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    Bart C Weimer- BS, PhD
    Professor
    Population Health & Reproduction

    4023 VM3B
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 6426
    bcweimer@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    • 100K Pathogen Genome Project
    • Molecular ecology of Salmonella in ready-to-eat foods and animals;
    • Molecular diagnostics development using lipids, artificial cells, and genomics;
    • Metagenomics of extreme environments, skin, and gut;
    • DNA/RNA modification in bacteria;
    • Signal transduction and genomics of bacterial association with eukaryotic cells;
    • Effect of the redox potential on bacterial metabolism during host association;
    • Metabolism of infection and commensalism;
    • Natural antibacterial compound discovery;
    • Computing regulartory neteworks for metabolic control analysis using flux, gene expression ane metabolomics

    Specialty Focus

    Microbiology, systems biology, infectious disease, genomics

    Education

    1990 PhD Nutrition & Food Sciences - Microbiology, Utah State University,
    1986 BS Microbiology & Immunology, University of Arizona,
    1993 Post Doctoral Fellow genetics, biochemistry, University of Melbourne (Australia), Melbourne Austraila

    Honors and Awards

    2010 Best Agronomic Paper, Canadian Agronomic Society
    2010 Agilent Thought Leader Award
    2008 Researcher of the Year, Utah State University, Nutrition & Food Sciences
    2006 Iducted into Academic Keys Who's Who in Agriculture Higher Education
    2003 Inducted into Empire Who's Who
    2002 Inducted into International Who's Who Historical Society
    2001-2004 Winder Chair in Food Sciences, Utah State University, Nutrition & Food Sciences
    1999 Researcher of the Year, USU College of Family Life
    1996 Winder Chair in Food Sciences, Utah State University, Nutrition & Food Sciences
    1995 President, Institute for Food Technology, Bonneville Section
    1995 Researcher of the Year, Utah State University, College of Family Life

    Active Research Grants

    Co-Principal Investigator, Salmonella genomics in food and health, Goodridge, L (Principal Investigator), Genome Canada

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Bart C Weimer: Draft Genome Sequence of Bacillus velezensis CE2, Which Genetically Encodes a Novel Multicomponent Lantibiotic 2019 Campbell E, Gerst M, Huang BC, Kong N, Weimer BC, Yousef AE Draft Genome Sequence of Bacillus velezensis CE2, Which Genetically Encodes a Novel Multicomponent Lantibiotic Microbiol Resour Announc,
    • Bart C Weimer: Exploiting Functional Context in Biology: Reconsidering Classification of Bacterial Life 2018 Kaufman, James*, Ed Seabolt, Mark Kunitomi, Akshay Agarwal, Kristen Beck, Harsha Krishnareddy,Bart C. Weimer Exploiting Functional Context in Biology: Reconsidering Classification of Bacterial Life IEEE Computer Science,
    • Bart C Weimer: Characterization of pig mesenchymal stromal cells for investigation of bacterial association and modification of stem cell function 2018 Harness, E. Bart C. Weimer, JD Murray Characterization of pig mesenchymal stromal cells for investigation of bacterial association and modification of stem cell function Transgenic Research,
    • Bart C Weimer: Whole cell cross-linking to discover host-microbe protein cognate receptor/ligand pairs 2018 Weimer BC, Chen P, Desai PT, Chen D, Shah J Whole cell cross-linking to discover host-microbe protein cognate receptor/ligand pairs Front Microbiol,
    • Bart C Weimer: Comparative analysis of Campylobacter isolates from wild birds and chickens using MALDI-TOF, biochemical testing, and sequence analysis 2018 Lawton SJ, Weis AM, Byrne BA, Fritz H, Taff CC, Townsend AK, Weimer BC, Mete A, Wheeler S, Boyce WM Comparative analysis of Campylobacter isolates from wild birds and chickens using MALDI-TOF, biochemical testing, and sequence analysis J Vet Diagn Invest,
    • Bart C Weimer: Nitrogen fixation in a landrace of maize is supported by a mucilage-associated diazotrophic microbiota 2018 Van Deynze A, Zamora P, Delaux PM, Heitmann C, Jayaraman D, Rajasekar S, Graham D, Maeda J, Gibson D, Schwartz KD, Berry AM, Bhatnagar S, Jospin G, Darling A, Jeannotte R, Lopez J, Weimer BC, Eisen JA, Shapiro HY, Ané JM, Bennett AB Nitrogen fixation in a landrace of maize is supported by a mucilage-associated diazotrophic microbiota PLoS Biol,
    • Bart C Weimer: Effect of collection temperature on metabolite content in exhaled breath condensate 2018 Zamuruyev KO, Borras E, Pettit DR, Aksenov AA, Simmons JD, Weimer BC, Schivo M, Kenyon NJ, Delplanque JP, Davis CE Effect of collection temperature on metabolite content in exhaled breath condensate Anal Chim Acta,
    • Bart C Weimer: The journey of Campylobacter: a genomic analysis of a successful zoonotic pathogen 2017 Weis, Allison M., Bart C. Weimer The journey of Campylobacter: a genomic analysis of a successful zoonotic pathogen Atlas of Science ,
    • Bart C Weimer: Prebiotic oligosaccharides potentiate host protective responses against Listeria monocytogenes infection 2017 Chen P, Reiter T, Huang B, Kong N, Weimer BC Prebiotic oligosaccharides potentiate host protective responses against Listeria monocytogenes infection Pathogens,
    • Bart C Weimer: Exhaled breath metabolomic longitudinal study for an early prediction of health alterations in dolphins 2017 Borras E, Aksenov AA, Baird M, Novick B, Schivo M, Zamuruyev KO, Pasamontes A, Parry C, Foutouhi S, Venn-Watson S, Weimer BC, Davis CE Exhaled breath metabolomic longitudinal study for an early prediction of health alterations in dolphins Anal Bioanal Chem,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2019 Kaufman JH, Elkins CA, Davis M, Weis AM, Huang BC, Mammel MK, Patel IR, Beck KL, Edlund S, Chambliss D, Douglas J, Bianco S, Kunitomi M, Weimer BC: Insular Microbiogeography, Marco D, (ed), Microbial Ecology: Current advances from genomics, metagenomics and other "omics". .

    2017 Bellesia F, Pinetti A, Simon-Sarkadi L, Zucchi C, Csapó J, Weimer BC, Caglioti L, Pályi G: Amino acids as food quality factors in Parmigiano Reggiano hard cheese, Chapter 19, Gyula Pályi, Róbert Kurdi, Claudia Zucch, (ed), Advances in Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Related Topic, New York, New York. 357-367.

    2017 Ganesan B, Weimer BC: Biotechnology of flavor formation in fermented dairy products, Havkin-Frenkel D, Dudai N, (ed), Biotechnology in Flavor Production, 2nd Edition, Singapore. .

    2017 Ganesan B, Weimer BC: Amino Acid Catabolism and Its Relationship to Cheese Flavor Outcomes, Fox PF, McSweeney PLH, Everett DW, Cotter P, (ed), In Cheese: Chemistry, Physics, & Microbiology 4th Edition. .

    2015 Ganesan B, Weimer BC: Biotechnology of flavor formation in fermented dairy products, Havkin-Frenkel D, Dudai N, (ed), Biotechnology in Flavor Production, 2nd Edition ISBN 978-1-118-35406-3. 133-158.