Ph.D., University of Georgia

Professor, Food Microbiology

Primary Affiliation:UT FST
Expertise: Food Microbiology


 

Professional Preparation

B.S. Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1985

M.S. Food Science and Technology (Food Microbiology), University of Georgia, 1987

Ph.D. Food Science and Technology (Food Microbiology), University of Georgia, 1991

Current Research: Growth, survival, and detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella in foods; ecology and control of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes in fruit juices, fresh produce, and ready-to-eat meats; molecular characterization of foodborne pathogens using real-time PCR, real-time RT-PCR, PFGE, and DNA microarrays; use of novel processing/antimicrobial technologies for control of foodborne pathogens and spoilage organisms.



Appointments

Professor, Food Microbiology, July 1, 2008 to present. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Associate Professor, Food Microbiology, July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2008. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Associate Professor, Food Microbiology and Interim Associate Director, University Honors Program, June 1, 2002 to December 31, 2003. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Assistant Professor, Food Microbiology, 1993 to 1999. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Microbiologist, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Division of HACCP Programs, 1992 to 1993; Division of Microbiology, 1991-1992.

Visiting Research Scientist, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, North Ryde, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA, 1/89 - 3/89.



Publications

Recent Publications

D’Souza, D.H., F.J. Critzer, and D.A. Golden. 2009. Real-time reverse-transcriptase-PCR (RT-PCR) for the rapid detection of Salmonella using invA primers. Foodborne Path. Dis. 6(9):1-10.

Zh​ong, Q., D.G. Black, P.M. Davidson, and D.A. Golden. 2008. Non-thermal inactivation of Escherichia coli K-12 on spinach leaves using dense phase carbon dioxide. J. Food Prot. 71:1015-1017.

 

Critzer, F.J., D.H. D’Souza, and D.A. Golden. 2008. Transcription analysis of stx1, marA, and eaeA genes in Escherichia coli O157:H7 treated with sodium benzoate. J. Food Prot. 71:1469–1474.

 

Pangloli, P., Ahmed, O., J.H. Stevens, D.A. Golden, and F.A. Draughon. 2007. Comparison of chromogenic agar media for recovery of Listeria monocytogenes from ready-to-eat meat and poultry products. J. Rapid Meth. Automat. Microbiol. 15:230-239.

 

Doane, C.A., P. Pangloli, H.A. Richards, J.R. Mount, D.A. Golden and F.A. Draughon. 2007. Occurrence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in diverse farm environments. J. Food Prot. 70:6-10.

 

 

Critzer, F.A., K. Kelly-Wintenberg, S.L. South, and D.A. Golden. 2007. Atmospheric plasma inactivation of foodborne pathogens on fresh produce surfaces. J. Food Prot. 70:2290-2296.

Pedigo, A.S., F.J. Critzer, and D.A. Golden. 2007. Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in apple juice as affected by cranberry juice concentration and holding temperature. Food Prot. Trends 27(12):952-956.

Kayes, M.M., F.J. Critzer, K. Kelly-Wintenberg, J.R. Roth, T.C. Montie, and D.A. Golden. 2007. Inactivation of foodborne pathogens using a one atmosphere uniform glow discharge plasma (OAUGDP®). Foodborne Path. Dis. 4(1):50-59.

Jay, J.M., M. Loessner, and D.A. Golden. 2005. Modern Food Microbiology, 7th Edition. Springer Science, New York, NY.

Golden, DA., R.W. Worobo, and C.S. Ough. 2005. Dimethyl dicarbonate and diethyly dicarbonate, Chapter 10, In P.M. Davidson and A.L. Branen (eds), Antimicrobial in Foods, 3rd Edition. Marcel Dekker, New York.

Williams, R.C., S.S. Sumner, and D.A. Golden. 2005. Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in apple cider and orange juice treated with combinations of ozone, dimethyl dicarbonate, and hydrogen peroxide. J. Food Sci.70(4):197-201.

Williams, R.C., S.S. Sumner, and D.A. Golden. 2004. Survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in apple cider and orange juice as affected by ozone and treatment temperature. J. Food Prot. 67:2381-2386.

Stanley, K.S., D.A. Golden, and J. Weiss. 2004. Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by high-intensity ultrasonication in the presence of salts. Foodborne Path. Dis. 1(4):267-280.

Kniel, K. E., S.S Sumner, D.S. Lindsay, C.R. Hackney, M.D. Pierson, A.M. Zajac, D.A. Golden, and R. Fayer. 2003. Effect of organic acids and hydrogen peroxide on Cryptosporidium parvum viability in fruit juices. J. Food Prot. 66:1650-1657.

 

Pangloli, P., Dje, Y., S.P. Oliver, A. Mathew, D.A. Golden, W.J. Taylor, and F.A. Draughon. 2003. Evaluation of methods for recovery of Salmonella from dairy cattle, poultry, and swine farms. J Food Prot. 66:1987-1995.

 

Deak, T., J. Chen, D.A. Golden, M.S. Tapia, J. Tornai-Lehoczki, B.C. Vilhoen, M.T. Wyder, and L.R. Beuchat. 2001. Comparison of dichloran 18% glycerol (DG18) agar with general purpose mycological media for enumerating food-spoilage yeasts. Int. J. Food Microbiol.67:49-53.

Williams, R.C., and D.A. Golden. 2001. Influence of modified atmospheric storage, lactic acid, and NaCl on survival of sublethally heat-injured Listeria monocytogenes. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 64:379-386.

 



Honors and Awards/Grants and Contracts

2006 - W.S. Overton Faculty Merit Award, University of Tennessee, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

2006 - North American Colleges and Teachers in Agriculture (NACTA) Teaching Award of Merit (Recognizes excellence in teaching).

2004 - Writer’s Cramp Award, CASNR Student Council Awards Committee, for recognition for “writing letters of recommendation for almost one-third of the student award nominees”.

2002 - Featured Faculty of the Month (July), University of Tennessee, Office of the Chancellor.

2002 - W.F. and Golda Moss Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Tennessee, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

2000 - Research Award of Merit, Gamma Sigma Delta, University of Tennessee Chapter

2000 - Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, University of Tennessee, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

2000 - Outstanding Faculty Award (Under Ten Years Service), University of Tennessee, Food Science Club

2000 - Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, University of Tennessee, Food Science Club

1999 - T.J. Whatley Distinguished Young Scientist Award, University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture

1999 - Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Tennessee, (Finalist)

1998 - Teaching Award of Merit, Gamma Sigma Delta, University of Tennessee Chapter

1998 - Outstanding Faculty Award (Under Ten Years Service), University of Tennessee, Food Science Club

1997 - Outstanding Faculty Award (Under Ten Years Service), University of Tennessee, Food Science Club

1996 - Outstanding Faculty Award (Under Ten Years Service), University of Tennessee, Food Science Club

1995 - Elected Member Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture

1994 - FDA Group Recognition Award; Food Safety Assurance Strategy Group, United States Food and Drug Administration

1992 - Young Investigator Award, American Society for Microbiology and Vector Laboratories



Synergistic Activities

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Professional member

International Association of Food Protection (IAFP), Member

American Society for Microbiology, Member

IAFP Annual Meeting Program Committee (1995-2000), Vice-chair (1998-1999), Chair (1999/2000)

IFT Food Microbiology Division, Chair (2007-2008)

Scientific Editor, Food Protection Trends (2008 - present)

Editor, International Journal of Food Microbiology (1999-2004)

Editorial board: Journal of Food Protection (1993-present); International Journal of Food Microbiology (1999 - present)

Co-editor, IFT/ASM Food Microbiology Division Food Microbiology Newsletter (1995-2005)

Springer Food Science Text Series Board, Member (2005 to present)


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Contact Dr. Golden

210 Food Science & Technology Building
2510 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4591
Phone: (865) 974-7247
Fax: (865) 974-7332
Email:david.golden@tennessee.edu