Dr. Xiuping Jiang

Professor


Dr. Xiuping JiangEmail: xiuping@clemson.edu
Office: (864)656-6932

Department:
Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences

Location:
OFFICE:
228 Life Sciences Building

MAILING ADDRESS:
Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences
Box 340316
223 Poole Agricultural Center
Clemson, SC 29634-0316

Responsibilities:
Research in food microbiology and safety
Undergraduate and graduate teaching and research advising

Research interest:
Developing methods for rapid and sensitive pathogen detections and pathogen inactivation; Developing and validating practical strategies to improve microbial safety in composting process control and handling; Biological control of Salmonella and hydrogen sulfide producing bacteria in rendering processing environment; Applying nutraceutical food products to control human pathogen Helicobacter pylori infection in vitro or in vivo; Studying antimicrobial resistance in commensal and pathogenic microbes

Publications:
Setected Publications
Yang, H., L. Qu, Y. Lin, Y. Sun, and X. Jiang. 2007. Detection of Listeria monocytogenes in biofilms using immunonanoparticles. J. Biomed. Nanotech. 3:131-138.
Yang, H., L. Qu, A.Wimbrow, X. Jiang and Y.-P. Sun. 2007. Enhancing antimicrobial activity of lysozyme against Listeria monocytogenes using immunonanoparticles. J. Food Prot. 70:1844-1849.
Shepherd, M., P. Liang, M. Doyle, and X. Jiang. 2007. Survival of avirulent Escherichia coli O157:H7 during composting on the field. J. Food Prot. 70:2708-2716.
Yang, H., L. Qu, A.N. Wimbrow, Y. Sun, and X. Jiang. 2007. Rapid detection of Listeria monocytogenes by nanoparticle-based immunomagnetic separation and real-time PCR. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 118:132-138.
Brown, J.C., G. Huang, V. Haley-Zitlin, and X. Jiang. 2009. Antibacterial effects of grape extracts on Helicobacter pylori in vitro. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 75:848-852.
Kim, J., M.W. Shepherd, and X. Jiang. 2009. Evaluating the effect of environmental factors on pathogen regrowth in dairy compost extract. Microb. Ecol. 58:498-508.
Shepherd, M, R. Singh, J. Kim, and X. Jiang. 2010. Effect of heat-shock treatment on the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enteric Typhimurium in dairy manure co-composted with vegetable wastes under field conditions. BioResources Technology 101:5407-5413.
Heringa, S., J. Kim, X. Jiang, M.P. Doyle, and M.C. Erickson. 2010. Biological control of Salmonella spp. in compost using a bacteriophage cocktail. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76(15):5327-5332
Heringa, S., J. Kim, M.W. Shepherd Jr., R. Singh, and X. Jiang. 2010. The presence of antibiotic resistance and integrons in commensal Escherichia coli isolated from compost. Foodborne Pathogens & Disease. 7(11):1297-1304.
Brown, J.C., J. Wang, L. Kasman, X. Jiang, and V. Haley-Zitlin. Antimicrobial activities of muscadine grape skin and quercetin against Helicobacter pylori infection in mice. J. Applied Microbiol. (in press)

Courses:
Food and Dairy Microbiology, MICRO 407/607
Microbiological aspects of food systems: pathogenic, spoilage and fermentative food microorganisms, FDSC 812

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