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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Jeffrey D Palumbo (Jeff)
Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention
Microbiologist

Phone: (510) 559-5876
Fax: (510) 559-5777
Room 1123
USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-FTDP
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710

Projects
Chemical Approaches to Eliminate Fungal Contamination and Mycotoxin Production in Plant Products
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 421017
Environmental and Ecological Approaches to Eliminate Fungal Contamination and Mycotoxin Production in Plant Products
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 421019
Risk Assessment and Intervention Strategies for the Emerging Food Safety Threat of Ochratoxin in the United States
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 425215

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Spread of Aspergillus flavus by navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) on almonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., Mahoney, N.E., Light, D.M., Siegel, J.P., Ryan, P., Themis, M. 2014. Spread of Aspergillus flavus by navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) on almonds. Plant Disease. 98(9):1194-1199.
Bacterial population dynamics during the ensiling of Medicago sativa (alfalfa) and subsequent exposure to air - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McGarvey, J.A., Franco, R., Palumbo, J.D., Hnasko, R.M., Stanker, L.H., Mitloehner, F. 2013. Bacterial population dynamics during the ensiling of Medicago sativa (alfalfa) and subsequent exposure to air. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 114:1661-1670.
Distribution and mycotoxigenic potential of Aspergillus section Nigri species in naturally-contaminated almonds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L. 2013. Distribution and mycotoxigenic potential of Aspergillus section Nigri species in naturally-contaminated almonds. Journal of Food Protection. 76:702-706.
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.
Isolation and identification of ochratoxin A-producing Aspergillus section Nigri strains from California raisins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Vasquez, S.J., Mahoney, N.E. 2011. Isolation and identification of ochratoxin A-producing Aspergillus section Nigri strains from California raisins. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 52:330-336.
Incidence of fumonisin B2 production within Aspergillus section Nigri populations isolated from California raisins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Mcgarvey, J.A. 2011. Incidence of fumonisin B2 production within Aspergillus section Nigri populations isolated from California raisins. Journal of Food Protection. 74:672-675.
Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus in soil by antagonistic Pseudomonas strains reduces the potential for airborne spore dispersal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Kattan, A., Abbas, H.K., Johnson, B.J. 2010. Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus in soil by antagonistic Pseudomonas strains reduces the potential for airborne spore dispersal. Phytopathology. 100:532-538.
Strain of Fusarium oxysporum Isolated From Almond Hulls Produces Styrene and 7-Methyl-1,3,5-Cyclooctatriene as the Principal Volatile Components - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B., Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L. 2008. Strain of Fusarium Oxysporum Isolated From Almond Hulls Produces Styrene and 7-Methyl-1,3,5-Cyclooctatriene as the Principal Volatile Components. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(23):11392-11398.
Microbial interactions with mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Abbas, H.K. 2008. Microbial interactions with mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins. Journal of Toxicology Toxins Reviews.27(3):261-285.
Inhibition of ochratoxin A production and growth of Aspergillus species by phenolic antioxidant compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Mahoney, N.E. 2007. Inhibition of ochratoxin A production and growth of Aspergillus species by phenolic antioxidant compounds. Mycopathologia.164(5):241-248.
Natural Products as Tools for Chemogenomic Analysis of Mycotoxin Biosynthesis and Fungal Stress-Response Systems - (Proceedings)
Campbell, B.C., Kim, J.H., Yu, J., Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Palumbo, J.D., Chan, K.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E., Nierman, W.C. 2008. Natural Products as Tools for Chemogenomic Analysis of Mycotoxin Biosynthesis and Fungal Stress-Response Systems. p. 1-12. In: Food Contaminants: Mycotoxins and Food Allergens. American Chemical Society Symposium Series 1001. p. 543.
Natural Products as Tools for Chemogenomic Analysis of Mycotoxin Biosynthesis and Fungal Stress-Response Systems - (Book / Chapter)
Campbell, B.C., Kim, J.H., Yu, J., Molyneux, R.J., Mahoney, N.E., Palumbo, J.D., Chan, K.L., Bhatnagar, D., Cleveland, T.E., Nierman, W.C. 2008. Natural Products as Tools for Chemogenomic Analysis of Mycotoxin Biosynthesis and Fungal Stress-Response Systems. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. In: Siantar, D.P. Trucksess, M., Scott, P.M., Herman, E.M. editors, Food Contaminants: Mycotoxins and Food Allergens. Oxford University Press. p. 2-11.
Isolation of maize soil and rhizosphere bacteria with antagonistic activity against Aspergillus flavus and Fusarium verticillioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Abbas, H.K. 2007. Isolation of maize soil and rhizosphere bacteria with antagonistic activity against Aspergillus flavus and Fusarium verticillioides. Journal of Food Protection. 70(7):1615-1621.
Isolation of Bacterial Antagonists of Aspergillus Flavus from Almonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., Baker, J.L., Mahoney, N.E. 2006. Isolation of bacterial antagonists of aspergillus flavus from almonds. Microbial Ecology. DOI:10.1007/s00248-006-9096-y. URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00248-006-9096-y.
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
Mutagenesis of B-1,3-Glucanase Genes in Lysobacter Enzymogenes Strain C3 Results in Reduced Biological Control Activity Towards Bipolaris Leaf Spot of Tall Fescue and Pythium Damping off of Sugarbeet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., Yuen, G.Y., Jochum, C.C., Tatum, K., Kobayashi, D.Y. 2005. Mutagenesis of b-1,3-glucanase genes in lysobacter enzymogenes strain c3 results in reduced biological control activity towards bipolaris leaf spot of tall fescue and pythium damping off of sugarbeet. Phytopathology.95:701-707.
A Clp Gene Homologue Belonging to the Crp Family Globally Regulates Lytic Enzyme Production, Antimicrobial Activity and Biological Control Activity Expressed by Lysobacter Enzymogenes Strain C3 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kobayashi, D.Y., Reedy, R.M., Palumbo, J.D., Zhou, J., Yuen, G.Y. 2005. A clp gene homologue belonging to the crp family globally regulates lytic enzyme production, antimicrobial activity and biological control activity expressed by lysobacter enzymogenes strain c3. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.71:261-269.
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
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).
Molecular Characterization and Expression in Escherichia Coli of Three B-1,3-Glucanase Genes from Lysobacter Enzymogenes Strain N4-7. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., Sullivan, R.F., Kobayashi, D.Y. 2003. Molecular characterization and expression in escherichia coli of three b-1,3-glucanase genes from lysobacter enzymogenes strain n4-7. Journal of Bacteriology. 185(15):4362-4370.
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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