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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Shannon M Beltz
Food and Feed Safety Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Microbiology)

Phone: (504) 286-4362
Fax: (504) 286-4419
Room 2112

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD.
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS , LA 70124


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Draft genome sequence of an aflatoxigenic Aspergillus species, A. bombycis -
Draft genome sequences of two closely-related aflatoxigenic Aspergillus species obtained from the Ivory Coast -
Moore, G.G., Mack, B.M., Beltz, S.B. 2015. Draft genome sequences of two closely-related aflatoxigenic Aspergillus species obtained from the Ivory Coast. Genome Biology and Evolution. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evv246.
Genomic sequence of the aflatoxigenic filamentous fungus Aspergillus nomius -
Moore, G.G., Mack, B.M., Beltz, S.B. 2015. Genomic sequence of the aflatoxigenic filamentous fungus Aspergillus nomius. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 16:551. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-015-1719-6.
Genomic sequence for the aflatoxigenic filamentous fungus Aspergillus nomius -
Growth inhibitory effects of gossypol and related compounds on fungal cotton root pathogens -
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B., Moore, G.G. 2014. Growth inhibitory effects of gossypol and related compounds on fungal cotton root pathogens. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 59(2):161-168.
Brown and green sugarcane leaves as potential biomass: How they deteriorate under dry and wet storage conditions -
Eggleston, G., Klich, M., Antoine, A., Beltz, S., Viator, R. 2014. Brown and green sugarcane leaves as potential biomass: How they deteriorate under dry and wet storage conditions. Industrial Crops and Products. 57:69-81.
Effects of temperature and medium composition on inhibitory activities of gossypol-related compounds against aflatoxigenic fungi -
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B. 2013. Effects of temperature and medium composition on inhibitory activities of gossypol-related compounds against aflatoxigenic fungi. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 115:179-186.
Testing the efficacy of eGFP-transformed Aspergillus flavus as biocontrol strains -
Moore, G.G., Mack, B.M., Beltz, S.B. 2013. Testing the efficacy of eGFP-transformed Aspergillus flavus as biocontrol strains. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 4:469-479.
Toxigenic Aspergillus flavus and other fungi of public health concern in food and organic matter in southwest Nigeria -
Fapohunda, S.O., Moore, G.G., Ganiyu, T., Beltz, S.B. 2012. Toxigenic Aspergillus flavus and other fungi of public health concern in food and organic matter in southwest Nigeria. Mycology. 3(3):210-219.
Inhibitory effects of gossypol, gossypolone, and apogossypolone on a collection of economically important filamentous fungi -
Mellon, J.E., Zelaya, C.A., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B., Klich, M.A. 2012. Inhibitory effects of gossypol, gossypolone, and apogossypolone on a collection of economically important filamentous fungi. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:2740-2745.
The population dynamics of aflatoxigenic aspergilli -
Moore, G.G., Beltz, S.B., Carbone, I., Ehrlich, K., Horn, B.W. 2011. The population dynamics of aflatoxigenic aspergilli. In: Guevara-Gonzalez, R.G., editor. Aflatoxins - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech Open Access publishers. p. 347-366.
Characterization of the Aspergillus ochraceoroseus aflatoxin/sterigmatocystin biosynthetic gene cluster -
Cary, J.W., Ehrlich, K., Beltz, S.B., Harris Coward, P.Y., Klich, M.A. 2009. Characterization of the Aspergillus ochraceoroseus aflatoxin/sterigmatocystin biosynthetic gene cluster. Mycologia. 101(3):352-362.
Cloning and Characterization of the Aspergillus ochraceoroseus Aflatoxin Biosynthetic Gene Cluster -
SCLEROTIAL PRODUCTION IN ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS VARIES WITH TEMPERATURE AND NITROGEN SOURCE -
Beeson, E., Beltz, S.B., Klich, M.A., Bennett, J.W. 2005. Sclerotial production in Aspergillus flavus varies with temperature and nitrogen source. Inoculum. 56(4):9.
FUNGAL INFECTIONS OF FRESH-CUT FRUIT CAN BE DETECTED BY THE GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY/MASS SPECTROMETRIC IDENTIFICATION OF MICROBIAL VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (MVOCS) -
Lloyd, S.W., Grimm, C.C., Klich, M.A., Beltz, S.B. 2005. Fungal infections of fresh-cut fruit can be detected by the gas chromatography/mass spectrometric identification of microbial volatile organic compounds (mvocs). Journal of Food Protection. 68(6):1211-1216.
CHARACTERIZATION OF AFLATOXIN-PRODUCING FUNGI OUTSIDE OF ASPERGILLUS SECTION FLAVI -
Cary, J.W., Klich, M.A., Beltz, S.B. 2005. Characterization of aflatoxin-producing fungi outside of Aspergillus section flavi. Mycologia. 97:425-432.
PHYLOGENETIC AND MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF ASPERGILLUS OCHRACEOROSEUS -
Klich, M.A., Cary, J.W., Beltz, S.B., Bennett, C.A. 2003. Phylogenetic and morphological analysis of Aspergillus ochraceoroseus. Mycologia. 95:1252-1260.
CHARACTERIZATION OF AFLATOXIN-PRODUCING FUNGI OUTSIDE OF ASPERGILLUS SECTION FLAVI -
Cary, J.W., Beltz, S.B., Klich, M.A. 2003. Characterization of aflatoxin-producing fungi outside of Aspergillus section flavi [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.
A MOLECULAR COMPARISON OF AFLATOXIN/STERIGMATOCYSTIN BIOSYNTHETIC PATHWAYS OF FOUR ASPERGILLUS SPECIES -
Klich, M.A., Cary, J.W., Beltz, S.B., Bennett, C.A. 2002. A molecular comparison of aflatoxin/sterigmatocystin biosynthetic pathways of four Aspergillus species. Inoculum. 53(3):39.
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