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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Michelle Qiu Carter
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research
Microbiology

Phone: (510) 559-6180
Fax: (510) 559-6162
Room WAB306-B

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-PSM
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY , CA 94710

Projects
Ecology and Detection of Human Pathogens in the Produce Production Continuum
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430338
Development of a Metagenomics-based Method for Improved Detection of Foodborne Pathogens
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427089
Effect of Sulfur Dioxide Fumigation on Survival of Foodborne Pathogens on Freshly-Harvested California Table Grapes
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 427350

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Curli fimbriae are conditionally required in Escherichia coli O157:H7 for initial attachment and biofilm formation -
Carter, M.Q., Louie, J.W., Feng, D., Zhong, W.W., Brandl, M. 2016. Curli fimbriae are conditionally required in Escherichia coli O157:H7 for initial attachment and biofilm formation. Food Microbiology. doi: 10.1016/j.fm.2016.01.006.
The polymorphic aggregative phenotype of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O111 depends on rpoS and curli -
Diodati, M.E., Bates, A.H., Miller, W.G., Carter, M.Q., Zhou, Y., Brandl, M. 2016. The polymorphic aggregative phenotype of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O111 depends on rpoS and curli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 82:1475–1485. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03935-15.
An environmental shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O145 clonal population exhibits high-level phenotypic variation that includes virulence traits -
Carter, M.Q., Quinones, B., He, X., Louie, J.W., Zhong, W.W., Lee, B.G., Yambao, J.C., Mandrell, R.E., Cooley, M.B. 2015. An environmental shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O145 clonal population exhibits high-level phenotypic variation that includes virulence traits. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03172-15.
Curli modulates adherence of Escherichia coli O157 to bovine recto-anal junction squamous epithelial cells -
Kudva, I.T., Giron, J.A., Carter, M.Q., Sharma, V.K., Arthur, T.M. 2015. Curli modulates adherence of Escherichia coli O157 to bovine recto-anal junction squamous epithelial cells [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Abstract No. 1557.
Comparative genomic analysis and adherence characteristics of supershedder strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7 -
Katani, R., Moreau, M.R., Kudva, I.T., Carter, M.Q., Garay, J.A., Cote, R., Li, L., Arthur, T.M., Debroy, C., Mwangi, M., Kapur, V. 2015. Comparative genomic analysis and adherence characteristics of supershedder strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7 [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Abstract No. 973.
Effect of sulfur dioxide fumigation on survival of foodborne pathogens on table grapes under standard storage temperature -
Carter, M.Q., Chapman, M.H., Gabler, F., Brandl, M. 2015. Effect of sulfur dioxide fumigation on survival of foodborne pathogens on table grapes under standard storage temperature. Food Microbiology. 49:189-196. doi: 10.1016/j.fm.2015.02.002.
Comparative analysis of super-shedder strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7 reveals distinctive genomic features and a strongly aggregative adherent phenotype on bovine rectoanal junction squamous epithelial cells -
Cote, R., Katani, R., Mathew, M.R., Kudva, I.T., Arthur, T.M., DebRoy, C., Mwangi, M.M., Albert, I., Garay, J.R., Li, L., Brandl, M., Carter, M.Q., Kapur, V. 2015. Comparative analysis of super-shedder strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7 reveals distinctive genomic features and a strongly aggregative adherent phenotype on bovine rectoanal junction squamous epithelial cells. PLoS One. 10(2):e0116743. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116743.
Characterization of foodborne Staphylococcus aureus isolates: association of toxin gene profile with genotype and food commodities in Shanghai, China -
Song, M., Yalong, B., Jie, X., Carter, M.Q., Chunlei, S., Shi, X. 2014. Characterization of foodborne Staphylococcus aureus isolates: association of toxin gene profile with genotype and food commodities in Shanghai, China. International Journal of Food Microbiology. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2014.11.020.
Natural rpoS mutations contribute to the phenotypic heterogeneity of clonal populations in Escherichia coli O157:H7 -
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. 44:108-118.
Complete genome sequences of two Escherichia coli O145:H28 outbreak strains of food origin -
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 -
Katani, R., Cote, R., Moreau, M.R., Kudva, I.T., Brandl, M., Carter, M.Q., Arthur, T.M., Debroy, C. 2014. Comparative genomic and phenotypic characterization of super-shedder Escherichia coli O157:H7 [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Abstract No. 59.
Molecular insights into the unique phenotypes exhibited by super shed shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli O157 -
Moreau, M.R., Katani, R., Cote, R., Kudva, I.T., Brandl, M., Carter, M.Q., Arthur, T.M., Debroy, C., Goodfield, L., Li, L., Kapur, V. 2014. Molecular insights into the unique phenotypes exhibited by super shed shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli O157 [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Abstract No. 179.
Comparative genomics of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O145:H28 demonstrates a common evolutionary lineage with Escherichia coli O157:H7 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
The Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pathogenicity Island PAPI-1 is transferred via a novel Type IV pilus -
Phenotypic Divergence in Curli Variants of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 -
Transcriptome and phenotypic difference of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates related to the 2006 spinach-associated outbreak reveals variants in the bag -
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