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Researcher: Kocharunchitt, C (Mr Chawalit Kocharunchitt)

Fields of Research

Bacteriology
Food packaging, preservation and processing
Proteomics and intermolecular interactions (excl. medical proteomics)
Microbiology
Food safety, traceability, certification and authenticity
Cell metabolism
Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Food sciences
Microbial ecology
Post harvest horticultural technologies (incl. transportation and storage)
Food technology
Food chemistry and food sensory science

Research Objectives

Food safety
Carcass meat (incl. fish and seafood)
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Primary products from animals
Poultry
Cheese
Dairy products
Non-dairy milk
Processed food products and beverages (excl. dairy products)
Other health
Tree nuts (excl. almonds and macadamias)
Field grown vegetable crops
Manufacturing standards and calibrations
Air freight
Processed meat products

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Listeria monocytogenes: illuminating adaptation with proteomics; Microbiology Australia
Application of chlorine dioxide and peroxyacetic acid during spray chilling as a potential antimicrobial intervention for beef carcasses; Food Microbiology
Bacteriophages and nuts; two routes to safe and healthy food; 2010 Agricultural Research Development Agency Conference : Food for Health, Beauty and Long-life
Changes of the bacterial community diversity on chicken carcasses through an Australian poultry processing line; Food Microbiology
Combined effect of chilling and desiccation on survival of Escherichia coli suggests a transient loss of culturability; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Development of models to determine non-thermal inactivation of bacteria in cheese; The Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting
Effect of peracetic acid on Campylobacter in food matrices mimicking commercial poultry processing; Food Control
Effect of storage conditions on shelf stability of undiluted neutral electrolysed water; Journal of Food Protection
Effects of cold temperature and water activity stress on the physiology of Escherichia coli in relation to carcasses
Global genome response of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Sakai during dynamic changes in growth kinetics induced by an abrupt downshift in water activity; PLoS One
Global genome response of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Sakai during dynamic changes in growth kinetics induced by an abrupt temperature downshift; PLoS One
Impact of poultry processing operating parameters on bacterial transmission and persistence on chicken carcasses and their shelf life; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Integrated transcriptomic and proteomic analysis of the physiological response of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Sakai to steady-state conditions of cold and water activity stress; Molecular and Cellular Proteomics
Investigation of the Listeria monocytogenes Scott A acid tolerance response and associated physiological and phenotypic features via whole proteome analysis; Journal of Proteome Research
Modelling of the ecology of Listeria monocytogenes in foods; The Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting
Novel biocontrol methods for Listeria monocytogenes biofilms in food production facilities; Frontiers in Microbiology
Persistent phenotypes in Listeria monocytogenes revealed by a higher throughput proteomics approach; 1st International One Health Congress
Physiological response of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Sakai to dynamic changes in temperature and water activity as experienced during carcass chilling; Molecular and Cellular Proteomics
Proteome level responses of Listeria monocytogenes ScottA within a simulated fermentation system; International Union of Microbiological Societies 2011
Proteomic analysis of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in response to steady-state conditions of cold and water activity stress; Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms 2010
Proteomic response of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to steady-state conditions of cold and water activity stress; 22nd International ICFMH Symposium, Food Micro 2010
Proteomic response of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to simultaneous abrupt downshifts in temperature and water activity; The Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2012
Raw milk a risky business - Lab seeks clues to safer cheese
Shelf life of Australian red meat; Meat & Livestock Australia
The protein landscape of Listeria monocytogenes ScottA within its supraoptimal temperature growth range reveals a weakness to oxidative stress; 5th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS 2013)
Use of bacteriophages as biocontrol agents to control Salmonella associated with seed sprouts; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Utility of gel-free, label-free shotgun proteomics approaches to investigate microorganisms; Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Research Projects

Application of glucose as a novel approach for shelf-life extension of vacuum-packed chilled sheep meats; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Development of shelf life models for beef, lamb and pork; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Principal research organisation in microbial ecology and physiology; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Determination of the potential public health risks of pathogens in foods and water
Evaluation and predictive modelling of shelf life of frozen beef products in different packaging systems

Research Candidate Supervision

Reduction of Pathogenic Escherichia coli on Red Meat Carcasses by Antimicrobial Interventions
Understanding and exploiting the physiology of E. coli under combined chill and osmotic stress