Dr. Michelle Danyluk

Contact Information

Citrus Research and Education Center
Lake Alfred, Florida
Food Science
Phone: 863.956.8654
Fax (863) 956-4631
Email: mddanyluk@ufl.edu


Ph.D.  2006.  Food Science - Specialization Microbiology, University of California, Davis

M.S.  2002.  Food Microbiology - University of Georgia, Athens

B.Sc.  2000.  Biological Sciences - Specialization Microbiology, University of Alberta, Edmonton


Food Safety and Microbiology

Past Positions

Post Doctoral Researcher 2006.  University of California, Davis

Research Assistant 2002-2005.  University of California, Davis

Research Assistant 2000-2002.  University of Georgia


Research focuses on microbial food safety and quality, emphasizing the microbiology of fruit juices, fresh fruits and vegetables and tree nuts. Extension Specialist for citrus processing issues - work with processors and packers to enhance quality, safety and value of processed citrus products.

Refereed Papers

Cevallos-Cevallos, J.M., M.D. Danyluk, G. Gu, G.E. Vallad, A.H.C. van Bruggen.  Dispersal of Salmonella by rain splash onto tomato plants.  Journal of Food Protection.  Accepted, November 2011

Tomas-Callejas, A., G. Lopez-Velasco, A.M. Valadez, A. Sbodio, F. Artex-Hernandez, M.D. Danyluk, and T.V. Suslow.  Establishment of critical operating standards for chlorine dioxide in disinfection of dump tank and flume for fresh tomatoes.  Journal of Food Protection.  In Press

Teplitski, M., J.T. Noel, A. Alagely, and M.D. Danyluk.  Functional genomics studies shed light on the nutrition and gene expression of non-typhoidal Salmonella and enterovirulent E. coli in produce.  Food Research International.  In Press

Lambertini, E., M.D. Danyluk, D.W. Schaffner, C.K. Winter, and L.J. Harris.  Risk of salmonellosis from consumption of almonds in the North American Market.  Food Research International.  In Press

Bisha,B., A. Perez-Mendez, M.D. Danyluk, L.D. Goodridge.  2011.  Evaluation of modified Moore swabs and continuous flow centrifugation for concentration of Salmonella spp. and Escherichia coli O157:H7 from large volumes of water.  Journal of Food Protection.  74:1934-1937.

Perez-Cacho, P.R., M.D. Danyluk, and R. Rouseff.  2011.  GC-MS quantification and sensory thresholds of guaiacol in orange juice and the relationship between guaiacol and Alicyclobacillus.  Food Chemistry.  129:45-50

Cevallos-Cevallos, J.M., M.D. Danyluk, J. I. Reyes-De-Corcuera.  2011.  GC-MS Based Metabolomics for rapid detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Typhimurium, Salmonella Muenchen and Salmonlla Hartford in beef and chicken.  Journal of Food Science.  76: M238-M246.

Danyluk, M.D., and D.W. Schaffner.  2011.  Quantitative microbial assessment for E. coli O157:H7 in leafy greens from farm to consumption using published data.  Journal of Food Protection.  74:700-708.

Danyluk, M.D., L.M. Friedrich, C. Bousquet, R.M. Goodrich-Schneider, M.E. Parish, and R. Rouseff.  2011.  Prevalence, Amounts, Spoilage, and Mitigation of Alicyclobacillus spp. in Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Concentrates.  Food Microbiology.  28:472-477.

Strawn, L.K., K.R. Schneider, and M.D. Danyluk.  2011.  Microbiological Safety of Tropical Fruits.  Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.  51:132-145.

Danyluk. M.D., L.M. Friedrich, L.O. Interiano Villeda, K.R. Schneider, and E.J. Etxeberria.  2010.  Natural-Light Labeling of Tomato does not Facilitate Growth or Penetration of Salmonella into the Fruit.  Journal of Food Protection.  73:2276-2280.

Bansal, A., T. Jones, S. Abd, M.D. Danyluk, and L.J. Harris.  2010.  Most Probable Number Determination of Salmonella Levels in Naturally-Contaminated Raw Almonds Using Two Sample Preparation Methods.  J. Food Prot.  73:1986-1998

Durak, M.Z., J.J. Churey, M.D. Danyluk, R.W. Worobo.  2010.  Identification and Haplotype Distribution of Alicyclobacillus spp. from Different Juices and Beverages.  Int. J. Food Microbio.  142:286-291.

Spann, T.M. and Danyluk, M.D.  2010.  Mechanical harvesting increases leaf and stem debris in loads of mechanically harvested citrus fruit.  HortSci.  45:1297-1300.

Dagulo, L., M.D. Danyluk, T.M. Spann, F.M. Valima, R.M Goodrich-Schneider, C.S Sims, and R. Rouseff.  2010.  Chemical characterization of orange juice from trees infected with citrus greening (Huanglongbing).  J. Food Sci. 75: C199-C207.

Strawn, L.K. and M.D. Danyluk.  2010.  Fate of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. on Fresh and Frozen Cut Pineapples.  J. Food Prot. 73:418-424.

Strawn, L.K. and M.D. Danyluk.  2010.  Fate of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. on Fresh and Frozen Cut Mangoes and Papayas.  Int. J. Food Microbiol. 138:78-84.

Du, W.-X., M.D. Danyluk, and L.J. Harris.  2010.  Efficacy of aqueous and alcohol-based quaternary ammonium sanitizers for reducing Salmonella in dusts generated in almond hulling and shelling facilities.  J. Food Sci..  75:M7-M13.

Cevalos-Cevallos, J.M., J.I. Reyes-De-Corcuera, E. Exteberria, M.D. Danyluk, and G.E. Rodrick.  2009.  The process of metabolomics analysis in food science.  Trends Food Sci.  20:557-599.

Friedrich, L.M., R. Goodrich-Schneider, M.E. Parish, and M.D. Danyluk.  2009.  Mitigation of Alicyclobacillus spp. spores on food contact surfaces with aqueous chlorine dioxide and hypochlorite. Food Microbiol.  26:936-941.

Wright, A.C., M.D. Danyluk and W.S. Otwell.  2009.  Pathogens in raw foods: what the salad bar can learn from the raw bar.  Curr Opin Biotech.  20:172-177.

Amaratunga, K.S.P., M. D. Danyluk, L.J. Harris, and R.P. Singh.  2008.  Effectiveness of Electrolyzed Water in Clean In Place Applications for Systems Fouled with Apple Juice.  J.Food Manufacturing Efficiency.  2:15-22

Danyluk, M.D., M. Nozawa-Inoue, K.R. Hristova, K.M. Scow, B. Lampinen and L.J. Harris.  2008.  Survival and growth of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 in almond orchard soils.  J. Appl. Microbiol.  104: 1391-1399.

Danyluk, M.D., M.T. Brandl, and L.J. Harris.  2008.  Migration of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 through almond hulls and shells.  J. Food Prot.  71:397-401.

Du, W.-X., M.D. Danyluk, and L.J. Harris.  2007.  Evaluation of cleaning treatments for almond-contact surfaces in hulling and shelling facilities.  Trends Food Prot. 27: 678-683.

Uesugi, A.R., M.D. Danyluk, R.E. Mandrell, and L.J. Harris.  2007.  Isolation of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 from a single almond orchard over a 6-year period.  J. Food Prot. 70: 1784-1789. 

Danyluk, M.D., T. Zhao, M.P. Doyle.  2007.  Competitive inhibition bacteria of bovine origin against Salmonella serovars.  J. Food Prot.  70: 1804-1810.

Danyluk, M.D., T.M. Jones, S.J. Abd, F. Schlitt-Dittrich, M. Jacobs, and L.J. Harris.  2007.  Prevalence and amounts of Salmonella found on raw California almonds.  J. Food Prot.  70:820-827.

Uesugi, A.R., M.D. Danyluk, and L. J. Harris. 2006.  Survival of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 at -20, 4, 23 and 37ÂșC.  J. Food Prot. 69:1851-1857.

Danyluk, M.D., L.J. Harris, and D.W. Schaffner. 2006.  Monte Carlo simulations assessing the risk of salmonellosis from consumption of almonds.  J. Food Prot. 69:1594-1599.

Siragusa, G.R., M.D. Danyluk, K. Hiett, M.G. Wise, and S.E. Craven.  2006.  Molecular subtyping of poultry-associated Clostridium perfringens isolates by rep-PCR.  J. Clin. Microbiol. 44:1065-1073.

Danyluk, M.D., A.R. Uesugi, and L.J. Harris.  2005.  Survival of Salmonella Entertidis PT 30 on inoculated almonds after commercial fumigation with propylene oxide.  J. Food Prot. 68:1613-1622.

Extension Publications

Danyluk, M.D., T.M. Spann, R. Rouseff, R.M. Goodrich-Schneider, C. Sims.  2011.  The Effects of Huanglongbing on Florida Oranges.  EDIS Publication FSHN11-08/FS169

Spann, T.M., R.A. Atwood, M.M. Dewdney, R.C. Ebel, R. Eshani, G. England, S.H. Futch, T. Gaver, T. Hurner, C. Oswalt, M.E. Rogers,
F.M. Roka, M.A. Ritenour, M. Zekri, B.J. Boman, K.R. Chung, M.D. Danyluk, R. Goodrich-Schneider, K.T. Morgan, R.A. Morris, R.P. Muraro, P. Roberts, R.E. Rouse, A.W. Schumann, P.A. Stansly, and L.L. Stelinski.  2010.  IFAS guidance for Huanglongbing (Greening) Management.  EDIS Publication HS1165

Teplitski, M., K. Schneider, and M.D. Danyluk.  2008.  Salmonella and Tomatoes: Q&A for consumers.  EDIS Publication SL263

Teplitski, M., K. Schneider, M.D. Danyluk and Claudio Gonzalez.  2008.  Salmonella y Tomatoes: preguntas y respuestas para los consumidores.  EDIS Publication SL263SP


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