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Tong, S., Ma, L., Ronholm, J., Hsiao, W., and Lu, X. (2021) Whole genome sequencing of Campylobacter in agri-food surveillance. Current Opinion in Food Science. 39:130-139.  


C. Zhou, R. Koshani, B. O’Brien, J. Ronholm, X. Cao, and Y. Wang. (2021) Bio-inspired mechano-bactericidal nanostructures: a promising strategy for eliminating surface foodborne bacteria. Current Opinion in Food Science. 39:110-119  


Spadoni, A.E., Li, M., Ronholm, J., Karboune, S. (2021) Biocatalyzed Generation of Feruloylated Polysaccharides from Cranberry and Characterization of their Prebiotic Properties. Accepted. Food Bioscience. 


Park, S. and Ronholm, J. (2021) Staphylococcus aureus in Agriculture: Lessons in Evolution from a Multi-Species Pathogen. Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 34(2) e00182-20.


O’Brien, B., Goodridge, L., Ronholm, J., Nasheri, N. (2021) Exploring the potential of foodborne transmission of respiratory viruses. Food Microbiology95:103709 

D. Jung, S. Park, J. Ruffini, S. Dufour, and J. Ronholm. (2021) Draft Genome Sequences of 113 Mammary Pathogenic Escherichia coli strains Isolated from Intramammary Infections. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 

M. Duplessis, A. Fréchette, W. Poisson, L. Blais, and J. Ronholm. (2021) Refining Knowledge of Factors Affecting Vitamin B12 Concentration in Bovine Milk. Animals. 11, 532. 


A. E. Spadoni, M. Li, J. Ronholm, and S. Karboune. (2021) Feruloylation of polysaccharides from cranberry and characterization of their prebiotic properties. Food Bioscience. 42. 101071.

D. Jung, S. Park, J. Ruffini, F. Dussalut, S. Dufour, and J. Ronholm. (2021) Comparative genomic analysis of Escherichia coli isolates from cases of bovine clinical mastitis identifies nine specific pathotype marker genes. Microbial Genomics. 7:000597  

S. Park, A. Classen, H. M. Gohou, R. Maldonado, E. Kretschmann, C. Duvernay, G-J. Kim, and J. Ronholm. (2021) A New, Reliable, and High-Throughput Strategy to Screen Bacteria for Antagonistic Activity against Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiol 21, 189.  

S. Majumder, D. Jung, S. George and J. Ronholm. 2021. Prevalence and mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli isolated from mastitic dairy cattle in Canada. BMC Microbiol 21, 222.  

É. Demontier, A. Dubé-Duquette, E. Brouillette, A. Larose, C. Ster, J. Lucier, S. Rodrigue, S. Park, D. Jung, J. Ruffini, J. Ronholm, S. Dufour, J. Roy, S. Ramanathan, F. Malouin. (2021) Relative Virulence of Staphylococcus aureus bovine mastitis strains representing the main Canadian spa types and Clonal Complexes as determined using in vitro and in vivo mastitis models. Journal of Dairy Sciences. 21:00822-5  

M. Bilal, C. Achard, F. Barbe, E. Chevaux, J. Ronholm, X. Zhao. (2021) Bacillus pumilus and Bacillus subtilis Promote Early Maturation of Cecal Microbiota in Broiler Chickens. Microorganisms. 9:1899 

Yu, Z., Park, S., Jung, D., Hu, Y., Haung, K., Rasco, B.A., Shuo, W., Ronholm, J.1, Lu, X.1, and Chen, J1. (2020) Smart Traceability for Food Safety. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition DOI: 10.1080/10408398.2020.18302621.  


Park, S., Jung, D., Dufour, S., Ronholm, J. (2020) Draft Genome Sequences of 27 Staphylococcus aureus strains and 3 Staphylococci Species Isolated from Bovine Clinical Mastitis. Microbiology Resource Announcements. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00300-20 


Oliva, C., Huang, W., Badri, S.E., Lee, M.A.I., Ronholm, J., Chen, L., Wang. Y. (2020) Concentrated sulfuric acid aqueous solution enables rapid recycling of cellulose from waste paper into antimicrobial packaging. Carbohydrate Polymers. 241:116256 


Guan, P., Afzal, M., George, S., Ronholm, J., Prasher, S. (2020) Removal of Escherichia coli from Lake Water in a Biochar-Amended Biosand Filtration System. Ecological Engineering. 150:105819. 


Liu, X., Teixeira, J.S., Ner, S., Ma, K., Petronella, N., Banerjee, S., Ronholm, J. (2020) Exploring the Potential of the Microbiota as a Marker of the Geographic Origin of Fresh Seafood. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11:696.  


Franco-Lopez, J., Duplessis, M., Bui, A., Reymond, C., Poisson, W., Blais, L., Gervais, R., Rico, DI., Cue, RI., Girard, C., Ronholm, J. (2020) Identification of correlations between the composition of the bovine microbiota and vitamin B12 abundance. mSystems. doi:10.1128/mSystems.00107-20 


Paranjape, K., Bédard, E., Whyte, L., Ronholm, J., Prévost, M., Faucher, S. (2020) Presence of Legionella spp. in cooling towers: the role of microbial diversity, Pseudomonas, and continuous chlorine application. Water Research. 169:115252 


Petronella, N., Kundra, P., Auclair, O., Hébert, K., Rao, M., Kingsley, K., De Bruyne, K., Banerjee, S., Gill, A., Pagotto, F., Tamber, S., Ronholm, J. (2019) Changes detected in the genome sequences of Escherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, and Salmonella enterica after serial subculturing. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 65(11): 842-850 


Altshuler, I., Ronholm, J., Layton, A., Onstott, T.C., Greer, C., Whyte, L.G. (2019) Denitrifying and nitrogen-fixing bacteria and their potential effect on N2O soil gas flux in Canadian high Arctic cryosols. FEMS Microbial Ecology. 95(5) doi:10.1093/femsec/fiz049 


Goordial J, Ronholm J. 2018. Metagenomics meets read clouds. Nature Biotechnology. 36:1049-1051.

Petronella N, Ronholm J, Suresh M, Harlow J, Mykytczuk O, Corneau N, Bidawid S, Nasheri N. 2018. Genetic Characterization of Norovirus GII.4 Variants Circulating in Canada using a Metagenomic Technique. BMC Infectious Diseases. 18 (521) DOI 10.1186/s12879-018-3419-8

Petronella, N., Ronholm, J. (2018) The Expression of Virulence Factors in Vibrio parahaemolyticus is Controlled by Different Mechanisms in Different Pathotypes. Microbial Genomics. DOI 10.1099/mgen.0.000182.


Ronholm, J., (2018) Editorial: Game Changer - Next Generation Sequencing and Its Impact on Food Microbiology. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9:363


Ronholm, J., Goordial, J., Sapers, H.M., Izawa, M.R.M., Applin, D.M., Pontefract, A., Omelo, C.R., Lamarche-Gagnon, G., Cloutis, E.A., Whyte, L.G. (2018) Characterization of Microbial Communities Hosted in Quartzofeldspathic and Serpentinite Lithologies in Jeffrey Mine, Canada. Accepted - Astrobiology (scheduled for July 2018 edition).


Raymond-Bouchard, I., Goordial, J., Zolotarov, Y., Ronholm, J., Stromvik, M., Bakermans, C., Whyte, L. (2018) Conserved Genomic and Amino Acid Traits of Cold Adaptation in Subzero-Growing Arctic Permafrost Bacteria. FEMS Microbial Ecology. 94:4 


Sapers, H., Ronholm, J., Raymond-Bouchard, I., Comery, R., Osinski, G., Whyte, L. (2017) Biological Characterization of Microenvironments in a Hypersaline Cold Spring Mars Analogue. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:2527


Forbes, J.D., Knox, N., Ronholm, J., Pagotto, F., Reimer, A. (2017) Metagenomics: The Next Game Changer. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:1069


Loza-Correa, M., Kou, Y., Taha, M., Kalab, M., Ronholm, J., Schlievert, P., Cahill, M.P., Skeate, R., Cserti-Gazdewich, C., Ramirez-Arcos, S. (2017) Septic transfusion case cause by a platelet pool with visible clotting due to contamination with Staphylococcus aureus. Transfusion. 57 (5): 1299-1303


Nasheri, N., Petronella, N., Ronholm, J., Bidawid, S., Corneau, N. (2017) Characterization of the Genomic Diversity of Norovirus in Linked Patients Using a Metagenomic Deep Sequencing Approach. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:73


Ronholm, J., Nasheri, N., Petronella, N., Pagotto, F. (2016) Navigating Microbial Food Safety in the Era of Whole Genome Sequencing. Clinical Microbiology Reviews 29(4): 837-857 


Ronholm J., Petronella N, Tamber S. (2016) Draft genome sequences of 11 Salmonella enterica strains with variable levels of barotolerance. GenomeA 4(5):e00952-16


Ronholm, J., Petronella, N., Tamber, S. (2016) Draft Genome Sequences of 2 Salmonella enterica Strains Isolated from Sprouted Chia and Flax Seed Powders. 4(5):e00963-16


Daia, Z., Ronholm, J., Tiana, Y., Sethia, B., Cao, X. (2016) Sterilization Techniques for Biodegradable Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering Applications. Journal of Tissue Engineering 7


Ronholm, J., Lau, F., Banerjee, S. (2016) Emerging Seafood Preservation Techniques to Extend Freshness and Minimize Vibrio Contamination. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:350


Goordial, J. Raymond-Bouchard, I., Riley, R., Ronholm, J., Shapiro, N., Woyke, T., Grigoriev, I., LaButti, K.,Tice, H., Amirebrahimi, M., Greer, C., Bakermans, C., Whyte, L. (2016) Improved-high-quality draft genome of eurypsychrophile Rhodotorula sp. JG1b, isolated from permafrost in the hyper-arid Upper Elevation McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. GenomeA 4(2):e00069-16


Goordial, J., Raymond-Bouchard, I., Zolotarov, Y., deBethencourt, L., Ronholm, J., Woyke, T., Stromvik, M., Greer, C., Bakermans, C., Whyte, L. (2016) Cold adaptive traits revealed by comparative genomic analysis of eurypsychrophile Rhodococcus sp. JG-3 isolated from high elevation McMurdo Dry Valley permafrost, Antarctica. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 92(2)


Ronholm, J. Petronella, N., Chew Leung, C., Pightling, A., Banerjee, SK. (2016) Genomic Features of Environmental and Clinical Vibrio parahaemolyticus Isolates Lacking Recognized Virulence Factors Are Dissimilar. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82(4) 1102-1113


Ronholm, J., Petrunka L.J., Banerjee, SK. (2015) Antimicrobial Resistance in Vibrio spp. Isolated From Canadian Imported Shrimp, 2009 to 2014. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 46(4) 475-476


Goordial, J., Raymond-Bouchard, I., Ronholm, J., Shapiro, N., Woyke, T., Whyte, L.G., Bakermans, C. (2015) Improved-high-quality draft genome sequence of Rhodococcus sp. JG-3, a eurypsychrophilic Actinobacteria from Antarctic Dry Valley permafrost. Standards in Genomic Science. 10(61)


Lau, M.C.Y, Stackhouse, B.T., Layton, A.C., Chauhan, A., Vishnivetskaya, T.A., Chourey, K., Ronholm, J., Mykytczuk, N.C.S., Bennett, P.C., Lamarche-Gagnon, G., Burton, N., Pollard, W.H., Omelon, C.R., Medvigy, D.M. Hettich, R.L., Pfiffner, S.M., Whyte, L.G., Onstott, T.C. (2015) An Active Atmospheric Methane Sink in High Arctic Mineral Cryosols. ISME 9 1880-1891. (IF 9.302)


Ronholm, J., Ramond-Bouchard, I., Cyr, T., Creskey, M, Cloutis, E., Whyte, L. (2015) Characterizing the Surface-Exposed Proteome of Planococcus halocryophilus During Cryophilic Growth. Extremophiles. 19(3) 619-629


Ronholm, J., Petronella, N., Kenwell, R., Banerjee, S. (2015) Draft Whole-Genome Sequences of Fourteen Vibrio parahaemolyticus Clinical Isolates with an Ambigious K-Serogroup. GenomeA. 3(2):e00217-15


Chauhan, A. Layton, A.C., Vishnivetskaya, T.A., Williams, D., Pfiffner, S.M., Rekepalli, B., Stackhouse, B., Lau, M.C.Y., Phelps, T., Mykytczuk, N.C.S., Ronholm, J., Whyte, L., Onstott, T., Sayler, G.S. (2014) Metagenomes from Thawing Low Carbon Mineral Cryosols and Permafrost of the Canadian High Arctic. GenomeA. 2(6):e01217-14


Ronholm, J., Schumann, D., Sapers, H. M., Izawa, M. R. M., Applin, D., Berg, B., Mann, P., Vali, H., Flemming, R. L., Cloutis, E. A. Whyte, L. G. (2014) A mineralogical characterization of biogenic calcium carbonates precipitated by heterotrophic bacteria isolated from cryophilic polar regions. Geobiology. 12(6): 542-556


Rhind, T., Ronholm, J., Berg, B., Mann, P., Applin, D., Stromberg, J., Sharma, R., Whyte, L. G., Cloutis E. A., (2014) Gypsum-hosted endolithic communities of the Lake St. Martin impact structure, Manitoba, Canada: spectroscopic detectability and implications for Mars. International Journal of Astrobiology. 13(4): 366-377


Berg, B. L., Ronholm, J., Applin, D. M., Mann, P., Izawa, M. R. M., Cloutis, E. A., Whyte, L. G. (2014) Spectral features of biogenic calcium carbonates and implications for astrobiology. International Journal of Astrobiology. 13(4): 353-365


Ronholm, J. Zhang, X.Y.Z., Cao, X., Lin, M. (2014) The Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b autolysin IspC is SecA2-independent. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 54(9): 1017-1021


Allan, J., Ronholm, J., Mykytczuk, N.C.S., Greer, C., Onstott, T. Whyte, L. (2014) Methanogen Community Composition and Rates of Methane Consumption in Canadian High Arctic Permafrost Soils. Environmental Microbiology Reports 6 (2): 136-144


Ronholm, J., VanFassen, H., McKenzie, R., Zhang, Z., Cao, X, Lin, M. (2013) Monoclonal antibodies recognizing the surface autolysin IspC of Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b: epitope localization, kinetic characterization and cross-reaction studies. PLoS ONE 8(2): e55098


Ronholm, J., Cao, X., Lin, M. (2012) Unveiling the expression characteristics of IspC, a cell wall-associated peptidoglycan hydrolase in Listeria monocytogenes during growth under stress conditions. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(22): 7833-7840


Ronholm, J., Wang, L., Hayashi, I., Sugai, M., Zhang, Z., Cao, X., Lin, M. (2012) The Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b autolysin IspC has N-acetylglucosaminidase activity. Glycobiology. 22(10): 1311-1320


Ronholm, J., Zhang, Z., Cao, X., Lin, M. (2011) Production and Characterization of monoclonal antibodies to lipopolysacchairde antigens of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimirium DT104. Hybridoma. 30(1): 43-52


Lin, M., Armstrong, S., Ronholm, J., Dan, H., Auclair, M.-E., Zhang, Z., Cao, X. (2009) Screening and characterization of monoclonal antibodies to the surface antigens of Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 106(5): 1705-1714


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