. Chapter 3.1. 2010. p. 2880-2888.
Minocha, U., Shroyer, M., Romero, P., Applegate, B. Phage-based detection of foodborne pathogens. Da-Wen Sun (Editor). In Handbook of Food Safety Engineering. 2011. In press.
Shin, J., Ladisch, M.R. Two-dimensional particle focusing: Sheath Flow on two sides. Kim, J.S., Ligler, F. (Editors), RPS: Pan Stanford, Singapore (Publisher). 2010. p. 1-12.

Articles in Popular Press

Bhunia, A.K. Listeria clever at finding its way into bloodstream, causing sickness. Purdue University News Service. October 25, 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. Listeria's deadly route. Journal and Courier. Lafayette, IN. Nov 16, 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. Nanoparticle gives antimicrobial ability to fight Listeria longer. Institute of Food Technologists Newsletter. Dec 8, 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. New nanoparticle helps fight Listeria. Food Safety News. Jan 06, 2011
Bhunia, A.K. Purdue steps up lobbying game. Journal and Courier. Lafayette, IN. May 2, 2010.
Mauer, L.J. Test finds E. coli in beef faster, could better trace outbreaks. Purdue University News Service. August 30, 2010.

Invited Lectures and Seminars

Applegate, B. Colorimetric phage?based detection of foodborne pathogens. National meeting for Food Safety and Security Molecular Detection Day Program, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 2010.
Applegate, B. DNA/RNA and bacteriophage-based molecular sensor technologies. Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection. Anaheim, CA. Aug 1-4, 2010.
Applegate, B. Food safety modernization act: Implementation, cost and ramifications. March meeting of the St. Louis Section of the Institute of Food Technologists , St Louis, MO. 2011.
Applegate, B. Use of the temperate bacteriophage phiV10 for colorimetric detection of E. coli O157:H7. Thirtieth University of Wisconsin - River Falls Food Microbiology Symposium and Workshop, River Falls, WI. 2010.
Bae, E., Bai, N., Singh, A., and Tang, Y., Bhunia, A.K. Light scattering sensor: Biophysics of colony-light interactions. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Annual International Meeting. Louisville, KY. Aug 8, 2011.
Bashir, R. Development of biosensor-based technologies for detection of foodborne hazards. National meeting for Food Safety and Security Molecular Detection Day Program, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 2010.
Bhunia, A. The BARDOT system for pathogen detection. National meeting for Food Safety and Security Molecular Detection Day Program, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. 2011. High throughput screening of foods for pathogens using biosensor. Workshop on Novel Sampling and Sensing for Improving Food Safety. Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA. June 16-17, 2011.
Bhunia, A.K., Bae, E., Bai, N., Singh, A., and Tang, Y. Harnessing light scattering for label-free identification of food-borne pathogens. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Louisville, KY. Aug 8, 2011.
Bhunia, A.K., Bae, E., Bettasso, A., Robinson, J.P., Hirleman, D.E. Laser-based optical scattering technology for direct detection and typing of foodborne bacterial pathogens. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 2010 Annual International Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. June 20-23, 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. Biosensors: Broad and pathogen specific. BD Technologies, Durham, NC. March 17, 2011.
Bhunia, A.K. Cell-based assays and light scattering sensors for toxins and pathogens. Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection. Anaheim, CA. Aug 1-4, 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. Current challenges and solutions in foodborne pathogen detection to ensure food safety. (Keynote speaker) Food Hygiene and Technology, 40th Lenfeld and Hökl Days, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic. Oct 14-15, 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. High throughput screening of multiple pathogens and toxins using optical light scattering and cell-based sensors. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Expo. Chicago, IL. July 18-21, 2010.
Bhunia A.K. "Infectious diseases spread by food" and "Listeria monocytogenes detection". Ministry of Agriculture, Goiania, GO, Brazil. March 28, 2011.
Bhunia, A.K. Intestinal phase of Listeria monocytogenes infection and label-free novel biosensor technologies for detection. Dept of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL. March 19, 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. Light scattering and mammalian cell-based optical sensors for multipathogen detection. Communications Microsystems Optoelectronics Sensors Emerging Technology Workshop, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. May 19-21, 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. Listeria monocytogenes physiology and pathogenesis. Indiana Environmental Health Association (IEHA), Tippecanoe Chapter, Lafayette, IN. June 9, 2011
Bhunia, A.K. Listeria monocytogenes physiology, epidemiology, risk and control and Listeria monocytogenes detection, a nanotechnology approach. Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Brasilia, Brazil. March 29, 2011.
Bhunia, A.K. Novel technologies for high throughput screening of pathogens and toxins. Thirtieth University of Wisconsin - River Falls Food Microbiology Symposium and Workshop. Oct 17-20, 2010.
Bhunia, A.K. Taught short courses on: (i) Infectious diseases spread by food; (ii) Listeria monocytogenes pathogenesis; and (iii) Listeria monocytogenes detection, a nanotechnology approach to graduate students at Federal University of Goias (UFG), Goiania, Brazil. March 30-31, 2011.
Bhunia, A.K. Taught week-long course on: Rapid and nondestructive evaluation of food quality and safety factors using spectroscopy and biosensing methods. Central Institute of Post harvest Engineering & Technology (CIPHET), Ludhiana, Punjub, India. May 6-19, 2011.
Irudayaraj, J. Nanosensors for separation and detection of pathogens. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. July 17-20, 2010).
Ladisch, M. Bioseparation and concentration techniques used to improve food sampling. National meeting for Food Safety and Security Molecular Detection Day Program, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 2010.
Ladisch, M., Ximenes E., Vibbert H, Liu L., Bhunia A., Bashir R., Shin J., Linton R. Rapid sample processing for pathogen detection. American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. 20th Annual Event, Washington, DC. February 21, 2011.
Li, X., Vibbert, H., Ximenes E., Ladisch M. Enzymatic treatment for controlling membrane fouling. Presentation at Novozymes North America, Inc., Franklinton, NC. August 5, 2011.
Liu, Y., Privorotskaya, N., Lee, J., Zeng, H., Carlisle, J.A., Radadia, A., Millet, L., Bashir, R., King, W.P. Rapid thermal lysis of cells using silicon?diamond microcantilever heaters. 7th International Workshop on Nanomechanical Cantilevers, Banff, Canada. May, 2010.
Mauer, L.J. Use of FT-IR for pathogen detection. National meeting for Food Safety and Security Molecular Detection Day Program, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 2010.
Radadia, A., Stavis, C.J., Liu, Y. Privorotskaya, N., Zeng, H., Carlisle, J.A., King, W.P., Hamers, R.J. Bashir, R. Functionalized ultra-nanocrystalline diamond (UNCD) films for pathogen sensing. Materials Research Society Meeting, Symposium A: Diamond Electronics and Bioelectronics-Fundamentals to Applications IV. November 29 - December 2, 2010.
Robinson, J.P. Advances in bacterial identification using light scatter. BioKorea, Seoul, Korea. September 1-3, 2010.
Robinson, J.P. Bacterial light scatter as an opportunity for development of a Biodefense system. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL. July 16, 2010.
Robinson, J.P. New approaches to rapid analysis: bacterial colony identification and approaches for predictive medicine and determining functional properties of cells in almost real time. West Virginia University Medical School, Morgantown, WV. June 11, 2010.
Salm, E., Liu, Y., Bashir, R. Electrical detection of droplets in ionic liquids, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. 2010.

Proceedings

Bai, N., Tang, Y., Bhunia, A.K., Hirleman, E.D., Bae, E. Characterization of optical properties of bacterial micro-colonies via the comprehensive morphology analyzer. Proceedings of SPIE. 2011. v. 8027. p. 1-6.
Davis, R., Burgula, Y., Irudayaraj, J., Reuhs, B.L., Mauer, L.J. Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy coupled with filtration and immunomagnetic separation for the detection of E. coli O157:H7 in ground beef. Proceedings of the 2010 18th Biennial University/Government/Industry Micro/Nano Symposium. 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4244-4732-9.
Deering, A., Reuhs, B.L., Mauer, L.J. Nanostructural differentiation between live and dead Escherichia coli cells using FT-IR spectroscopy and comparison of detection limits to quantitative PCR (qPCR). Proceedings of the 2010 18th Biennial University/Government/Industry Micro/Nano Symposium. 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4244-4732-9.
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