Publications & Abstracts

Publications  (**UNE MS student; *UNE undergraduate student)

Olson, Z.H., C. Torlone*, C. Russel*, C. Wood*, J. Welch* and K.M. Burkholder. 2022. Foraging risk in scavenging ecology: A study of scavenger behavior and patterns of bacterial growth.  Basic and Applied Ecology.

Cusson, A.J.**, K.M. Burkholder, C.J. Byron, G.S. Grebe and A.M. Deveau.  2021. Impact of time of harvest and drying method on antimicrobial activity of Sacharina latissima against two Staphylococcus aureus strains.  Applied Phycology.  DOI: 10.1080/26388081.2021.1996208

Barberi, O.N.**, C.J. Byron, K.M. Burkholder, A.T. St. Gelais and A.K. Williams. 2019. Assessment of microbiological pathogens on edible macroalgae in coastal waters. Journal of Applied Phycology. 32:683-696.

Burkholder, K.M., D.H. Fletcher*, L. Gileau* and A. Kandolo*.  2019.  Lactic acid bacteria decrease Salmonella enterica Javiana virulence and modulate host inflammation during infection of an intestinal epithelial cell line.  FEMS Pathogens and Disease.  77(3): doi 10.1093/femspd/ftz025. 

Deveau, A.M., Z. Miller-Hope**, E. Lloyd*, B.S. Williams*, C. Bolduc*, J.M. Meader*, F. Weiss* and K.M. Burkholder.  2016.  Antimicrobial activity of extracts from macroalgae Ulva lactuca against clinically important Staphylococci is impacted by lunar phase of macroalgae harvest.  Letters in Applied Microbiology. 62(5):363-371.

Tranchemontagne, Z.R.**, R.B. Camire*, V.J. O’Donnell, J. Baugh* and K.M. Burkholder.  2015.  Staphylococcus aureus strain USA300 perturbs acquisition of lysosomal enzymes and requires phagosomal acidification for survival inside macrophages.  Infection and Immunity.  84(1):241-253. 

Abuaita, B.H., K.M. Burkholder, B.R. Boles and M.X.D. O’Riordan.  2015.  The endoplasmic reticulum stress sensor inositol-reducing enzyme 1α augments bacterial killing through sustained oxidant production.  MBio. 6(4):e00705.  

Burkholder, K.M., J. Perry, C. Wobus, H. Showalter, V. Kapuria, N. Donato and M.X.D. O’Riordan.  2011.  A small molecule deubiquitinase inhibitor increases localization of iNOS to the macrophage phagosome and enhances bacterial killing.  Infection and Immunity. 79:4850-7.

Mishra, K.K., M. Mendonca, A. Aroonnual, K.M. Burkholder and A.K. Bhunia.  2011. Genetic organization and molecular characterization of the secA2 locus in Listeria species. Gene.  489:76-85.

Burkholder, K.M and A.K. Bhunia. 2010. Listeria monocytogenes uses Listeria Adhesion Protein (LAP) to promote bacterial transepithelial translocation, and induces expression of LAP receptor Hsp60.  Infection and Immunity.  78: 5062-5073.

Jagadeesan B., O.-K. Koo, K.-P. Kim, K.M. Burkholder, K. Mishra, A. Aroonnual and A.K. Bhunia.  2010. LAP, an alcohol acetaldehyde dehydrogenase enzyme in Listeria, promotes bacterial adhesion to enterocyte-like Caco-2 cells only in pathogenic species.  Microbiology. 156: 2782-95.

Burkholder, K.M., K.-P. Kim, K. Mishra, S. Medina, B.-K. Hahm, H. Kim  and A.K. Bhunia. 2009. Expression of LAP, a SecA2-dependent secretory protein, is induced under anaerobic environment. Microbes and Infection. 11: 859-867.

Burkholder, K.M. and A.K. Bhunia. 2009. Salmonella Typhimurium adhesion and cytotoxicity during epithelial cell stress is reduced by Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. Gut Pathogens. 1: 14. Burkholder, K.M., K.L. Thompson, T.A. Applegate and J.A. Patterson.  2008.  Influence of stressors on normal intestinal microbiota, intestinal morphology and susceptibility to Salmonella Enteriditis colonization in broilers.  Poultry Science. 87: 1734-1741.


Byron, C.J. (PI), Burkholder, K.M. (Co-PI), Post-harvest time and temperature exposure of edible seaweed to promote food safety.  University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI).  $5,000, 02/01/2021 – 01/31/2022

Byron, C.J. (PI), Burkholder, K.M. (Co-PI), Establishment of best practices for post-harvest handling of farmed kelp towards a more resilient coastal community. Maine Sea Grant. $150,000. 02/01/2020 – 01/31/2022.

Book Chapters (*UNE undergraduate student author)

Vunk, T.* and K.M. Burkholder. 2018.  The role of the indigenous human microbiota in health and disease, p. 75-104.  In Hurst C (ed), Advances in Environmental Microbiology, Volume 5.  Modeling the transmission and prevention of infectious disease.  Springer, New York, NY.

Burkholder, K.M.  and M.X.D. O’Riordan. 2016.  Opportunistic pathogens of humans, p 301-357.  In Hurst C (ed), Advances in Environmental Microbiology, Volume 3.  The Rasputin effect: when commensals and symbionts become parasitic.  Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.Burkholder, K.M. and A.K. Bhunia.  2013Listeria monocytogenes and human Hsp60 – an invasive pairing, p 267-282.  In Henderson B (ed), Moonlighting cell stress proteins in microbial infections.  Springer, New York, NY.