Jones, Tineke, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Food Virology


Contact Information:

6000 C and E Trail
Lacombe, Alberta T4L 1W1
Telephone: 403-782-8868
Fax: 403-782-6120
Email: tineke.jones@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • virology
  • meat hygiene
  • meat microbiology
  • food safety and processing - 410
  • microbial physiology

Current Projects:

  • Examination of the origin, survival or control of pathogenic, emerging pathogenic, model and indicator viruses on foods of animal origin
  • Differential protein expression in cold-adapted log-phase cultures of Escherichia coli

Affiliations:

  • Invited member of the Microbiological Methods Committee's Technical Group on Virology
  • Member of the International Association for Food Protection
  • Member of the Canadian Meat Science Association
  • Member of the International Society for Food and Environmental Virology

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2015

  • Jones, T.H. (2015). "Searching for Suitable Indicator Viruses of Fecal Contamination for Pork Carcass Processing.", IAFP Conference 2015, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon, USA, Jul 25-28, 2015, Oral presentation.
  • Khan, I.U.H., Cloutier, M., Lapen, D.R., Topp, E., Wilkes, G.A., Jones, T.H., Brassard, J., Edge, T.A., and Talbot, G. (2015). "Quantitative detection and assessment of occurrence of human and animal viruses in agricultural aquatic environment.", 65th Annual Canadian Society of Microbiologists Annual Conference, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 15-18, 2015. (Poster)

2014

  • Holley, R.A., Jones, T.H., and McMullen, L.M. (2014). "Food Inspection Analyses -- Safety in Numbers?", Canadian Food Insights, 2014(Spring), pp. 44-46.
  • Jones, T.H. (2014). "Fate of indicator viruses on pork carcasses during commercial processing.", International Society for Food and Environmental Virology, Corfu, Greece, September 2-5, 2014. (Presentation)

2013

  • Jones, T.H. and Muehlhauser, V. (2013). "Prevalence of Rotavirus, Bovine Enteric Calicivirus and F-RNA Coliphages on Commercial Vacuum Packaged Beef.", 58th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP 2013), Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC, USA, July 28-31, 2013.
  • Jones, T.H., Nattress, F.M., Dilts, B.D., Olsen, D., and Muehlhauser, V. (2013). "Numbers of E. coli, non-O157 STEC, F-RNA Coliphage, Rotavirus, Bovine Enteric Calicivirus on Commercial Vacuum Packaged Beef.", 93rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Meat Council, Banff, AB, Canada, May 29-31, 2013, pp. 13.
  • Topp, E., Lanthier, M., Diarra, M.S., Delaquis, P.J., Bach, S.J., McAllister, T.A., Sharma, R., Inglis, G.D., Masse, D., Bezanson, G.S., Bittman, S., Talbot, G., Masse, L., Brassard, J., Houde, A., Jones, T.H., Lapen, D.R., van Bochove, É., Gannon, V.P.J., Pintar, K.D.M., Masson, L., Neumann, N.F., and Koning, W. (2013). Assessment and management of on-farm fate of microbial and chemical contaminants carried in human and animal wastes used as organic fertilizers. Final Report SAGES #1462. (Report)
  • Wilhelm, B., Leblanc, D., Brassard, J., Gagné, M.-J., Plante, D., Bellon-Gagnon, P., Jones, T.H., Muehlhauser, V., Janecko, N., Avery, B., Friendship, R.M., McEwen, S.A., Rajic, A., and Houde, A. (2013). "A survey of prevalence and viral load of hepatitis E virus, Norovirus, and rotavirus on Canadian retail pork chops and pork livers.", Canadian Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (CAVEPM) and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) Conference (ACAVEPM 2013), University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, May 27-28, 2013.
  • Wilhelm, B., Leblanc, D., Brassard, J., Gagné, M.-J., Plante, D., Bellon-Gagnon, P., Jones, T.H., Muehlhauser, V., Janecko, N., Avery, B., Friendship, R.M., McEwen, S.A., Rajic, A., and Houde, A. (2013). "Emerging viruses project: a survey of Canadian retail pork chops and liver for hepatitis E virus, Norovirus and Rotavirus.", Canadian Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (CAVEPM) and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) Conference (ACAVEPM 2013), University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, May 27-28, 2013.

2012

  • Brandsma, S.R., Muehlhauser, V., and Jones, T.H. (2012). "Survival of Murine Norovirus and F-RNA Coliphage MS2 on Pork during Storage and Retail Display", 3rd Food and Environmental Virology Conference of the European Network for Food and Environmental Virology, Lisbon, Portugal, October 16-17, 2012.
  • Jones, T.H. (2012). "Response of Escherichia coli to Environmental Stress.", in Wong, H.C. (ed.) - Stress Response of Foodborne Microorganisms. Series: Advances in Food Safety and Food Microbiology, Nova Science Publishers Inc, Chapter 11, pp. 293-330.

2011

  • Jones, T.H. and Whittaker, V. (2011). "Development of an optimized method for the recovery of viable F-RNA coliphage MS2 from meat.", Annual Meeting of the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP 2011), Milwaukee, WI, USA, July 31-August 3, 2011. (Poster)
  • Vail, K.M., McMullen, L.M., and Jones, T.H. (2011). "Filamentation characteristics of cold-adapted log phase Listeria monocytogenes under conditions of salt and temperature stress.", Annual Meeting of the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP 2011), Milwaukee, WI, USA, July 31-August 3, 2011. (Poster)
  • Vail, K.M., McMullen, L.M., and Jones, T.H. (2011). "Filamentation of Listeria monocytogenes.", Canadian Meat Science Association 60th Annual Meeting / Canadian Meat Council Technical Symposium 91st Annual Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada, May 4-7, 2011. (Poster)

2009

  • Jones, T.H., Brassard, J., Johns, M.W., and Gagné, M.-J. (2009). "The effect of pre-treatment and sonication of centrifugal ultrafiltration devices on virus recovery.", 13th Annual Federal Food Safety and Nutrition Research Meeting (FFSNRM), Ottawa, ON, Canada, November 4-5, 2009. (Presentation)
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