Biological Science Lab Technician
Phone: (309) 681-6075
Fax: (309) 681-6672
USDA ARS NCAUR
1815 N University St.
Peoria IL 61604
Amy McGovern is a technician working with Dr. Robert Proctor. She is from the northern suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Microbiology from Western Illinois University. She then went on to become a certified clinical laboratory scientist at Hines VA hospital in Hines IL. In 2004 she came to Peoria to work at NCAUR.
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- Species-Specific Identification of Penicillium Linked to Patulin Contamination-(Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dombrink Kurtzman, M., Mcgovern, A.E. 2007. Species-specific identification of Penicillium linked to patulin contamination. Journal of Food Protection. 70(11):2646-2650.
- BYSSOCHLAMYS NIVEA WITH PATULIN PRODUCING CAPABILITY HAS AN ISOEPOXYDON DEHYDROGENASE GENE (IDH) WITH SEQUENCE HOMOLOGY TO PENICILLIUM EXPANSUM AND PENICILLIUM GRISEOFULVUM-(Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dombrink Kurtzman, M., Engberg, A.E. 2006. Byssochlamys nivea with patulin producing capability has an isoepoxydon dehydrogenase gene (idh) with sequence homology to Penicillium expansum and Penicillium griseofulvum. Mycological Research. 110:1111-1118.