Jasna Kovac

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Titles and Affiliations
Lester Earl and Veronica Casida Career Development Professor of Food Safety and Assistant Professor of Food Science, Food Science

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Recent Publications

Exploring the relationship between gender and food safety risks in the dairy value chain in Ethiopia

Garsow, A. V., Biondi, M. R., Kowalcyk, B. B., Vipham, J. L., Kovac, J., Amenu, K., Zewdu, A. & Colverson, K. E., Jan 2022, In: International Dairy Journal. 124, 105173.

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Keeping up with the Bacillus cereus group: taxonomy through the genomics era and beyond

Carroll, L. M., Cheng, R. A., Wiedmann, M. & Kovac, J., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Critical reviews in food science and nutrition.

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Development of a database and standardized approach for rpoB sequence-based subtyping and identification of aerobic spore-forming Bacillales

Gaballa, A., Cheng, R. A., Trmcic, A., Kovac, J., Kent, D. J., Martin, N. H. & Wiedmann, M., Dec 2021, In: Journal of Microbiological Methods. 191, 106350.

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Phylogenetic analysis reveals source attribution patterns for campylobacter spp. In tennessee and pennsylvania

Hudson, L. K., Andershock, W. E., Yan, R., Golwalkar, M., M’ikanatha, N. M., Nachamkin, I., Thomas, L. S., Moore, C., Qian, X., Steece, R., Garman, K. N., Dunn, J. R., Kovac, J. & Denes, T. G., Nov 2021, In: Microorganisms. 9, 11, 2300.

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Alicyclobacillus mali sp. Nov., alicyclobacillus suci sp. nov. and alicyclobacillus fructus sp. nov., thermoacidophilic sporeforming bacteria isolated from fruit beverages

Roth, K., Rana, Y. S., Daeschel, D., Kovac, J., Worobo, R. & Snyder, A. B., 2021, In: International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 71, 9, 005016.

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Kin discrimination promotes horizontal gene transfer between unrelated strains in Bacillus subtilis

Stefanic, P., Belcijan, K., Kraigher, B., Kostanjšek, R., Nesme, J., Madsen, J. S., Kovac, J., Sørensen, S. J., Vos, M. & Mandic-Mulec, I., Dec 2021, In: Nature communications. 12, 1, 3457.

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Challenging the “gold standard” of colony-forming units - Validation of a multiplex real-time PCR for quantification of viable Campylobacter spp. in meat rinses

Stingl, K., Heise, J., Thieck, M., Wulsten, I. F., Pacholewicz, E., Iwobi, A. N., Govindaswamy, J., Zeller-Péronnet, V., Scheuring, S., Luu, H. Q., Fridriksdottir, V., Gölz, G., Priller, F., Gruntar, I., Jorgensen, F., Koene, M., Kovac, J., Lick, S., Répérant, E., Rohlfing, A. & 7 others, Zawilak-Pawlik, A., Rossow, M., Schlierf, A., Frost, K., Simon, K., Uhlig, S. & Huber, I., Dec 2 2021, In: International journal of food microbiology. 359, 109417.

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Evaluation of the Thermal Inactivation of a Salmonella Serotype Oranienburg Strain During Cocoa Roasting at Conditions Relevant to the Fine Chocolate Industry

Yan, R., Pinto, G., Taylor-Roseman, R., Cogan, K., D’Alesandre, G. & Kovac, J., Mar 8 2021, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 12, 576337.

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Novel Effective Bacillus cereus Group Species “Bacillus clarus” Is Represented by Antibiotic-Producing Strain ATCC 21929 Isolated from Soil

Acevedo, M. M., Carroll, L. M., Mukherjee, M., Mills, E., Xiaoli, L., Dudley, E. G. & Kovac, J., 2020, In: mSphere. 5, 6, p. 1-9 9 p.

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Paenibacillus odorifer, the predominant Paenibacillus species isolated from milk in the United States, demonstrates genetic and phenotypic conservation of psychrotolerance but clade-associated differences in nitrogen metabolic pathways

Beno, S. M., Cheng, R. A., Orsi, R. H., Duncan, D. R., Guo, X., Kovac, J., Carroll, L. M., Martin, N. H. & Wiedmann, M., Jan 1 2020, In: mSphere. 5, 1, e00739.

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