Description of Research Interests
Molecular detection and characterization of foodborne bacterial pathogens; epidemiological typing, bacterial stress response, microbial physiology and pathogenicity and control of pathogens and their toxins in food.
Selected Recent Publications
Chen, J., Lazar, N. (2012). Selection of working correlation structure in generalized estimating equations via empirical likelihood. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 21, 18-41.
Yoo, B. K., Chen, J. (2009). Influence of culture conditions and medium composition on the production of cellulose by the cells of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75, 4630-4632.
Nagachinta, S., Chen, J. (2009). Integron-mediated antibiotic resistance in Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli. Journal of Food Protection, 72, 21-27.