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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Michelle Qiu Carter
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (510) 559-6180
Fax: (510) 559-6162
Room WAB306-B
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
Effect of Sulfur Dioxide Fumigation on Survival of Foodborne Pathogens on Table Grapes Under Standard Storage Conditions
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 423749

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Natural rpoS mutations contribute to the phenotypic heterogeneity of clonal populations in Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Louie, J.W., Huynh, S., Parker, C. 2014. Natural rpoS mutations contribute to the phenotypic heterogeneity of clonal populations in Escherichia coli O157:H7. Food Microbiology. 44(2014):108-118. DOI:10.1016/j.fm.2014.05.021.
Complete genome sequences of two Escherichia coli O145:H28 outbreak strains of food origin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooper, K.K., Mandrell, R.E., Louie, J.W., Korlach, J., Clark, T.A., Parker, C., Huynh, S., Chain, P.S., Ahmed, S., Carter, M.Q. 2014. Complete genome sequences of two Escherichia coli O145:H28 outbreak strains of food origin. Genome Announcements. 2(3):e00482-14. DOI:10.1128/genomeA.00482-14.
Comparative genomic and phenotypic characterization of super-shedder Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only) - (21-Feb-14)
Molecular insights into the unique phenotypes exhibited by super shed shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli O157 - (Abstract Only) - (21-Feb-14)
Comparative genomics of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O145:H28 demonstrates a common evolutionary lineage with Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooper, K.K., Mandrell, R.E., Louie, J.W., Korlach, J., Clark, T.A., Parker, C., Huynh, S., Chain, P.S., Ahmed, S., Carter, M.Q. 2014. Comparative genomics of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O145:H28 demonstrates a common evolutionary lineage with Escherichia coli O157:H7. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-17.
Genomic and molecular analysis of the hyperadherent phenotype of an Escherichia coli O157:H7 super shedder isolate - (Abstract Only)
Moreau, M.R., Cote, R., Katani, R., Kudva, I.T., Carter, M.Q., Brandl, M., Kapur, V. 2013. Genomic and molecular analysis of the hyperadherent phenotype of an Escherichia coli O157:H7 super shedder isolate [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Molecular Biology, Sensing and Signaling Across the Mucosa: From Homeostasis to Pathogenesis, June 4-6, 2013, University Park, Pennsylvania. p. 92.
The PathoChip, a functional gene array for assessing pathogenic properties of diverse microbial communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, Y., Van Nostrand, J.D., Tu, Q., Lu, Z., Cheng, L., Yuan, T., Deng, Y., Carter, M.Q., He, Z., Wu, L., Zhou, J. 2013. The PathoChip, a functional gene array for assessing pathogenic properties of diverse microbial communities. The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2013.88.
Possible evidence of amide bond formation between sinapinic acid and lysine-containing bacterial proteins by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) at 355 nm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fagerquist, C.K., Sultan, O., Carter, M.Q. 2012. Possible evidence of amide bond formation between sinapinic acid and lysine-containing bacterial proteins by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) at 355 nm. Journal of American Society for Mass Spectrometry. 23(12):2102-2114.
RcsB contributes to the distinct stress fitness between Escherichia coli O157:H7 curli variants of 1993 hamburger-associated outbreak strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Parker, C., Louie, J.W., Huynh, S., Fagerquist, C.K., Mandrell, R.E. 2012. RcsB contributes to the distinct stress fitness between Escherichia coli O157:H7 curli variants of 1993 hamburger-associated outbreak strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. doi:10.0028/AEM.02157-12.
Functional metagenomics of Escherichia coli O157:H7 interactions with spinach indigenous microorganisms during biofilm formation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Xue, K., Brandl, M., Liu, F., Wu, L., Louie, J.W., Mandrell, R.E., Zhou, J. 2012. Functional metagenomics of Escherichia coli O157:H7 interactions with spinach indigenous microorganisms during biofilm formation. PLoS One. 9:e44186.
Distinct transcriptional profiles and phenotypes exhibited by Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates related to the 2006 spinach-associated outbreak - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parker, C., Kyle, J.L., Huynh, S., Carter, M.Q., Brandl, M., Mandrell, R.E. 2012. Distinct transcriptional profiles and phenotypes exhibited by Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates related to the 2006 spinach-associated outbreak. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78:455-463.
Evolutionary silence of the acid chaperone protein HdeB in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Louie, J.W., Fagerquist, C.K., Sultan, O., Miller, W.G., Mandrell, R.E. 2012. Evolutionary silence of the acid chaperone protein HdeB in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78:1004-1014.
Salmonella biofilm formation on Aspergillus niger involves cellulose - chitin interactions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandl, M., Carter, M.Q., Parker, C., Chapman, M.R., Huynh, S., Zhou, Y. 2011. Salmonella biofilm formation on Aspergillus niger involves cellulose - chitin interactions. PloS ONE 6(10):e25553.
Curli variants of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 display distinct survival fitness Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Brandl, M., Louie, J.W., Kyle, J.L., Carychao, D.K., Cooley, M.B., Parker, C., Bates, A.H., Mandrell, R.E. 2011. Curli variants of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 display distinct survival fitness. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:3685-3695.
Molecular Insights into the Phenotypic Divergence in Natural Curli Variants of Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only) - (28-Feb-11)
The Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pathogenicity Island PAPI-1 is transferred via a novel Type IV pilus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Mar-10)
Phenotypic Divergence in Curli Variants of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only) - (04-Mar-10)
Transcriptome and phenotypic difference of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates related to the 2006 spinach-associated outbreak reveals variants in the bag - (Abstract Only) - (02-Mar-10)
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