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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Thomas R Usgaard
Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens & Mycology Research Unit
Physical Science Technician

Phone: (309) 681-6089
Fax: (309) 681-6672
Room 3133
USDA, ARS, MWA, NCAUR, BFPM
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A Targeted Multilocus Genotyping Assay for Lineage, Serogroup, and Epidemic Clone Typing of Listeria monocytogenes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ward, T.J., Usgaard, T.R., Evans, P. 2010. A targeted multilocus genotyping assay for lineage, serogroup, and epidemic clone typing of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(19):6680-6684.
Molecular and Phenotypic Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service Surveillance of Ready-to-Eat Foods and Processing Facilities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ward, T.J., Evans, P., Wiedmann, M., Usgaard, T.R., Roof, S.E., Stroika, S.G., Hise, K. 2010. Molecular and Phenotypic Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service Surveillance of Ready-to-Eat Foods and Processing Facilities. Journal of Food Protection. 73(5):861-869.
Multilocus Genotyping Assays for SNP-based Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ward, T.J., Ducey, T.F., Usgaard, T.R., Dunn, K.A., Bielawski, J.P. 2008. Multilocus Genotyping Assays for SNP-based Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(24):7629-7642.
A Single-Nucleotide-Polymorphism-BASED MULTILOCUS GENOTYPING ASSAY FOR SUBTYPING LINEAGE I ISOLATES OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ducey, T.F., Page, B., Usgaard, T.R., Borucki, M.K., Pupedis, K., Ward, T.J. 2007. A single-nucleotide-polymorphism-based multilocus genotyping assay for subtyping lineage I isolates of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(1):133-147.
THE PRESENCE OF GC-AG INTRONS IN N. CRASSA AND OTHER EUASCOMYCETES DETERMINED FROM ANALYSIS OF COMPLETE GENOMES: IMPLICATIONS FOR AUTOMATED GENE PREDICTION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rep, M., Duyvesteijn, R.G., Gale, L., Usgaard, T.R., Cornelissen, B.J., Ma, L., Ward, T.J. 2006. The presence of GC-AG introns in N. crassa and other Euascomycetes determined from analysis of complete genomes: Implications for automated gene prediction. Genomics. 87:338-347.
CHROMOSOME COMPLEMENT OF THE FUNGAL PLANT PATHOGEN FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM BASED ON GENETIC AND PHYSICAL MAPPING AND CYTOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gale, L.R., Bryant, J., Calvo, S., Giese, H., Katan, T., O Donnell, K., Suga, H., Taga, M., Usgaard, T.R., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C. 2005. Chromosome complement of the fungal plant pathogen Fusarium graminearum based on genetic and physical mapping and cytological observations. Genetics. 171:985-1001.
A GENETIC MAP OF GIBBERELLA ZEAE USING SEQUENCE-TAGGED SITES AND AFLPS. - (Abstract Only)
Gale, L.R., Bryant, J.D., Giese, H., Katan, T., O Donnell, K., Suga, H., Usgaard, T.R., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C. A genetic map of Gibberella zeae using sequence-tagged sites and aflps [abstract]. Fungal Genetics Newsletter 52 (Suppl):82.
A GENETIC MAP OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM USING SEQUENCED-TAGGED SITES AND AFLP MARKERS - (Abstract Only)
GALE, L.R., BRYANT, J.D., GIESE, H., KATAN, T., O DONNELL, K., SUGA, H., USGAARD, T.R., WARD, T.J., KISTLER, H.C. A GENETIC MAP OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM USING SEQUENCED-TAGGED SITES AND AFLP MARKERS. AMERICAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ABSTRACTS. 2004.
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