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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Lisa A Gorski
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (510) 559-6046
Fax: (510) 559-6162
Room WAB200-F
USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-PSM
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710

Projects
Biology and Control of Human Pathogens on Fresh Produce
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 421196
Molecular Mechanisms for Interactions Between Listeria Monocytogenes and Produce
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422605

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Comparison of subtypes of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from naturally contaminated watershed samples using a combination of non-selective and selective enrichment methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Walker, S., Liang, A.S., Nguyen, K.M., Govoni, J.A., Carychao, D.K., Cooley, M.B., Mandrell, R.E. 2014. Comparison of subtypes of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from naturally contaminated watershed samples using a combination of non-selective and selective enrichment methods. PLoS One. 9(3):e92467. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.009246.
Prevalence of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli, Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes at public access watershed sites in a California central coast agricultural region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, M.B., Quinones, B., Oryang, D., Mandrell, R.E., Gorski, L.A. 2014. Prevalence of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli, Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes at public access watershed sites in a California central coast agricultural region. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 4:30.
Serotype assignment by sero-agglutination, ELISA, and PCR - (Book / Chapter)
Gorski, L.A. 2014. Serotype assignment by sero-agglutination, ELISA, and PCR.In: Jordan, K., Fox, E.M., Wagner, M., editors. Methods in Molecular Biology. New York, NY: Humana Press. p. 41-61.
Complete genome sequence of salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Serovar Thompson Strain RM6836 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parker, C., Gorski, L.A., Huynh, S. 2013. Complete genome sequence of salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Serovar Thompson Strain RM6836. Genome Announcements. 1(6):e00900-13. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00900-13.
Whole Genome Shotgun Analysis: the Resolving Power to Distinguish 2009 and 2010 Clinical Isolates of Salmonella Typhimurium Possessing the Same PFGE Type - (Abstract Only) - (05-Aug-13)
Occurrence of generic E. coli, E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in water and sediment from leafy green produce farms and streams on the Central California coast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Benjamin, L., Atwill, E.R., Jay-Russell, M., Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Gorski, L.A., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. Occurrence of generic E. coli, E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in water and sediment from leafy green produce farms and streams on the Central California coast. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2013.04.003 165(1)65-76.
Whole-Genome Sequencing Reveals Laboratory Salmonella Typhimurium Strain 14028s as a Likely Source of Outbreak Isolates from 2009-2010 - (Abstract Only) - (20-Feb-13)
Diversity of pulsed field gel electrophoresis pulsotypes, serovars and antibiotic resistance among Salmonella isolates from wild amphibians and reptiles in the California central coast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Jay-Russell, M., Liang, A.S., Walker, S., Bengson, Y., Govoni, J.A., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. Diversity of pulsed field gel electrophoresis pulsotypes, serovars and antibiotic resistance among Salmonella isolates from wild amphibians and reptiles in the California central coast. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 10:540-548.
Multiplex PCR analysis of fumonisin biosynthetic genes in fumonisin-nonproducing Aspergillus niger and A. awamori strains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Gorski, L.A. 2013. Multiplex PCR analysis of fumonisin biosynthetic genes in fumonisin-nonproducing Aspergillus niger and A. awamori strains. Mycologia. 105:277-284.
Selective enrichment media bias the types of salmonella enterica strains isolated from mixed strain cultures and complex enrichment broths - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A. 2012. Selective enrichment media bias the types of salmonella enterica strains isolated from mixed strain cultures and complex enrichment broths. PLoS One.7:e34722
Prevalence, distribution and diversity of salmonella enterica in a major produce region of California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Parker, C., Liang, A.S., Cooley, M.B., Jay-Russell, M., Gordus, A., Atwill, R.E., Mandrell, R.E. 2011. Prevalence, distribution and diversity of salmonella enterica in a major produce region of California. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:2734-2748.
Sigma B is a determinant of fitness for listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b strain in soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Duhe, J.M., Flaherty, D. 2011. Sigma B is a determinant of fitness for listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b strain in soil. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8:699-704.
A Survey for the Prevalence of Salmonella in the California Agricultural and Wildlife Environments - (Abstract Only) - (04-Mar-10)
Effect of Enrichment Medium on Real-time Detection of Salmonella enterica from Lettuce and Tomato Enrichment Cultures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Liang, A.S. 2010. Effect of Enrichment Medium on Real-time Detection of Salmonella enterica from Lettuce and Tomato Enrichment Cultures. Journal of Food Protection. 73(6):1047-1056
Synergistic effects of sodium chloride, Glucose, and temperature on biofilm formation by Listeria monocytogenes serotype 1/2a and 4b strains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pan Y, Breidt F, Gorski LA. 2010. Synergistic effects of sodium chloride, Glucose, and temperature on biofilm formation by Listeria monocytogenes serotype 1/2a and 4b strains. Appl Environ Microbiol. 76(5):1433-1441.
Previously uncharacterized Salmonella enterica genes required for swarming play a role in seedling colonization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barak, J., Gorski, L.A., Liang, A.S., Narm, K. 2009. Previously uncharacterized Salmonella enterica genes required for swarming play a role in seedling colonization. Microbiology. 155:3701-3709
The use of Flagella and Motility for plant colonization and fitness by different strains of the foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Duhe, J., Flaherty, D. 2009. The use of Flagella and Motility for plant colonization and fitness by different strains of the foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. PLoS One. Available:http:/www.plose.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0005142 published on-line : e5142
Molecular Detection: Principles and Methods - (Book / Chapter)
Gorski, L.A., Csordas, A. 2009 Molecular Detection: Principles and Methods. In:Lui, D. Editor, Molecular Detection of Foodborne Pathogens. Boca Raton, FL:CRC Press. p.1-20.
Comparison of the Stress Response of Listeria monocytogenes Strains with Sprout Colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Flaherty, D., Duhe, J. 2008 Comparison of the Stress Response of Listeria monocytogenes Strains with Sprout Colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 71(8) 1556-1562
Phenotypic Identification of Listeria monocytogenes - (Book / Chapter)
Gorski, L.A. 2008 Phenotypic Identification. In: Dongyou Liu, editor. Handbook of Listeria monocytogenenes. Boca Raton, LA.: CRC Press. p139-168.
Listeria monocytogenes subgroups IIIA, IIIB and IIIC delineate genetically distinct populations with varied pathogenic potential - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, D., Lawrence, M.L., Wiedman, M., Gorski, L.A., Mandrell, R.E., Ainsworth, J., Austin, F.W. 2006. Listeria monocytogenes subgroups IIIA, IIIB and IIIC delineate genetically distinct populations with varied pathogenic potential. Journal of Clinical Microbiology.44:4229-4233
ROLE OF UVRA IN THE GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES UNDER UV IRRADIATION AND ACID AND BILE STRESS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Gorski, L.A., Reynolds, J.O., Orozco, E., Fields, S., Park, Y., Boruki, M.K. 2006. Role of uvra in the growth and survival of listeria monocytogenes under uv irradiation and acid and bile stress. Journal of Food Protection. 69:3031-3036
Role of uvrA in the growth and survival of Listeria monocytogenes under UV radiation and acid and bile stress. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Gorski, L.A., Reynolds, J.O., Orozco, E., Feilding, S., Park, Y., Borucki, M.K. 2006. Role of uvrA in the growth and survival of Listeria monocytogenes under UV radiation and acid and bile stress.. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69(12):3031-3036.
FURTHER EVIDENCE THAT LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES SEROTYPE 4B STRAINS BELONGING TO LINEAGES I AND III POSSESS DISTINCT MOLECULAR FEATURES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lui, D., Lawrence, M.I., Gorski, L.A., Mandrell, R.E., Ainsworth, A.J., Austin, F.W. 2006 Further evidence that listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b strains belonging to lineages i and iii possess distinct molecular features. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 72:776-783.
COMPETITIVE FITNESS OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES SEROTYPES 1/2A AND 4B STRAINS IN MIXED CULTURES WITH AND WITHOUT FOOD IN THE U. S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION ENRICHMENT PROTOCOL - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Flaherty, D., Mandrell, R.E. 2006. Competitive fitness of listeria monocytogenes serotypes 1/2a and 4b strains in mixed cultures with and without food in the u. s. food and drug administration enrichment protocol. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 44:214-217.
SUBTYPING LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES FROM BULK TANK MILK USING AUTOMATED REPETITIVE ELEMENT-BASED PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Kessel, J.S., Karns, J.S., Gorski, L.A., Perdue, M.L. 2006. Subtyping Listeria monocytogenes from bulk tank milk using automated repetitive element-based PCR. Journal of Food Protection. 6:2707-2712.
SALMONELLA ENTERICA VIRULENCE GENES ARE REQUIRED FOR BACTERIAL ATTACHMENT TO PLANT TISSUE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barak Cunningham, J.D., Gorski, L.A., Naraghi-Arani, P., Charkowski, A. 2005. Salmonella enterica virulence genes are required for bacterial attachment to plant tissue. AEM.71.10.5685-5691
IDENTIFICATION OF GENES INDUCED IN LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES DURING GROWTH AND ATTACHMENT TO CUT CABBAGE USING DIFFERENTIAL DISPLAY. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., Kaneko, A., Nguyen, K.D., Gorski, L.A. 2005. Identification of genes induced in listeria monocytogenes during growth and attachment to cut cabbage using differential display.. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.AEM(71)9:5236-5346
SUBTYPING LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES FROM BULK TANK MILK USING AUTOMATED REPETITIVE ELEMENT-BASED PCR - (Proceedings)
Van Kessel, J.S., Karns, J.S., Gorski, L.A., Perdue, M.L. 2005. Subtyping Listeria monocytogenes from bulk tank milk using automated repetitive element-based PCR. In: International Association for Food Protection Proceedings, August 14-17, 2005, Baltimore, MD. p. 14.
ATTACHMENT OF MICROORGANISMS TO FRESH PRODUCE - (Book / Chapter)
Mandrell, R.E., Gorski, L.A., Brandl, M. 2006. Attachment of microorganisms to fresh produce. CRC Press. p. 34-61
PREVALENCE OF SALMONELLAE, LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES AND FECAL COLIFORMS IN BULK TANK MILK ON U.S. DAIRIES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Kessel, J.S., Karns, J.S., Gorski, L.A., McCluskey, B.J., Perdue, M.L. 2004. Prevalence of Salmonellae, Listeria monocytogenes and fecal coliforms in bulk tank milk on U.S. dairies. Journal of Dairy Science. p. 2822-2830.
STRAIN SPECIFIC DIFFERENCES IN THE ATTACHMENT OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES TO ALFALFA SPROUTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Palumbo, J.D., Nguyen, K.D. 2004 Strain specific differences in the attachment of listeria monocytogenes to alfalfa sprouts. Journal of Food Protection.67(11):2488-2495
INTRASPECIFIC PHYLOGENY AND LINEAGE GROUP IDENTIFICATION BASED ON THE PRFA VIRULENCE GENE CLUSTER OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ward, T.J., Gorski, L.A., Borucki, M.K., Mandrell, R.E., Hutchins, J., Pupedis, K. 2004. Intraspecific phylogeny and lineage group identification based on the Prfa virulence gene cluster of Listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Bacteriology. 2004. 186(15):4994-5002.
DIFFERENTIAL DISPLAY OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES TRANSCRIPTION DURING ATTACHMENT TO CABBAGE. - (Abstract Only)
PALUMBO, J.D., KANEKO, A., GORSKI, L.A. DIFFERENTIAL DISPLAY OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES TRANSCRIPTION DURING ATTACHMENT TO CABBAGE. AMERICAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING. 2003. v. 93 (6). (Suppl. 69).
SEROTYPING OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES BY ENZYME-LINKED IMMUNOSORBENT ASSAY AND IDENTIFICATION OF MIXED-SEROTYPE CULTURES BY COLONY IMMUNOBLOTTING - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
PALUMBO, J.D., BORUCKI, M.K., MANDRELL, R.E., GORSKI, L.A. 2003 SEROTYPING OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES BY ENZYME-LINKED IMMUNOSORBENT ASSAY AND IDENTIFICATION OF MIXED-SEROTYPE CULTURES BY COLONY IMMUNOBLOTTING. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY. v. 41 p 564-571
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